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Sleep, where are you? by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I haven't been sleeping. Well, I have, but not the good, ooo weee, that feels so good sleep. Seroquel stopped working at 100mg. I was switched to some new thing called ... Read on »
Suicide Education Training by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Yup, I'm doing it. I found a certification program online, and I'm going to take it. Of course it would be a tremendous benefit to me. I would learn more about how I co ... Read on »
Wrist Strength by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I'm suicidal. Well, how suicidal can I be if I'm blogging, right? I feel like shit. I've been feeling this way since about noon today. Been in a pissy mood caused b ... Read on »
Pissed by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Today's Aha moment: In my quest for connection, I've shared my life and my story with people who not only didnt earn the right to hear it, they did not share with me i ... Read on »
Foggishness by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Foggishness. That's ny word for sleeping until 4pm, waking up, and then wanting to go back to sleep.  Add not feeling like you know if you're coming or going, and there ... Read on »
Damn it! by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Yes, damn it. I'm down again. I knew it was likely to happen, but I hoped that it wouldn't... this time. Earlier in the week I was upbeat, functioning on all cylinde ... Read on »
Convenient Awareness by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Another popular person aka celebrity committed suicide today. Apparently he had been depressed. Oooo... shocker. The media, the masses are only concerned with depressio ... Read on »
Yeehah!!! by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Yeehah! That's how I'm feeling today. Am I manic? I want to say no, but I've got crazy energy and have had an awesomely productive day. I feel good. I did sel ... Read on »
Up, down by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Yup. That's how I feel today. Up. Down. I love the up because I clean. I do laundry. I could clothes. I file. I'm productive. The down.... well, the down, sucks. ... Read on »
I'm Back by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder It's been... almost 6 years without a post, and now I'm back. Ashamed? Yes. Angry? Yes. Disappointed? Yes. How did I return to 2006? I'm on Lexapro and seroquel ... Read on »
The Date Pt 2 & 3 by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder So remember I told you about the date? Well, since then, there's been two others - last Thursday and last night. On one hand, I spend too much time with him and hi ... Read on »
Dollars & Common Sense by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder In the last couple years, I've begun to equate how much a man cares about my well being by how much he is willing to do for me financially (among other things). I don't ... Read on »
Hi by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I started this blog to get my thoughts and feelings out. I figured if I get them out of my head, it'll be a couple less things floating around to stunt my productivity. ... Read on »
Committed by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder My fellow bips may feel me on this one.... or not. I'm tired. Not just the sleepy kinda tired, but the "I need a break" kinda tired. Ever want or maybe th ... Read on »
Focus, Maaaaan! by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Butterfly.... For one million dollars..... Choose one: (a) Read a book (b) Complete a crossword puzzle (c) Actually do some work ... Read on »
Speaking of Suicide by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Can you really speak about bipolar without addressing suicide? Suicide is one of those taboo subjects, yet we bips ( as I affectionately call those with bipol ... Read on »
A Question by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Where does bipolar's depression end and laziness begin? Read on »
Shut Up! by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Not you silly, the voices in my head. You know the ones, or maybe you don't. I'm talking about the ones that analyze and over analyze everything to minutia. B ... Read on »
Kiss Sleeping Beauty, Please by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Will someone kiss me and wake me up, already? Do it just like in the fairy tales, cuz I can't wake up. Took 100mg of Seroquel as prescribed on Saturday night, ... Read on »
Who Will Take Care of Me? by Butterfly Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Lately I've been feeling like an unfit mother. I'm not taking good care of myself with basic things. My medssuppress my appetite, so I'm not eating. That's great u ... Read on »