My official diagnosis when it comes to anxiety is social anxiety and panic disorder. Right now, I am dealing with anxiety in several ways. I take a benzo, clonazepam, and I do other things that help me cope with my anxiety like breathing techniques, meditation, and writing. My ultimate de-stressor. I have not had a large number of panic attacks per week when things are good, but lately, I have dealt with them more.
Hope. That is what I am always saying in these blog posts. I was ready to die in 2010, and yet I was one of the lucky ones.
Since 1997 when my parents built my family home, my room has been my special place. I am safe here among all that is familiar. My four walls stained with … Continue reading Losing My Safe Space
When it comes to drugs I don’t have a whole lot experience but that many of our people in the mental illness community have turned to drugs as a way to cope. I high school, I used marijuana as a way to deal with depression and anxiety, and I was lucky enough not to have gotten into hard drugs.
Become a Patron!https://c6.patreon.com/becomePatronButton.bundle.js When I ask people that what they think about what chronic anxiety is, they respond that it is just a person who is anxious all the time … Continue reading The Many Faces of Anxiety and Panic Attacks
Become a Patron!https://c6.patreon.com/becomePatronButton.bundle.js It has been a long process trying to get people to become Patreons, I don’t have significant things yet to add to my tiers and while I … Continue reading A Thank You to Those Who Became Patrons
I’m starting to see some negative characteristics in myself. Recently feelings of jealousy have been becoming more and more prominent in my mind. My jealously is fueled by fear. The … Continue reading Reflecting Before It Gets Ugly
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
My Last Thoughts of 2018 2018 was a fantastic year The Bipolar Writer blog. I can’t believe it was only the first full year. 149,136 views! I meant to do this post prior to … Continue reading A Final Goodbye to 2018
This time of the year is a struggle for me to continue to write, and while this post is not the norm for me it is real and honest. Unlike … Continue reading Talking Myself Out of the Dark