I am human. I am educated. I am outgoing. I have tons of friends. I am also an addict. I am a recovering addict and suffer from depression, general anxiety, … Continue reading Apologue of an Addict
I originally created my personal blog to share raw and vulnerable truth in fighting the battle in mental illness. Slowly, it became a breathing ground for me to vent and … Continue reading An angry blogger
It was always the goal for me to write full-time. It has always been a dream of mine to be financially stable enough to write full-time. I have been a … Continue reading Official Launch of the James Edgar Skye Patreon Account
I started the next big thing for The Bipolar Writer blog, a newsletter!
Think about how scientists determine whether medications are safe before they are manufactured. Most of the time they use lab rats, guinea pigs or mice to determine the safety, adverse … Continue reading I am a Klonopin (Clonazepam) Lab Rat
If you’re looking for someone to write mental health blog posts for your blog, let me know. I am expanding my freelance business in case the whole Patreon thing does … Continue reading Writing Mental Health Blog Posts
Here is a typical day on Ativan. I take 1mg in the morning. By noon-1pm I am already having major anxiety. I have to wait until about 5pm to take another 1m or 2mg based on the anxiety level. That will last me until about 9pm where I would have to take 1-2mg in hopes my anxiety still doesn’t spiral. In a typical week, I would have 3-4 panic attacks (as of recently) and I was a struggle every moment.
A Note of Changes for Collaborators I wanted to preface this blog post with this, I know the collaborators are busy people with many things that are commanding their time. … Continue reading Collaborator Changes & New Contributors
A Start of a New Journey My most chronicled mental illness struggle that has been featured on this blog is my ongoing struggles with social anxiety and the all-important medication … Continue reading Finally! A Change in Medicaiton
Life has been tough for me lately, and the mental exhaustion has been significant. I hate saying that because I am stronger than all the symptoms of my mental illness. … Continue reading Mental Exhaustion
This is not a gardening blog. Just as well because I am not a gardener. But which of us is not encouraged by Spring? It’s a cold one here in … Continue reading Spring, Mental Health style
I made the hardest move I’ve ever made this past week. Quitting on my therapist. I hate leaving people and I do not like the feeling of letting people down. … Continue reading How do you find “the one?”