Vibrant Ideas My mind is filled with an essence. Tales and characters ride on the cusp of almost tangible, and trust me when I tell you they are neither delusion nor hallucination, but that they are vivid and extraordinary. Thinking outside of the box makes perfect sense to me and logic seems almost crude, at … Continue reading Delusions or brilliance?
If you haven't yet read, So There's This Pharmacist, I'd encourage you to do so right now, just so you know exactly what we're dealing with here. On the last post in The Carol Series I told you that med pickup time was on Wednesday. Scott was aware that he was to pick up my … Continue reading I’d Rather Smoke Weed Than Deal With Carol
So I went to see my psychiatrist yesterday — finally. We've been doing the unavailable dance for over a month now. She's been rescheduling and I've been avoiding. I'm almost certain rescheduling is a professional's tool used as an avoidance technique though. I'm bringing that up during our next session. I was in the zone on … Continue reading Peep-Make-Believe at The Psychiatrist
In 2012 I was sitting in my psychiatrist’s office having a very pleasant conversation with her about shamans and healers and their moments of spiritual awakenings. I let out a little chuckle and said something about how unfair it was having the diagnosis of bipolar disorder that any spiritual awakening I may have would … Continue reading Awakenings or Delusions
In the world of bipolar disorder, being stable for months can be a pretty awesome feat. My meds had been at the lowest dose possible--yay me! I was seeing my psychiatrist regularly, which is both infuriating and insightful, and practicing mindfulness daily. It sounds a lot easier than it really is. As a result, I … Continue reading A Bipolar Nemesis: Daylight Savings Time