Tags » Manic Depressive

Still in the depths

Depression is like Dante’s Circles of Hell – you know you’re only visiting, but it doesn’t make that journey any easier. Each experience is slightly different – it could be just depression, or it could be Super sized because of the circumstances you have in your life. 858 more words


Book of the Week

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir.

Cartoonist Ellen Forney explores the relationship between “crazy” and “creative” in this graphic memoir of her bipolar disorder, woven with stories of famous bipolar artists and writers. 191 more words


On Time

Once upon a Time….

What is Time?

What time is it? What time do I see you?

Is it Time, yet? 

We look at time as an abstract, absolute. 530 more words


My First Rejection

So, I received my first rejection letter. It was a soul crushing experience. I tried desperately to put into words what I was feeling, only to crash and burn into a fit of tears. 1,965 more words

Random Mind Garbles

Down Days

We all have down days. Days where our usual optimism and hope are far away and beyond reach. Days when all you want to do is sleep until the next day in case it is better, even when nothing bad is actually happening. 797 more words


It's never lupus!

It’s what House always says on his tv show “It’s never lupus!”  Well unfortunately for me, this time it IS lupus.  I’ve got lupus, or at least that’s what it looks like.  188 more words



Birthdays are the worst.

Seeing your birthday notifications pop up every year is still hard- because somehow I always manage to forget until the day of. 517 more words