Robin Williams: 5 Years Later

Robin Williams: 5 Years Later

"Make your life spectacular. I know I did."

Sunny vs. Dark Hypomania: #Tangled

Sunny vs. Dark Hypomania: #Tangled

  There are two types of hypomania: sunny and dark.     Features of "sunny hypomania" include: More plans and ideas Happy, euphoric Faster thoughts, more jokes Laughter, good humored Motivated       There is also a "dark hypomania", when the excessive energy combines with depressive symptoms, irritability and anxiety. Features of "dark hypomania" [...]

Hi, I’m Bipolar! You are…? #InsideOut

Hi, I’m Bipolar! You are…? #InsideOut

Inside Out. That is how I feel... as if my emotions are battling with each other for control over my mind... like joy, sadness, anger and disgust are all fighting for exclusive control...   Well, I've had enough. I'm taking control, now. Bipolar will have to take a step BACK, because this is MY mind, [...]

Psych Ward Facts: Mulan Style

Psych Ward Facts: Mulan Style

  Hospital showers can be freezing. FREEZING.   Nurses may flood your room with light every 15 minutes... as you attempt to sleep... then act frustrated/confused the next morning over your lack of sleep... sigh...   Sometimes, you want a BREAK from people. Just a little break... but you are CONFINED TO THE PSYCHIATRIC FLOOR. [...]

Elsa understands my pain… and how hard it can be to ‘let it go’…

Elsa understands my pain… and how hard it can be to ‘let it go’…

  Tell someone that they should be ashamed of themselves...     that they are monsters, that they are sick, that they are broken, and eventually they will believe it...   They may even change...   & turn into someone that they cannot even recognize...   The pain is overwhelming & isolation only makes it [...]