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Day Two

Yesterday I went to see my regular psychiatric nurse: I’ve been her patient for years. I haven’t had much contact with her for months (for various reasons including that I was, overall, functioning for most of the time) but am back to once a week. 588 more words

Mental Health

My first day working on medication

It probably seems stupid, that I am now in my 40’s. Yet I had never had a diagnosis, never taken medication for Bipolar.


In my last blog (which hardly anyone read) I wrote about my bipolar disorder.  I have always thought crazy people were interesting, but people don’t seem to think I am.   863 more words

Present Day, January 24, 2017

Tonight I will pop my first Risperdal. For those of you who don’t know, much like me a few weeks ago, it is an antipsychotic often utilized for treating people with schizophrenia, autism irritability, and in my case…Bipolar. 542 more words



Good morning, everyone! Encouraged by my first visit to my new neurologist last week, I thought this would be a perfect time to give you a progress report of sorts. 415 more words