Class is in session. It’s time for the beginners guide to bipolar disorder. Being diagnosed with bipolar disorder or depression is scary. You’ve probably known something just hasn’t felt right for most of your life, but weren’t sure why. Now you know. For me the diagnosis was both scary and a relief. I was relieved […]
Category: Depression and bipolar support alliance
When I decided to write an article on motivation I thought it would be easy to research. Boy, was I wrong. The most common suggestion I found was to exercise. EXERCISE? If you struggle to get out of bed, if you can’t take a shower, when you can’t open the blinds, how the hell are […]
Bipolar Disorder: What is it?
I created a page on my blog explaining what bipolar disorder is. I decided, since there are many misconceptions, about bipolar that I would go ahead and reprint it as today’s article. Here is my quick and easy guide about bipolar disorder. I am not a physician and do not work in the medical profession. […]
Feeling Down Down Down
This whole blog thing is driving me crazy. As I got well over the years I found myself writing less and less. Lately I’ve been getting hit hard by major depression and it always makes me think of my blog. The problem is that I just don’t have enough energy to actually do some writing. […]
The doctors told me I would never be completely cured of depression or mania, but that doesn’t make it any easier when they come….It really hurts right now.
Dealing With Us
Loving a person who is bipolar can be difficult at times. I’ve seen many people who have a loved one who is bipolar handle it well. Unfortunately I frequently see some who do not handle it well. Below I’ve shortened a list of do’s and don’ts from the excellent Depression and Bipolar Alliance website, plus […]
Back On My Feet Again – Mostly
The worst of the food poisoning has passed, thank God. It still feels like there was a boxing match inside my body, but at least I don’t feel the sickness. I wouldn’t wish that on anyone…well, actually, to be honest, there’s a few I would wish it upon. Melissa from the high school, for example. […]
Imagine You Have Bipolar Disorder
Here is the first place winner of the 2007 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Facing Us PSA contest. Amazing how much can be learned in 30 seconds.
I’m Telling Everyone
Here’s an old joke that’s still one of my favorites: A man walks into a confessional Man: Forgive me father, I have sinned.Priest: Please tell me, what was your sin?Man: Last night I had sex with a pair of college coeds.Priest: Oh my, that is a great sin. When was your last confession?Man: I’ve never […]
This is the city: Los Angeles, California. I Live Here. I’m a Nut.
Remember the tv show Dragnet? (Please don’t mention that awful Hanks/Akroyd movie). Well, I have some surprising news for you. The real power in Los Angeles is the Chamber of Commerce. If you no longer see me post it’s because I have been accosted for sharing the following information: Los Angeles is not all warm […]