The topic I rarely see talked about is hallucinations. I feel this is an important topic to open-up about. Continue reading Bipolar Disorder: Invisible Demons
Living with paranoia is difficult to manage. Especially if you have a mental disorder. Regardless if I’m on medication or not, it plagues me. Continue reading Bipolar Disorder: Paranoia
Living with bipolar disorder is often no easy task. When you throw mania into the mix, life becomes quite interesting! Continue reading Bipolar Disorder: My Mania
Living in my skin has never really been a walk in the park.
I’m sure this is the same for most of you! Continue reading My Life
How many of you have created an upheaval during a holiday, thanks to your bipolar disorder?
Well, I have!
Have you ever been hypomanic during Thanksgiving? Well, Thanksgiving is approaching and I’m hypomanic! Continue reading Surviving Thanksgiving
Getting through the holidays can be challenging to say the least. The holidays are supposed to be a time where distant relatives, close family members, cousins, and good friends come together during a time of fellowship. Continue reading Surviving The Holidays
The balancing act of medications are often frustrating. From simply taking a few pills a day to managing those pills plus general side effects.
I’m currently taking Abilify, Tegretol, and Trihexyphenidyl for my Bipolar Disorder.
Until recently, I had little to no side effects on my current medications. Though my past use was a little different.
I have in the past been on 16-different medications to find what I thought was the right cocktail.
Recently, I’ve been vomiting at night. Well after dinner, but before bed. Why this is I don’t know. Though its been going on for two months at an interval of every other week.
I’m sitting here, alone in the near dark. I’m writing this using my cell phone. The feeling that is over burdening is loneliness. Behind that is sadness.
Why I’m feeling this, I don’t know. But its ravaging my mind. Continue reading Living With Depression
What may be unusual to some, is quite normal for another. What am I talking about, simply pet therapy. Many of us have a dog, cat, fish, reptile, etc. In some cases our pets turn into a form of therapy for those with a mental illness.