If jumping to conclusions was a sport, I would be competing in the Olympics. See you all next year in Tokyo 😉 ! When something bad happens like I make … Continue reading I Jump to Conclusions like an Olympian
Sometime over the past couple months I just gave up. I stopped showering as often, stopped answering calls and texts from my family, and stopped going to class. If … Continue reading All I Need Is A Little Help From My People.
My wife says she can always tell when I go off my medication. She says I stop making sense, speak gibberish, and do and say things that are utterly irrational. … Continue reading The Unfettered Insanity of Unmedicated Bipolar Disorder
Don’t you think that you need somebody?Don’t you think that you need someone?Everybody needs somebodyYou’re not the only one Guns N’ Roses – November Rain Loneliness – the dreadful, gnawing … Continue reading You’re Not the Only One (And That’s a Good Thing)
I have been on medication for my bipolar disorder – and depression before it – for a great number of years. The most recent cocktail of drugs has been the … Continue reading Mental Illness, Escapism, and Addiction
Some time ago I took myself to the cinema to watch Lars von Trier’s film Melancholia. Three quarters of the way through the film I got an attack of claustrophobia … Continue reading Days when life scrolls across the vision…
What I am planning on doing is upgrading this blog to the business class. I can do a lot more with sharing the stories of others through this platform. What I want to do is take this blog to the next level. I want to be able to allow others to sell their work on my blog. (It will also help me sell my own work so there is that part of why I would like to upgrade.)
life is too short to be boring.
Have you ever asked yourself that question? During moments when I’m frustrated with a wave of depression or a frantic zap of anxiety hits me, I wonder what my life … Continue reading Who Am I Without My Mental Illness?
My Mental Health and Personal Goals 2019 Edition It is that time of year when we begin anew and make goals and resolutions that we hope to keep in the … Continue reading 2019 Goals for The Bipolar Writer
It’s that time again, time to list resolutions for the year ahead, defining a “new” start, a “new” year, a “new” you. Well, pardon me if I say, forget that … Continue reading Resolutions Undefined
Why is it so easy to believe the negativity anxiety pours into my mind? At the moment, my anxiety has taken the form of a dark storm cloud in my … Continue reading Anxiety’s Lies