June 22nd, 2006

Tim Casey

Getting to Know You Questionnaire

I joined this community awhile back and was surprised to find several of my friends also belong. But I don't think I ever filled this out, so here goes:

1.Do you do anything creative like art,poetry,singing,writing or playing music,dancing or other? Art, mostly when I'm grieving. Singing, writing, anytime.

2.Were you been abused as a child or teen? Yes. My father beat me with a belt. Also I was deprived of medical treatment for a serious condition which has had a lasting effect on me. There were other kinds of psychological abuse too.

3.Do you collect dolls or toys? Teddy bears

4.At what age did you start dating? I think I was 15.

5.Do you have any physical conditions? Like migraines,ibs,arthritis,fybromialga etc,,? I suffer from urinary incontinence as a result of #2 above, I also have a tendency to not notice certain stimuli even if painful, like if I'm burning myself.

6.Do you suffer from depression? Yes

7.Do you suffer from anxiety? Yes

8.Do you suffer from PTSD or other? ADD

9.Are you shy? Yes, but not as bad as I used to be.

10.Are you on any anti-depressants or anti anxiety medication or any other psychotroptic meds for psychiatric reasons? Yes, Ritalin, Wellbutrin, Celexa

11.Do you have a hopeful future outlook? Yes, I'm very optimistic.

12.Do you take life one day at a time or plan ahead for the future? Mostly one day at a time.

13.Do you trust easily or is it very hard for you to trust? I think I have good judgement as far as who I can trust. It's like intuitive or something.

14.Do you like art? If so what are your favorite kinds? I love art. Surrealism, Impressionism, Abstract, children's art, just about anything.

15.What kind of music do you listen to usually? Rock without the hard edge. Anything from Beatles to Coldplay.

16.Name 3 favorite movies. I loved Ma Vie en Rose (My Life in Pink), Toys, ET...but I also enjoy action movies and spy movies too.

17.Why did you join this community? To find others like myself who haven't let go of childhood and don't think that it's a bad thing.

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