To Stay on Meds, or Not to Stay on Meds

What I struggle with is do the side effects outweigh the effectiveness of the medication. I often turn to my Seroquel because it is my main struggle medication. The positives are that it is effective as an antipsychotic medication, and it is the only thing that has been effective as a sleep aid


A Mental Health Post – Trouble on the Horizon

I went to my appointment on Monday with some level of comfort. Then my world changed. My “over the webcam’ psychiatrist told me that the county is not allowing him to prescribe my most crucial medication right now– Ativan.

When You Know, Depression is on the Horizon

I am a planning type of person and knowing that SAD months are the hardest for me. I plan with my therapist to see her more frequently. In contrast, in the summer months, I only see my therapist once or twice a month.

My Social Anxiety Life Part Eight

I wrote this piece yesterday. It’s always great to share my social anxiety experience on my blog. My series “My Social Anxiety Life” is always a great glimpse into how … Continue reading My Social Anxiety Life Part Eight

My Weekly Wrap-Up 12/11 – 12/16

These weekly wrap-ups are always good for me because it marks the end of one week of The Bipolar Writer blog and the start of another. I spend so much … Continue reading My Weekly Wrap-Up 12/11 – 12/16

My Experience with the American Healthcare System

I tend to wait for the right time to talk about subjects as the American Healthcare System. In my ten-year journey, I have seen the worst of the American Healthcare … Continue reading My Experience with the American Healthcare System