Monthly Archives: February 2017

Here we go again….

I should be tired and exhausted.  I haven’t slept through the night for the past 4 nights.  I wake up after a couple hours wide awake.  Eventually I drift off again, but I’m up again after an hour. Normally when this … Continue reading

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Dear Friend

Dear Friend, I know we don’t talk much anymore, but I need you now.  You see, I’m not doing well.  I’m coping by not coping. I’m reverting back to bad habits. I’m not sleeping. I’m not concentrating. But you don’t … Continue reading

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Coping skills for the win

The past couple days have been rough.  Symptoms keeping popping up and its a struggle. One thing I have noticed though, is that I’m using coping skills. And its working. Fancy that. I don’t feel fantastic but I’m also not … Continue reading

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When you feel crappy for reasons other than bipolar

I have a lot of thoughts floating around and I started a random list to collect it all and get it out. As I was writing that list two things came up. I realized that they are the only two … Continue reading

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Anxiety is weird

Two things: I’m attempting to get a new job two states away. It would be AWESOME. I’m anxious…that horrible gut wrenching kind where it feels like the world is ending. One would think these two things were related.  But they … Continue reading

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When you get really, really, really excited…

…over a job opening. Seriously guys.  I’ve been casually searching for another job for months.  I’ve found things that would “work” but nothing I’d be excited about.  And, quite frankly, nothing about my job makes me excited right now. But … Continue reading

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Backhanded Compliment

There are very few times that I’m grateful for the particular flavor of bipolar that I have. This is one of those times. For the past few weeks I’ve been depressed.  Like not get out of bed, let the laundry … Continue reading

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