On Bipolar

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…


Rewind

“I wish I could rewind and find out where it all went so wrong.” Dear Reader, Spending all this time in bed is making me quite contemplative so I thought this would be a good…


Looking Back: A Bad Episode

For the majority of the time it is almost impossible to make any sense out of bipolar mood swings. More often than not it has next to nothing to do with circumstances, other than the sadness and ‘depression’ that ‘normal’ people experience when things go wrong. If this cycle was all to do with circumstances then I would have the power to turn it around, but I have no clue what happened to my mind last week when- at the start- I had to be wrestled of the top of a bridge by my confused and desperate boyfriend.


A Mixed Episode

“I fear constantly that I will shoot myself in the head eventually like most people do if they want to kill themselves and are hearing voices- because it would be like you are finally shutting…


Background

I suppose some history of my conditions is in order before I come to describing the present. I am in a way writing to myself as much of you in that I often forget or…