Tag: bipolar

  • Poetry – Minor bouts of mania

    minor bouts of mania fun guy get things done depressed sit in dark room give me whatever I want clean the house contact reach out talkative grocery store line love me they all love me bulldoze you all

  • Why I’ve Been MIA (and my 39th birthday!)

    Hi everyone! I know it has been a while since you heard from me! I went from blogging everyday or every other day, to struggling to blog once or twice a week, to just not blogging at all for over a month. I think part of it might have been burnout, part of it was […]

  • DEPRESSION CYCLE AGAIN

    Feeling majorly depressed and trying to cling to hope that it will end soon.

  • Life Update – Health, Exciting News!

    It’s been a minute since I just did a life update, so let’s take a minute to do so! I’ll break it up into categories for ease: Physical health – Thank God, the Topamax increase seems to have helped the migraines quite a bit. They aren’t gone entirely, but have been much better lately. Still […]

  • Poetry – Unwanted House Guest

    Depression barges in again. No invitation. No explanation. No deposit. No references. No promises. And no move out date.

  • And the Mood Disorder Strikes Again…

    I’ve had a really bad couple days. The day before yesterday I had a total meltdown because I couldn’t get a painting right. It was kind of the last straw, as I have been struggling terribly with irritability, anxiety, ocd, and anger lately. At first I thought it was just a phase or one of […]

  • Not Taking Your Psych Meds

    Maybe it is the bipolar, but I tend to go through cycles where I stop taking my antidepressant or bipolar medicine because I start thinking either it doesn’t really work for me, I decide I would rather try natural alternatives, or I start thinking that the new agers are right and the pharmaceutical industry is […]

  • Struggling to Blog

    Lately I have really been struggling with motivation to blog. Due to a depressive slump, I’ve been having trouble with the desire to do much of anything, but blogging especially has fallen by the wayside. It makes me feel bad because I truly do appreciate this community and love the interaction I get with all […]

  • First Appointment with New Psychiatrist

    I had my first appointment with my new psychiatrist yesterday (my old doctor unexpectedly retired last month). Yesterday’s appointment had to be via video because of Covid. I was super anxious about it beforehand, not knowing what he was like or if we would be a good match. For a first visit, I would MUCH […]

  • Quarantine Depression

    I’m struggling right now mentally and emotionally. Here are some of the reasons: I found out yesterday that my psychiatrist is retiring at the end of the month, so I have to start seeing someone new, beginning with my next appointment in June. I think one of the worst things is that I won’t get […]