Tag Archives: depression

What if…

Ever since the new therapist essentially told me I was fine and suggested that the reason I feel like crap sometimes is because I expect to, I’ve had this inner struggle.  I’m full of what ifs. What if the reason … Continue reading

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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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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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The things depression steals

I’m applying for a new job (yay!) and its one that encompasses one of my favorite parts of my job. (double yay!) As I sit here writing my cover letter I’m reflecting on the past year and my job performance, … Continue reading

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Bullet Journal for Mental Health

I apologize for the quality of the pics.  Best I can do for the moment. I’ll admit it.  I’m obsessed with this bullet journaling thing. It is a wonderful distraction to make and decorate the pages, but when I started … Continue reading

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