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Hello. My name is Christine and I am mentally ill.

I have depression, a form of bipolar called hypomania and I am a recovering alcoholic with 10 years of sobriety.   I am also an investigative reporter, a single-mother, dog-owner and coupon clipper. I have a mortgage, a teenage daughter, a job, credit cards, a gym membership and a load of laundry that needs to be folded.

I am 50 years old and I prefer to call my gray...

Welcome to Depression on My Mind

Welcome to the Depression On My Mind. I'm pleased to introduce to you Christine Stapleton, a weekly columnist ("Kicking Depression") for the Palm Beach Post since 2006. We look forward to her weekly musings and thoughts about depression...