Antipsychotic, Bipolar, Depression, Love, Marriage, Medication, Mood Stabiliser, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Self-Harm, Suicide, Treatment

Time To Be Honest

I’ve been inactive since Christmas or New Year’s I’m not really sure now. I thought about what to write in the meantime. I thought I might write about my health kick that came when the New Year rang in but I couldn’t bring myself to write anything. So I thought I will just be honest.… Read More Time To Be Honest

Bipolar, Depression, Medication, Mood Stabiliser, Psychiatrist, Treatment

Bipolar Depression – Early Forms

Bipolar is a strange disorder. Often people picture a bipolar sufferer to be bursting at the seams with energy, creative and always starting new tasks and basically just crazy. That is during mania or hypomania. When depressed someone with bipolar can lose all focus, where there was once a zest for life and an eagerness… Read More Bipolar Depression – Early Forms

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?