Tag Archives: depression

Rabit holes and chemicals

And here we go again. I’m beginning to think that I’m headed into another downward spiral.  Of course that’s a nice way of saying, I’m getting depressed.  Again.  It’s odd, really.  Winter is my bad season, almost guaranteed to bring … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

And the fight goes on… I’ve said it before, this whole “normal’ think is boring.  I’ve strived for this years now, and thanks to a successful treatment plan, I’ve managed to put the crazy to rest. And it’s driving me … Continue reading

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Consciously Unconscious

Yep; Life is good. Now that I’m appropriately doped up and have all the neurons and synapses working and firing the way they’re supposed to, and all those important brain chemicals delicately balanced, things are just humming right along.  It’s … Continue reading

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Nothing Compares to this.

Bipolar Personality Disorder is a physical disease, much like Diabetes or Epilepsy. Boy has that generated a lot of comments.  Actually, that has pissed a lot of people off. That statement has been made frequently in my posts and continues … Continue reading

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Will it still smell sweet?

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and Juliet Act II Scene II, written by William Shakespeare.    Or Sir Francis Bacon depending on which theory you subscribe to.  In the play the point is made that … Continue reading

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So, it’s like this….

I am Bipolar. By illness is unique to me, just like every other person who is afflicted with this disease.  But there are features and characteristics that are shared that cross the uniqueness.  That’s why there can be a DMS … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunities

I don’t really have any regrets up until now. No regrets, but I do hate that there have been so many missed opportunities. I’ve had so many chances to do many great things, yet here I am in my mid … Continue reading

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A new beginning…

To say my first hospitalization was life changing is a gross understatement.  There have been countless other times I’ve been an inpatient, but none more significant than that first time.  It was to directly impact my life for the next … Continue reading

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A first time for everything

I loved my first therapist.   And I hated her with a passion. She was actually a really awesome therapist. Her skill is one of the reasons I hated her so much. She would quickly drill down to the core, and … Continue reading

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No rules, just write.

I think I’ve lost my focus a bit. When I started writing a couple of years or so ago, the purpose was to document my illness and track my progress; or lack thereof. Lately however it’s developed into something more … Continue reading

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