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My Story, Part 2.

Part 1 The years that followed were a mixed bag of being OK and not OK.  In 10th grade it was like someone flipped a switch again, and I was fine.  That is the last time I remember not being … Continue reading

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Not as fine as I thought

“I think I want to take a hiatus on therapy.” That’s what I told my friend the other night. I saw no reason for me to continue–as far as I was concerned I had my shit under control. Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Use Your Words

Today my therapist asked me how I’m doing. Because, you know, that’s what therapists do. Usually I give some variation of good/not good/tired/I don’t know. Helpful, I know. Today, I deviated. I told her I felt depressed. She looked a … Continue reading

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Non-compliance

I’m smart.  I follow directions like a good little girl.  I’m so on top of things sometimes its annoying.  I’m early to everything. I take my pills and I go to therapy.  In general, I’m what you’d call “compliant”. Except … Continue reading

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Relationships

I know I’ve written about relationships in relation to bipolar before.  This isn’t one of those times. I do the whole online dating things.  I have for years.  I’ve met some good guys.  So why am I still single?  I … Continue reading

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I got this.

Two weeks ago, it was decided that I didn’t have to go to therapy last week. (yay!) Proof that I’m getting better. That doesn’t mean the last two weeks were filled with puppies and butterflies and unicorns.  Far from it, … Continue reading

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Brilliant Therapy Moments

Every now and then I have a profound conversation with my therapist. Sara (therapist):So what’s going on? Me:  There’s a thing. Sara: What kind of thing? Me: The thing that I don’t want to be a thing. Sara: Ah, that … Continue reading

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Tacos and Tapeworms

(Let’s be real, this post has absolutely nothing to do with tacos…..but it makes for a catchy title, doesn’t it?) We all know it is rude to go up to someone and say, “I can’t believe how fat you are!” … Continue reading

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You mean this isn’t normal?

A while ago (54 days if you are counting)  I downloaded this app on my phone. It lets me track my mood.  My phone beeps at me 3 times a day, I swipe to unlock the phone, the app pops … Continue reading

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Breaking up with your psychiatrist pt 2

Well,  after my last post in this series, my therapist convinced me to give my psych. one more chance so we can get this new med thing settled once and for all.  We are in the middle of an appeal … Continue reading

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