On A Short Leash

Sheesh. Somebody PLEASE shoot me if I ever forget my meds again…….no wonder I was such a hot mess yesterday. I didn’t realize it until late last night when Will asked me, seemingly out of the blue, if I’d taken my pills that morning. Of course, my immediate reaction was “Why? Am I acting weirdContinue reading “On A Short Leash”

Holy crap, what a WEEK!! I’m still trying to wrap my brain around the idea that two months ago I was on a seemingly relentless downhill course, and now I’m…..well….not. It feels for all the world as though I went from playing Pop Warner football to the NFL in just a few weeks. Now I’ve gotContinue reading

Scrivener’s Diarrhea and Other Stuff

As some of you know, I write for another website where I actually make money from sharing my wit and wisdom. I don’t earn much per article, and I only get paid once a year (luckily it’s at Christmastime, which is how I’ve provided my family with gifts for the past several years), but over theContinue reading “Scrivener’s Diarrhea and Other Stuff”

I’m Not Manic Anymore. Now, I’m Just Pissed Off.

And I really have no idea why. But of course, I’m going to sit down in front of the computer and attempt to analyze (read: over-think) it all so I can figure out the ‘why’ that bugs me so much. My p-doc has often mentioned journaling……well, it didn’t occur to me until relatively recently thatContinue reading “I’m Not Manic Anymore. Now, I’m Just Pissed Off.”

I’m Down With That

And, just like that……..the meds have kicked in and I’m down off my manic high. Whew! I’ve been tired today, almost drained even. My friend Jesse describes it perfectly; he calls it “the bipolar hangover”. I even have blank spots in my memory of that rush of days, just like I used to years ago when I wasContinue reading “I’m Down With That”