Monthly Archives: September 2017

Damn Worksheets

I’m doing that fun thing where you have to get to know a brand new therapist. I’m proud of myself for being able to sit down and be up front and honest about my symptoms without putting it off or … Continue reading

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Time for a new therapist

Today, I meet my new therapist.  This will be the tenth psychiatrist/therapist I’ve gone through. Tenth.  And out of those ten, TWO have believed me. The other eight….some misdiagnosed me, a few (ironically the ones with the PhD’s) told me I … Continue reading

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Memory

Yesterday at work I was asked a question.  This question was something I should know the answer to.  It’s one of the most obvious questions in my field of study.  Hell, I’ve taught on the subject I don’t even know how … Continue reading

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Person-first language

I am Bipolar. I know the politically correct thing to do is person-first language.  But lets face it, Bipolar touches every part of my life. The depressions leave me in tears and cloud my thinking. The psychosis makes me hear … Continue reading

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Stronger than you think.

We were on vacation and my mom pointed out a card and said she was going to get it for me. There was a Winnie the Pooh quote on it. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, … Continue reading

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New beginnings

Yesterday, I said goodbye to my therapist. I had been with her for a little over two years. She helped me through a lot. I’ll miss her. But it’s time for me to move on.  Saying goodbye is sad but … Continue reading

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Next step

I got a phone call this morning.  There was a cancellation at the psychiatrist office I’m trying to into, and could I come Right Now? Um. Ok. So I texted my friend and said I was going to be late … Continue reading

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Bad weeks

It’s been a rough week. For me to get a new psychiatrist I have to get a new therapist. Not happy about that. I can’t get a hold of my current psychiatrist to get me off this one stupid med … Continue reading

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