Tag Archives: bipolar disorder

Posty post post…

I cried at my mental health nurse’s appointment today.  ‘I’m just not managing my pain very well,’ I said.  She asked if this was part of my perfectionism, or if something else was going on.  ‘I think it’s partly because … Continue reading

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Still down. First Uni assignment result in. Not much else.

So –  not much news.   Med1cation level increasing but so far – meh. Mark for the first assignment was finally released  –  on Thursday – I got  97.6%, which is a High Distinction.  When I got the marker’s sheet, I … Continue reading

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Well, bugger. Insomnia…(rambling thoughts too early in the morning)

I’m starting to write this at 5:45 am after another sleepless night.  WTF?  Here are some things I know about my insomnia: It’s not so much the lack of sleep that upsets me – it’s my struggle with my lack … Continue reading

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What I want from a mental health professional

I’m making a wish list  – things I want in a mental health professional.  It’s possibly unrealistic, since the shortage of specialists (and my bad experiences with TWO psychiatrists now) means that in reality I’ll probably have to take whoever … Continue reading

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Ugh.

I don’t know what went wrong on Wednesday but I didn’t sleep. At all. All night. Which is a scary thing for me because not sleeping can lead to a manic episode.  Which I Do Not Want. It’s kind of … Continue reading

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A Conversation I Had To Have: Isolation and Loneliness, and A Really Bad Dress

This morning I was chatting with a dear friend – someone I’ve known since 1992, in fact. So this person KNOWS me, as much as anyone who doesn’t actually live with me 24/7 can, I guess. And this person expressed … Continue reading

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