By the time I was 50 I had been committed to psychiatric wards four times, attempted suicide a dozen times, divorced twice, roved from job to job and home to home, subjected myself to analysis by dozens of therapists and psychiatrists, used sex and drugs freely as needed to control my moods, took dozens of psychotropic medications, slept with 100 men and women, and spent several fortunes. I continued to look for the perfect drug to control my mood swings without horrible side effects. There didn’t seem to be one.
About the author:
Kris Rock is a retired Technical Writer and grandmother who has had many homes but presently lives in Newport News, VA. She has three children, three grandchildren, and one Border Collie. She enjoyed a 25-year career as a Technical Writer and Editor, during which she worked on a wide variety of documents for NASA Langley Research Center and many military aircraft companies. She attended 13 different universities and earned almost 500 college credits in subjects as varied as mechanical engineering, anthropology, business, nursing, and many others. In retirement she works as a freelance writer and editor, as well as being a delivery driver for a popular fast food chain. She also plays competitive duplicate bridge. She swims for an hour most mornings and enjoys walking. Her goal in life is to write more books and help others realize their dreams of doing the same. In the last few years she has edited ten memoirs and submitted two other books for publication.