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Beginnings

It’s like reincarnation; living one life after another, each one vastly different from the last. Every life goes through changes.  Through normal maturation, needs, desires, circumstances, environments, disasters, and successes carry one from one place to another.  And during this … Continue reading

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The next step

I miss writing. It’s been over a month since I’ve written anything or posted any blogs.  I have used my writings over the years to both document my trials dealing with Bipolar Mood Disorder and as a part of my … Continue reading

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Being content being content.

I’m finding it very difficult to write these days.  It’s not that I have run out of things to say…far from it.  The problem has been finding the right words and having the motivation to work through it.  At the … Continue reading

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The secret life

The stigma of being bipolar lays on you like a wet blanket. No, make that 1,000 wet blankets. Society has such a skewed view of the illness, and is quick to judge and condemn. The media has a lot to … Continue reading

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Can you trust this? Can I?

It’s really great how well things have gone over the last year.   Sure, I’ve had some ups and downs, but even with all the difficulties I’ve had, I’ve still managed to maintain well, and kept my mood appropriate. After so … Continue reading

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How quickly we forget.

All in all, it hasn’t been that long that I’ve been this stable.  It was just a year ago that I was headed into another bad depression.  And I was hospitalized after a near fatal overdose only nine months ago.  … Continue reading

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I often wonder…

I’ve always been a kind of a ‘go with the flow’ kind of guy.  Even when I’m not manic, things just happen and I go along.  Of course, when I’m manic it goes over the top.  But if it feels … Continue reading

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It can happen to you…

To those who have followed this blog for a while, it’s obvious that I’ve had my share of struggles.  Being bipolar is devastating and touches every aspect of your life.  Bipolar disorder is a mental illness, but it’s an illness … Continue reading

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The learning continues

The question of the day has been, how do you deal with 50 year old suppressed feelings?  It’s evident that all the feelings and emotions over the many years have shaped current personality traits and behaviors.  It just stands to … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning Again

Well, here I am.  Back where I started.  That’s not to say I haven’t made some progress, but there are mistakes I can’t seem to stop making and behaviors I’ve been unable to control.  I really don’t think I ask … Continue reading

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