Pity, Party Of One

So I've just been lying here feeling sorry for myself and what I've realized is that, oddly enough, having a little pity party all by myself in my room (which, alarmingly, is looking about one pancaked cat corpse away from a Hoarding: Buried Alive audition) doesn't do much to make me feel better. I'd even … Continue reading Pity, Party Of One

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Medication Versus Drugs

I don't know if the amount of medication I'm on is considered a lot, a little or just right. I take Abilify, Effexor, Topamax and, most recently, was put on Wellbutrin. The doctor said the Wellbutrin is supposed to make me want to get up and get stuff done.¬† But here's the thing: I used … Continue reading Medication Versus Drugs

Baby Steps To Mental Health

According to the doctors I have Bipolar II disorder, which is the lesser of the Bipolar evils .... sort of. I don't have the sharp, jagged peaks of extreme mania nor the deep, shear valleys of despair¬†that my Bipolar I brethren suffer through; but those of us with BPII generally struggle with longer periods of … Continue reading Baby Steps To Mental Health