Sober-fest in October

Challenge to stay Sober in October One day this last month I thought it would be a good idea to go meet some people at a bar. That is one day in three years. You probably might go once a week, or everyday if there is a happy hour somewhere. BUT for me, I haveContinue reading “Sober-fest in October”

Mania Or Normal Happy Or is it the Weed?

I have bipolar 1 and PTSD. Bipolar depression is my norm and has longer lasting episodes, so when mania comes it is the new happy. AND I feel like a rock star! I’m HIGH! But I am not having a manic episode, and I am not depressed. Why am I happy? AM I NORMAL HAPpy?Continue reading “Mania Or Normal Happy Or is it the Weed?”

Bipolar Treatment: Last thing I wanted to do

The last thing I wanted to do was get treatment for my bipolar disorder. I have known for years that I have bipolar 1 disorder and somewhere along the way I also developed PTSD. But knowing a diagnosis and seeking treatment are two different things. Why did I avoid treatment for bipolar disorder? My episodesContinue reading “Bipolar Treatment: Last thing I wanted to do”

My Bipolar Blog: Why do I write it?

Why do I write? I have to answer that question every time I sit down to write a post. Part of the reason I write is that I enjoy writing and it makes me happy. It relaxes my mind and takes me away from manic racing thoughts. When I write, I am too busy toContinue reading “My Bipolar Blog: Why do I write it?”

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