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Jewells

Dallas, Texas
I'm 57, and I just came out of denial of having bipolar about 6 months ago.  Recently, I came to the point that I had a problem and wanted help.   I have a dual diagnosis – Alcoholic and Bipolar.    Whenever I felt like I was crawling out of my skin, I would... Full Bio
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Sneak peek at the WBTV @Comic_Con #2010 official bag for #Vam... on Twitpic by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Sneak peek at the WBTV @Comic_Con #2010 official bag for #Vam... on Twitpic Read on »
Two Mexican gray wolves found dead [Digg] by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Defenders of Wildlife is offering up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for killing two perilously endanger ... Read on »
Facing My Fears by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder My biggest fears are crowds, noise, and getting lost.  To face these fears I traveled to Wilmington, NC to visit my son.  I've always had a fear of missing my fl ... Read on »
Silience is Golden by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I've been living in a world of silence until I moved in with my parents to take care of them.  Both have Alzheimer's and it's a hard job.  I live in a cracker ... Read on »
I Need A Friend by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I’ve been feeling really lonely lately.  I don’t have anyone to talk to that understands a recovering alcoholic.  When I tell someone  I  have Bipolar they ... Read on »
Living With Bipolar Is No Charm School by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I've been living with bipolar for a long time.  I've never really talked to other people with the same  problems except from my blog.  Today, I'm starting a ne ... Read on »
Bipolar: I'm Not Feeling Right - I Wobble by Jewells 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder For the last 3 days I'm been feeling really weird and get tired fast.  I've been sleeping more than I usually do.  I can't read, because my attention span is a m ... Read on »
Drugs, Demons & Death -DDD's by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Everyday I face demons. I'm so frightened everyday that something bad is going to happen. May be it's because bad things always happened to me. I'm trying to ... Read on »
Is Me Or The Other Person by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I don't remember typing the early post last night.  This is sad.  How did I know I did it.  I got an email.   I starting to believe that I might have another p ... Read on »
Recovering Alcoholic Always an Alcoholic: Like it Or Not by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder That sounds hard but it's the truth.  Just because you quit drinking doesn't mean your sober for every. Your always recovering.  Once a Alcoholic always an Alcoh ... Read on »
Bipolar: I Can't Make A Decision! by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Everything happens all at once & for a reason.  The girl who wanted me to move in as a roommate in North Carolina suddenly changed her mine.  Wow, it changed a ... Read on »
Everyday Life in the Day of Alzheimer's/Dementia by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Everyday seems like a test.  Each morning I wake not knowing what to expect.  Is my mom my mother or is she someone I don't know?  Is dad who he is or someone I ... Read on »
Can One Bipolar Person Take Care of Another? by Jewells 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I'm at at wits end and it may sound harsh for what I'm about to say.  But, I need to journal so that I can free myself from the pain I feel. My mom is giving up on herse ... Read on »
Bipolar Depressions Taking My Mom Away - What Do I Do? by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I'm at at wits end and it may sound harsh for what I'm about to say.  But, I need to journal so that I can free myself from the pain I feel. My mom is givin ... Read on »
When Did You Know You Had Bipolar by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder When did you know you had bipolar? Or, what caused your bipolar? I think about that so I started doing a lot of reading.  I remember when I was in rehab after a binge d ... Read on »
Bipolar - Is Anything Working - I'm Confused by Jewells 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Is Lithium Working? I've been taking Lithium for over a year steady now. I've gone from 1 300mg a day, to 1600 mg a day, to 1600 mg a day, and now back to 300 mg. I ... Read on »
Fear of Stepping Back - Give Me Strength Lord by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Lately, I've been feeling off. I'm nervous, depressed, and confused.  I'm been on my Lithium twice a day, my Antipressant, and blood pressure.  I just found out that I hav ... Read on »
Too Much Lithium Can Harm You by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I was prescribed to take two Lithium in the morning and before I go to bed. Done. Then I guess you would say about a month later I noticed that I was scratching a lot, gaini ... Read on »
Good Days Bad Days - That's Why Your Manic" by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I started working out at the gym. It takes a good pull to get me there. Like today. I walked some and I worked out on the machines. My stomach started getting upset for ... Read on »
Why Do I Feel Alone - Bipolar by Jewells 3 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder For a while I was doing fine taking care of my parents and you know feeling important. Today, I feel like I'm in decline. I feel like I'm doing and feeling for everyone else ... Read on »