Antipsychotic, Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Family, Love, Mania, Marriage, Medication, Mixed Episode, Mood Stabiliser, Psychosis, Relationships

Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy

“I belong with you, you belong with me, you’re my sweetheart” these are some of the lyrics to the song Ho Hey by The Lumineers. I walked down the aisle to this song sung by my youngest brother. So it holds a lot of sentiment to me. In fact I am listening to the song… Read More Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy

Antipsychotic, Bipolar, Mania, Medication, Mixed Episode, Mood Stabiliser, Psychiatrist, Psychosis, Treatment

Reasons to Medicate

I’ve mentioned before that I am on lithium (mood stabiliser) and seroquel (antipsychotic). I went on medication because of my mixed moods and my delusional paranoia. Both medications were increased due to my worsening mixed moods but mainly to combat my hallucinations. I don’t remember when exactly the hallucinations started. I hallucinate during the day,… Read More Reasons to Medicate

Antipsychotic, Anxiety, Bipolar, Family, Love, Mania, Marriage, Medication, Mood Stabiliser, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Psychosis, Relationships, Treatment

Penny For My Thoughts?

I went to work. I met with a friend. I came home. I’m watching TV with Rob. I’m doing everything I should be doing. Yet I still feel this horrible gaping feeling in my chest. I am going through the motions, smiling when I need to, laughing when I am supposed to but there is… Read More Penny For My Thoughts?

Bipolar, Mania, OCD

Weekend Part Two

26 November 2016 I ended up falling asleep sometime after 1 this morning. I wake up roughly 5 hours later, rested and energised. I try to make myself sleep more because the part of me that is still monitoring my symptoms knows that a decreased need for sleep is not a good sign. Who cares… Read More Weekend Part Two