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About a week ago, I wrote a summary of my best advice for how to handle depression.  Today, I am putting together the companion piece:  my best advice for how to handle mania and a summary of my experiences with bipolar disorder in general. 1,791 more words

Bipolar Medication

This is my review list of medications I have taken. Not all of them are specifically for bipolar but they are ones I have been prescribed. 126 more words

My First Bipolar Diet Blog Post 

So, here we are.

When I originally came up with the idea of The Bipolar Diet Blog I had some awesome & funny ideas to start of with, to entice you to read further, but now, sat here, I cannot remember one thing I thought about earlier today as I made my first morning coffee. 835 more words


Epilepsy & Migraines — Kissing Cousins

A strong relationship between migraines and epilepsy has long been suspected.

But now it is fact, according to extensive research cited by Steven Karceski, MD in Practical Neurology Magazine. 566 more words


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

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.