Tag Archives: mental illness

Acceptance

I think one of the major challenges not only for someone with bipolar disorder but anyone in life is the fact that we judge ourselves, our feelings, our thoughts and our own opinions. It’s hard to be comfortable with who … Continue reading

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Not an endorsement, grain of salt

So for the last few weeks, I’ve been trying out CBD Marijuana. I live in a state that it is legal. I just go to the shop and buy some. I’m lucky to have people close to me that are … Continue reading

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Crash

I feel it creeping in. Longer sleep and slower thoughts. Anxiety raises and overwhelms. Second guessing all my dreams. Feeling darkness calling me. No strength to fight it, I let it come and hope everything doesn’t come undone. Worry like … Continue reading

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Capacity 

I feel like being bipolar has given me a higher capacity for good and bad. I can feel more than most people. I can be more excited and feel more love than most. I can also feel darkness far more … Continue reading

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Final Introduction Part 4

The agreement was if I were to be released I would find a psychiatrist and be monitored 24/7 until they deemed me stable. I also had a therapist. The psychiatrist¬†was cold, thin, and condescending to how I was feeling. I … Continue reading

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Between You and I

You put me at ease like the sun on a cold autumn day You make me smile like the wind blowing through the trees As the leaves fall so do I I laugh as my heart skips a beat And … Continue reading

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Calm

The sun is shinning on me I sense a slight relief I take a drag and think At least it’s not shinning in me Things slow down I feel more calm The middle of mania Is where I belong.

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Introduction Part 3

It was late when we had arrived. All the other patients were sleeping. The nurses took my vitals, height, weight, and checked me for any bruising and asked me about them. Even though I had no idea where the bruises … Continue reading

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SleepWakeCycle

Take your pills Drink your water Lay awake Dream of Sleep Drowsiness STOP Second winds Sinking in Here I lay Between Wake and Sleep Fading fast About to crash But there we are again Eyes wide shut Images flashing I … Continue reading

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Introductions are in Order

This is the excerpt for your very first post. Continue reading

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