Bipolar Spending Spree (Impulsivity)

One of the symptoms of bipolar is impulsivity. Or as I like to call it: Spending Sprees. I don’t mean like go to Walmart and get a full basket spree. I mean buy 4 cars, a trailer, and 10 acres of land in one month spree. That is what I did. I bought 4 cars,Continue reading “Bipolar Spending Spree (Impulsivity)”

Bipolar Mania Music Playlist

Music has a lot of emotional energy. When I am manic, I want to listen to classic rock. In this video I am on a vacation trip to see a friend in New Hampshire. It’s a sunny day. The forest is green. The air is fresh. I’m playing the stereo up loud in a rentalContinue reading “Bipolar Mania Music Playlist”

Bipolar Psychosis: I believe.

I have bipolar 1 and PTSD. Once during a very severe manic and psychotic episode, I woke up under a bush on the state capital grounds in Austin, TX. I had been robbed and beaten because I was living on the street with $2700 lizard boots and two cell phones, a leather Harley jacket, carhartContinue reading “Bipolar Psychosis: I believe.”

Bipolar Depression: How do I leave me?

I have bipolar disorder and PTSD. For months, I have had bipolar depression. I was flat emotionally. I didn’t have any interest in playing my guitar or writing songs. I couldn’t, I didn’t have any creativity or energy. Too much work. I want to go back to bed and stay under the covers. Maybe IContinue reading “Bipolar Depression: How do I leave me?”

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 addContinue reading “Bipolar Hypersexuality (means SEX in over-drive)”

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