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Heeeerrre brainy brain brain! by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Before I forget... mood report: the days since last post went 'normal' leading slowly to depressed. I went to my Dr. as I'd been planning for a while to speak to him abou ... Read on »
shift by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder On edge turned to hypomanic.... which is what yesterday was all about too I think just the negative variety. No time for a proper post but wanted to record where I was at t ... Read on »
On Edge by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Work today. Didn't do too badly thanks to my friend/coworker Corinne who always seems to give me comfort just by being around her. We even had a few laughs together which is ... Read on »
Chair Day by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder My last day off. I've spent the day mostly sitting in this chair. I did help Lucy pack up some of her toys and clothes this morning for a local Haiti releif collection. ... Read on »
Gritty Teeth by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder All Jabberwocky is gone. Last night I had a splitting headache. Took some Robaxacet as my neck/shoulders/back seemed to be quite painful as well, and fell asleep on the c ... Read on »
Jabberwocky by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder 'Twas brillig and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe' A few lines from Lewis Caroll's Jabberwocky poem. The first line of which has been ... Read on »
Fogville by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I awoke with the same feeling of dread. Laid in bed a while wanting to prolong the coccooned feeling as long as possible. I could hear Drake getting ready for school early.. ... Read on »
ugh by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder A day of very low energy. I worked my 8 hours dragging my behind every step of the way. And it's a lot of steps in one my work days. Spent my breaks in the staff room sittin ... Read on »
A Year and a Day by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder That's how long I've been away from here. What a fairweather blogger. Actually I'm the opposite. I seem to come here more when I've down. Although not too far down. ... Read on »
Better by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Today my spirits picked up, although I still find myself very low key & reflective. I went to work and ended up working in a different wing which means I met some new people. ... Read on »
Discouraged by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Nothing seems worth the effort the past few days. I took a few days off work thinking I was coming down with something. Seems I was, but it probably isn't virus related. I ... Read on »
The good thing about banging ... by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder The good thing about banging your head against a wall? It's amazing how good it feels when you stop. That's kind of how I've been feeling lately about being back on meds. ... Read on »
Released From Hell by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Phew. Well, after Day 11 on Cymbalta, I was back. The world no longer seemed a living hell - a place I looked desperately for an escape from. I was getting so desperate. Gat ... Read on »
Soul Suckers by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I'm sorry if I'm not commenting on people's comments, like I used to. Please know that I'm very appreciative of the kindness and energy it takes to do so. It really does hel ... Read on »
For us, there's shopping we ... by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder For us, there's shopping we do in the small city where we live, and then there's shopping you save for when you go into the bigger city nearby. There's not really a whole ... Read on »
Tired by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I feel very lonely. I thought Brad was understanding of what I'm going through, and he's been acting very supportive lately, and yet..... tonight. After me working all day ... Read on »
The Things You Can't Hear by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I have a Word document that has become a home for quotes I've come across on depression or bipolar that strike a cord with me. The family of quotes residing there get new me ... Read on »
'Something'. Which, randomly speaking, is also one of my favorite Beatles songs. by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I seem to have slowly slipped into a pit. I'm depressed. And very tired of this whole scene. Not ready to check out, or anything sensational like that. Not to worry. But in ... Read on »
Post #1 by Karen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become. ~ Louis Pasteur Well, for all you ... Read on »