#NaNoWriMo KickOff

A love story between two college students both struggling to live with the symptoms of bipolar disorder.

Baseball Bat To The Brain Or How I Got PTSD

I was a freshman at the University of Texas in Austin. I had met a girl named Amy Jo at a Willie Nelson Concert 3 weeks prior and was going to meet her to hang-out when she got off work. T​hat is where this adventure begins… -​—- A​my worked at Bikinis which was a Sports Bar down on 6thContinue reading “Baseball Bat To The Brain Or How I Got PTSD”

Making Connections and Community

I want to make a stronger connection to my readers.
I want to make a community to support each other with our mental health.
I want to listen.

How to Reduce Stress and Anxiety: 7 Benefits of Belly Breathing

Hi, I’m BbqDad. I have bipolar and PTSD. Both mania and depression can be triggered by stress and anxiety. It is important for me, and I suspect for you to have tools available anytime and anywhere to reduce stress and anxiety. Breathing. Are you breathing? (This is the first thing you check during CPR). ItContinue reading “How to Reduce Stress and Anxiety: 7 Benefits of Belly Breathing”

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”

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