April 2015

A Lack Of Hope

Dear reader, I called the outpatients department at my local hospital yesterday evening to ask a few questions in preparation for my long-awaited test on Monday. Unexpectedly- and much to my dismay- I was told…


Fear

Dear Reader, I write to you from my bed to which I have been confined for multiple weeks. Understandably, I don’t have much to say. I am frightened. My health deteriorates daily. I am becoming…



Pride

Dear Reader, As my three year Sobriety Birthday is approaching (April16th), I thought it might be nice to repeat to you something I wrote on Facebook, last year, for my two year birthday… “Today, by…


Alcoholism For Me

Dear Reader, I think it is about time for me to give you some insight into the madness of my drinking days, especially as my three year sobriety birthday is coming up. It helps me…


How Do I Know I’m Bipolar? Mania

There are hundreds of comprehensive lists out there, listing the signs and symptoms of bipolar, but diagnosing the illness is not as simple as one might imagine. I was diagnosed with type II bipolar in…


How Do I Know I’m Bipolar? Depression

In continuation of my post on mania in bipolar disorder, I will now make a similar list of my experiences with bipolar depression. Bipolar Depression is characterized as… -Sadness I’m not going to suggest that…



To The Future

Dear Reader, I write to you on the eve of 2015. So much has changed since this time last year to the point where it feels surreal. I feel that this is a good time…


To The Future (continued)

To continue: My friend took me to the hospital that night where I discovered that I had torn all of the ligaments in my right knee. I was given crutches and sent home. I believe…