It’s been a while since I last posted and I was feeling guilty. I am on “pregnancy safe” medications at the moment whilst we try to get pregnant- unfortunately I have been on this combination before and it proved ineffective, but there is apparently no alternative to go onto the ones that do help me.… Read More Mania
This young boy has gone viral- his mum was forced to pick him up from school at lunchtime due to the extent of the bullying that he was being subject to. She videoed her conversation with him, for such a young boy he really does show true intelligence and sensitivity; asking questions like “Why do… Read More Bullying is never ok!
If you suffer from BP or any other mental illness it can be hard to decide who to tell, who to trust, and especially if your employer will be understanding. When I first had a breakdown in 2010 whilst I still lived in the UK. I think because everyone around me did not see it coming… Read More Should I tell my boss??
Today I saw a post on facebook by my cousins husband it had a picture of trees and said “this is an anti-depressant” and next to a picture of medication “this is Sh*t”- it really got under my skin. I could hear how he would say it and I just thought- how little do you… Read More Ignorant People
I’ve been really low recently. As usual I cannot pin point the source. It just feels like I’m drowning and all I want to do is stop fighting it and let go. The nightmares are consuming my sleep, always about people around me or my past, always vivid, about my mistakes. I cannot rid them… Read More Feeling of Drowning
I seem to have a very short fuse the last few days. I am not great with confrontation and I internalize my emotions and let them eat away at me. One of the reasons I finally snapped in 2010. These days, even when I attempt to express my emotions I can’t put them into the… Read More Frustration
Aint it the truth! My health benefits cover a certain $ amount on massages for the year. It’s one of the only times I don’t physical contact from another human being. I can go for one on a Monday and to a different therapist on the Tuesday and they will both think I haven’t had… Read More
So I saw my psychiatrist last week to go over how my current cocktail of drugs has been working…. I hate these conversations, I hate the drugs, I hate the lack of control, and above all else I hate the side effects. A few months ago we listed out what I had and hadn’t tried… Read More The balancing act
What is it about furr-babies that can be so relaxing?! If you read my Dark Days page you will notice that I have a dog and three cats- the cats came first and the third one was got during a manic state. When I had my breakdown in 2010 and finally started getting out again… Read More Animal Science