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.
At night, I lie awake terrified. I’m terrified that I am losing my mind. Terrified that I’ll end up back in the psychiatric hospital. I am also so angry right now. I am not posting this for sympathy or for people to feel badly for me. I’m writing this post so that others who feel … Continue reading Today, I hate having bipolar
On a scale of ‘one to ten’ how busy have you made your life? Do you have the time to stop and smell the flowers? I think that we were created to regularly stop and smell the flowers; we need to. In a never-ending world of to-do lists, I find myself putting off life’s simple … Continue reading Enjoying Life’s Simple Pleasures
Please tell me if you’ve ever experienced the withdrawal symptoms of psychiatric medications. They are AWFUL. For the past week I’ve been walking around with what I can only describe as “whole body shocks.” It feels like someone is giving my whole body an electric shock wave every few minutes. It is annoying to say … Continue reading Bipolar Med Withdrawal Symptoms
Even the most mentally healthy and stable of people will at some point be affected by mental health issues. Be it their own experience or that of a loved one. According to the World Health Organization, “One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in … Continue reading We All Have Mental Health