Tag Archives: mental health

Unsent letters

Has anyone ever written a letter to someone that doesn’t get sent for closure or to let something go etc.? Does it work? When my therapist suggested it yesterday, I felt the the stress and fear bubble up in me. … Continue reading

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Giving in, giving up, and moving on

I’ve spent a good bit of time wondering about the turn my life took. I was miserable for years until I was diagnosed with bipolar. Then I was still miserable. As I tried to figure out what being sick meant … Continue reading

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So this happened…

Yesterday was a very, very, very bad day mental health day. Thankfully I had therapy. He took me back to his office, and in usual fashion, as soon as I said I wasn’t doing so well, he wasted no time … Continue reading

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Square peg, round hole.

This has been a crazy couple of weeks. The work disaster, possible last minute job situations where I could transfer to the same kind of job in a different situation, lots of talking to lots of people, and lots of … Continue reading

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Journaling

And I’m not talking on here. I mean stream of consciousness pen to paper word vomit that you don’t read until two days later and all you can think is “Holy shit! Is that really what happens in my brain?” … Continue reading

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Dinner Time!

So a thing happened. I made dinner by myself tonight. I went the store yesterday with a grocery list for dinners I planned out. And then I actually made the dinner. I remember telling my old therapist (which means I’m … Continue reading

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Things and stuff

No one has ever asked me if I was married. Except this week. Four people asked me in two days. And no, they were not eligible guys. When I say no there is this awkward silence. My therapist poked all … Continue reading

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Too much.

I get the feeling that there is going to be a lot of me posting in the near future. Over the past two days my brain is picking up speed, and everything I normally use to cope with it isn’t … Continue reading

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Not now. Please.

I got home from work today and couldn’t sit still. I wanted to do anything and everything. Did I do anything productive? No. I still have a piles of laundry and a counter full of dishes, but my mind was … Continue reading

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Mania=sandwiches

I’ve started to notice drug ads for bipolar on tv. They don’t always get it…quite right. The one I just saw made me giggle a little. The med is supposed to treat bipolar I mania. They show this blond haired, … Continue reading

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