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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

Bipolar, Mania

Weekend Part One

This post is one of two parts. I generally write draft posts throughout the day so you can see my thoughts, symptoms and moods as they happen. 25th November 2016 It’s Friday. I had poor sleep last night again because I have become increasingly afraid of the dark. I come back to my desk to… Read More Weekend Part One

Bipolar, Mixed Episode

Mixed Much?

I am currently in a mixed episode. I am primarily in a hypomanic state whilst showing symptoms of mild depression. Mixed states are in a league of their own. I cannot keep up with my moods. Earlier tonight I was feeling depressed, I didn’t want to talk, move or do anything. An hour later and… Read More Mixed Much?


Living With Bipolar

Living with Bipolar is extremely exhausting and difficult. Bipolar affects every aspect of your life, starting off in the confines of your own mind and slowly seeping out and infecting every part of your being, your relationships, your job and your quality of life. Bipolar is not a visible illness but it is incredibly disabling.… Read More Living With Bipolar