Category: Bipolar Disorder – I have it

My perspective and coping strategies for my bipolar disorder.

Energy Flow

Ever wonder how it would feel to be in someone else’s skin, to feel what they feel? I wish I could be in what I call a “normal” person’s skin. If you have read previous posts, you know I struggle with bipolar disorder and… Continue Reading “Energy Flow”

If Struggle I Must

Struggle I will. Being dramatic helps me during hard bipolar times like now. So if struggle I must, struggle I will. I laugh and say I am the poster child for  bipolar disorder. Twenty-five years after being diagnosed, I faithfully take meds, sleep, and… Continue Reading “If Struggle I Must”

The Secret To Obsessing

How can a person stop being obsessive? I have a one track mind. I do not multi-task well. If you know me, you have seen it. Working in my yard, quilting, building this block (which was a lot easier than maintaining it), writing my… Continue Reading “The Secret To Obsessing”

Bipolar Disorder – a Blessing and a Curse

Edited with correct link: 3:36 PM 10/24/2020 I have been struggling with writing this post about the blessing and the curse of having bipolar disorder for over two hours. I have written and deleted, written and deleted. Then I googled and found all of… Continue Reading “Bipolar Disorder – a Blessing and a Curse”

Up down All Around

Do you know anyone who struggles with bipolar disorder? If so, I promise you they struggle. If the person is close to you, chances are you have tried to help. I can not speak for them because we are all different. I can tell… Continue Reading “Up down All Around”

Discovery and Recovery

Has your past ever blindsighted you? Memories you had buried or pushed aside appear front and center. That happened to me this week while working on my book that is not all my story but parts of my story. To determine what I want… Continue Reading “Discovery and Recovery”

Wednesdays and Saturdays

Thank you, my eight followers for being with me from the beginnning. I am fourty-four posts in and getting a sense of what I want this blog to be and a plan for getting there. What can you expect for now? Here’s the plan… Continue Reading “Wednesdays and Saturdays”

Life’s Complexity

I often tell people my life after retirement has been a Zen life, but that’s not true. If it were, focusing this blog would be easier. As is, my life is complex with a wide spectrum of interests, passions, obsessions, speculations, philosophy, and experiences.… Continue Reading “Life’s Complexity”

Bipolar or Just the Way People Are?

“At loose ends” – “Out of sorts ” – “Twixt and between” – “All at sea” All the above describe me for the last few days. . Do “normal” people at times wake up feeling the uneasiness, the free-floating anxiety, the sense of dread,… Continue Reading “Bipolar or Just the Way People Are?”

Bipolar Disorder

As a fast track to building this blog I am taking the Jeff Goin’s Intentional Blog course. One of the guidelines is early on on your blog, you should post about your cornerstones, the content your reader is likely to find on your blog.… Continue Reading “Bipolar Disorder”

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