This Bipolar Life: The Meds Merry-go-Round

So whenever you get a diagnosis of bipolar the first thing the docs, and reasonably so, want to try is medication. Of course this is along with behavioral therapy but they definitely want you on meds. This can get very interesting as you sometimes have to try dozens of different meds and/or med combinations to … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: The Meds Merry-go-Round

This Bipolar Life: The Professional Fallacy

So in the ideal world healthcare folks come with credentials and experience.  In truth the credentials are in fact real but the ability to relate to a patient's reality can leave a lot to be desired.  I know this because of my own efforts (and those of many friends and family) in finding medical professionals over the years and … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: The Professional Fallacy