This Bipolar Life: Up in Smoke

So, you think brain fog and memory problems are just minor problems for those of us with bipolar disorder? Well I’m here to tell you adamantly that they aren’t. At least not for me. I forget nearly everything, even with an online and paper calendar. I routinely forget doctor appointments, for me and for the … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Up in Smoke

This Bipolar Life: Twice Over

So, this bipolar thing is pretty much a pain in the neck but it gets even worse when there are co-occurring disorders. What does that mean? It’s when there are more than one disorder in a person, related or not. In my experience I developed a few additional disorders over the past several years. It’s … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Twice Over

Random, Crazy, Disorganized, and Awesome…the Early Morning Teen

With school of teenagers coming up head this throwback of a post seems perfect: Okay, even adults don't want to get up at 6am to leave the house for work so why on earth we would create a system that requires the moodiest of human creatures to do so is beyond me.  That said I … Continue reading Random, Crazy, Disorganized, and Awesome…the Early Morning Teen

This Bipolar Life: Latest News Roundup

I recently realized I'd not been putting out my blog because of fear. I am who I am and nothing else. I know that I'm good enough for me and am working on not giving a damn about everyone else thinks. So yeah, there's my "gut spilling" for the week. BTW, my next post will … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Latest News Roundup

This Bipolar Life: Sick and Sliding

Why is it that when I am physically ill it can trigger a depressive episode? Is it the sitting around doing nothing? Is it the feeling of my body betraying me? Is it all the sleeping? Is it the time I now have to think of everything that's ever happened in my life and ruminate on it? … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Sick and Sliding