Just another old moody musician that smokes weed

Hi Bbqdad here. I have bipolar disorder and PTSD. For 40 years I lived untreated and could not find any relief for my symptoms because I was stubborn and didn’t believe my diagnosis. All during this time, I had manic episodes come and go about every summer and depression in the winter. Seasonal trigger fromContinue reading “Just another old moody musician that smokes weed”

Mindful Meditation: How to center your mind when having anxiety

This is something that I learned while I was in the hospital recovering from a severe manic episode. The practice is using mindfulness and meditation and is used whenever I am anxious or having racing thoughts. It can be practiced anywhere but is best if you can find a quiet spot. The idea is toContinue reading “Mindful Meditation: How to center your mind when having anxiety”

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?”

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