Get relief at Depression Forums online support group

I have bipolar disorder and PTSD. Often times family and friends do not understand or get overwhelmed dealing with my mood changes. At these times an online support group comes in handy. My go to online support group is depressionforums.org. The Depression Forums is a depression and mental health social community support group. It has … Continue reading Get relief at Depression Forums online support group

Celebrate First Published Poem

Today I got my first published poem. Celebrate! One of my followers from 3 years ago is a Doctor MD and has her own blog about Poetry & Medicine. Her blog reads like a magazine is professional and informative about areas of medicine. Her poetry is beautiful and I would recommend anyone that has bipolar … Continue reading Celebrate First Published Poem

Bipolar Hypersexuality (means SEX in over-drive)

Bipolar Hypersexuality (means SEX in over-drive) One of the lesser talked about symptoms of bipolar mania is hypersexuality. That is having a hyped up libido. You can imagine the fun and problems that this could cause. Think about it. Elevated mood (high), no inhibitions, high energy, extroverted party animal (all part of mania) then add … Continue reading Bipolar Hypersexuality (means SEX in over-drive)

Living like a rock star is risky behavior

Living like a rock star is risky behavior I have bipolar 1 disorder and PTSD. Most know that bipolar is a mood disorder characterized by high elevated mania and low depression. Another lesser talked about symptom is that of "risky behavior" and it is where I have gotten myself into the most trouble. I become … Continue reading Living like a rock star is risky behavior

Can cannabis replace opioids for pain relief?

Yes, cannabis has been shown to relieve pain and can be an effective replacement for oxycodone or opioids. Why is it important if cannabis can replace oxy? Oxycodone is addictive whereas cannabis is not28000 people per year die of oxy overdoses, cannabis users can not overdosecannabis has less side effects than oxycannabis is cheaper than … Continue reading Can cannabis replace opioids for pain relief?

Practice simple yoga to relieve stress.

I got more than stress, I got panic attack's. Racing thoughts going through my head. Pressure on chest I don’t like to use meds for stress when I can use meditation. Sometimes I use deep breathing to calm down. Like breathe in for a count of 4 then hold for count of 4. It’s called … Continue reading Practice simple yoga to relieve stress.