Is the Fog Really Lifting?

Only four days on my new med and my mind is calming. It is very surreal. I have barely touched my Klonopine. This is a severe change as I never ran out of it in the month BUT I was slowing using up all my as needed reserve just to calm myself through the day.Continue reading “Is the Fog Really Lifting?”

Boy You Really Find Out Who Your Friends Are

I told a select few about my diagnosis and how happy I am that I really feel I was diagnosed correctly. The females were kind and understanding. The males were either meh or wanted to “lecture” me that Bi-polar is a generic favorite diagnosis now a days… like PTSD is or years ago schizophrenia was.Continue reading “Boy You Really Find Out Who Your Friends Are”

I have Bi Polar II

So I left off the other day talking about how I am on the brink of a nervous breakdown. I talked with my psychiatrist and made him get me some kind of help. It is amazing how at first it was like they didn’t want to do anything for me. His nurse told me toContinue reading “I have Bi Polar II”

I am continually one day away from a nervous breakdown

And no matter who I ask to help me in the mental health field they act like they can’t. I have been struggling with this since I was 14 years old. I am 37 and ready to be done with the struggle. I know there isn’t a cure but there has to be some kindContinue reading “I am continually one day away from a nervous breakdown”


  I am fighting off a major bout of depression. I have increasing sensations and thoughts of my usual coping mechanism and it makes it hard to hide it too often. I feel lonely and hopeless and stuck in this rut of mediocrity I do not want to be part of. I know I amContinue reading “Depression”

What I did on Christmas Staycation.

Well I can safely say this picture above did not happen. I put off A LOT of Do something today’s while on staycation. One half of my mind things I should be unhappy with myself and the other half doesn’t give a shit. I figure to work it out and make them both happy IContinue reading “What I did on Christmas Staycation.”

Happy New Year!

OMG I have already acted a fool into the New Year, Why is it the older we get the more we sober up and become embarrassed by our fragmented memories of the night? I am not sure it is made better by it being sadly just my parents and children. I think I am botheredContinue reading “Happy New Year!”

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