Tag Archives: Bipolar Depression

When Covid-19 And Bipolar Recovery Collide With Unexpected Results — Thought Food

I have spent the last five weeks in a psychiatric hospital for management of a Bipolar 1 Disorder episode. I am no longer sick. But still fragile. Like an egg without its shell. I always reach a point on the … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder and Medication: Spotlight on Fears — Speaking Bipolar

Frequent worries about medication from patients being treated for bipolar disorder and the truths I’ve learned from my journey. The post Bipolar Disorder and Medication: Spotlight on Fears appeared first on Speaking Bipolar. via Bipolar Disorder and Medication: Spotlight on Fears … Continue reading

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Keeping The Bipolar Writer Blog for One More Year — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

The Bipolar Writer Collaborative blog will be around for another year. I will admit that I had my doubts about keeping the site, but there is still more work to be done. I created this space as a place for … Continue reading

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Kickstarters and Chainmail Bikini — Chelsea Ann Owens – and Congratulations on Hitting 1,000 Posts

I haven’t talked about our dice business in awhile. That may be due to my beached whale level of pregnancy activity, followed by my hunchbacked snail level post-delivery, followed by my (just named) gluttonous sloth status currently. Inspired by said … Continue reading

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If You Ever Need help — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

If you ever need someone who will help you through a tough time in your life, I hope to be that person, because it is important to me to be accessible to the readers of this blog. via If You Ever … Continue reading

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What Should Medical Students Learn About Mental Illness? — Bipolar Me

I recently saw a news story reporting that a single medical school, Des Moines (IA) University, has made it mandatory for medical students to learn how to care for patients with mental illness. Funny. I would have thought that was … Continue reading

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The Winter Soldier — bpnurse

Sorry I’ve been MIA lately. It’s winter and I’m in my customary funk, not really depressed but definitely not my usual shining self (haha). I just had my birthday; I’m 61 and astonished that I’ve made it to this age. … Continue reading

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Dealing With Other People’s Anger — Bipolar Me

Before I was diagnosed with bipolar 2 and anxiety, I thought I was just a wimp. Anger – anyone’s anger – frightened me, even if it was not directed at me. I spent a lot of time cringing, until it … Continue reading

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Please Check In on Family and Friends Who May Be Hurting Or Alone During the Holidays – December 23, 2019

My sister is having her first Christmas without her husband. He died last month. She has two daughters, four grandchildren, and our two brothers nearby as well as other friends and family. I had two friends who lost family members … Continue reading

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~The Depressive Side of Bipolar~ — Bipolar Tapestry~Poetic Thoughts

There are two modes of bipolar 1, as well as bipolar 2. In fact in all bipolar diagnosis you have two modes. Some of the bipolar labels have mixed modes which means being hypo manic and depressed at the same … Continue reading

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