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It’s been a shit couple of weeks but things are looking up

So since I’ve last posted I’ve been in a bipolar depressive episode and I’ve been struggling to get out of bed and go to my university classes but the past couple of weeks I’ve been going to class again and feeling better. 251 more words

Treading Water

So here we go again. I’ve been busy writing down ideas and starting a much more substantial piece of writing – but today I felt the need to come back to the blog for the first time in months and unload because words from my mouth are failing me right now. 802 more words

Personal

Diagnosis

I don’t remember much of my own childhood.

What I do remember is how difficult it was to live with my mother.

She has Bipolar I with psychotic symptoms. 125 more words

Bipolar

Seroquel

Living with the side effects of bipolar medications is better than living with untreated bipolar disorder. But that doesn’t mean that it’s all that great either. 169 more words

Bipolar

Workflow

I am several different people at work and in life.

I don’t have dissociative identity disorder (neé multiple personality disorder). But I do suffer from bipolar disorder, which affects my personality greatly. 203 more words

Bipolar

Shower

I spend so much time depressed that I don’t always notice the depression has taken hold.

Didn’t shower for a couple of months. Was I depressed the entire time, or had I simply grown accustomed to the lack of personal hygiene that depression affords? 172 more words

Bipolar

I’m Okay Right Now: Living with Bipolar

I’m okay right now.

A few months ago I was in the throes of a mixed state, and before that I was in a deep depression for about a year and a half. 1,836 more words