I am so bipolar, and I am unashamed. This blog is dedicated to those living with bipolar disorder and learning how to live their best lives. Bringing some order to our disorder.
It’s bedtime, you’re exhausted, but you still need to take your nightly handful of psych meds and vitamins. Instead of taking one or two at a time, you pop the whole handful into your mouth as some kind of challenge. Challenge accepted. As the water hits your lips you panic that maybe, just maybe, you … Continue reading Bipolar Meds Hurt!
Never knowing which of my brains is going to show up for work in the morning leaves me with constant anxiousness. Today my overwhelmed-can’t-accomplish-anything-no-matter-how-small-brain showed up. Awesome. I want my brain to stop. But it won’t. Sometimes I ask my husband what he is thinking and he says, “nothing.” How nice that must be. I’m … Continue reading Bipolar Overwhelmed
While bipolar medication withdrawals are a real bitch, it makes ‘normalcy’ feel like pure bliss! I suppose that is the true silver lining I have found in having bipolar disorder; appreciating ‘normal’ times way more than I would had I not ever had bipolar. I would like to thank all of you from the bottom … Continue reading Getting Over Bipolar Medication Withdrawals
I will never again hide the fact that I have bipolar disorder. That would be denying a piece of myself, and I’m not down with that. Many of you have asked, “what is it like to tell someone you have bipolar?” There are 4 types of people who I meet: The freaked-out person. These people … Continue reading The 4 Kinds of People You Will Meet When Saying “I Have Bipolar”