After my release from the psychiatric unit following my suicide attempt described in Darkness Descends, I realized I needed to make some changes to improve my life and make it worth living again. I also had to get ahead of mounting financial pressures. We downsized and down graded our living arrangements by moving into lowContinue reading “One More Time”
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As I prepared to return to Tony in Florida, I tried to acclimate back to a “normal” and healthy feeling in my body and mind. My nerves were gone. I felt like a collection of fireworks filled with anxiety, fear, uncertainty, and dread were exploding inside my body on a constant basis. I vividly rememberContinue reading “Darkness Descends”
What Does Bipolar Feel Like?
My mental health challenges have been like suddenly falling into the angry, raging rapids of a fast moving river at night in 20 degree weather while wearing a snowsuit, boots, and bottom layer long johns. Almost impossible to survive. I hear a lot of messages about accepting your shortcomings as they are. Loving yourself unconditionally.Continue reading “What Does Bipolar Feel Like?”