Bipolar Disorder

Information about – and experiences from a sufferer of – the mental illness, Bipolar Disorder.


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So I had a little poll on Twitter asking what people would like to see me write about next. More information about me personally and my experiences won, so that’s what this will be about. However, I’ve already written quite a bit about how my illness affects me. So I’ll […]

About my childhood and various Q&A


 Long time, no update. What gives?! It’s been a while since I’ve written anything. Perhaps I just want to forget that I have a mental illness sometimes. I mean, wouldn’t everyone want to if possible? If it’s constantly on your mind, then you likely aren’t doing very well – unless […]

Long time, no update. Here’s what’s new…




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As I noted in one of my previous posts, I’d been feeling somewhat depressed. However, lately I feel that the depression may be more ‘normal’ than my typical bipolar episodes. I realized there’s something more going on…  Mental illness has ripped parts of life from me… Rather than just being […]

Mental illness has ripped my life apart


I’ve posted about this on twitter to some extent, but I’m sure not everyone follows me to know what’s going on. Anyway, during the last appointment with my therapist we discussed several things – including my recent hallucinations and some from the past, along with my paranoia and some other […]

I may have Schizoaffective Disorder




So I’m having ridiculously rapid cycling with my Bipolar disorder lately. What is rapid cycling? Well, if it’s not common sense, let me quote WebMD: “Rapid cycling is a pattern of frequent, distinct episodes in bipolar disorder. In rapid cycling, a person with the disorder experiences four or more episodes […]

Ultra-rapid cycling lately



Just a quick personal update! I finally saw my new therapist I met and talked to my new therapist yesterday, after not having one for a couple of years. I wasn’t looking forward to it at all, especially after having prior bad experiences. And in general, I don’t like talking […]

A therapist that I may actually like for once!