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My brain is like jelly The best analogy I could give anyone for my brain right now is that it’s like a jelly that’s wobbling. It’s trying to reconcile being insane for a brief period, and what that means, while also just trying to be the same old Chris again. It’s much easier said than […]
Moods are dipping I knew the low moods would come. Each day I’m wakening up in a slightly more detached and apathetic mindset than the day before. What I have no way of measuring yet is whether it’s a side effect of the mood stabiliser, or the natural remnants of a manic episode.
Am I still awaiting a crash in mood? I have a small concern right now that my mood is still to descend into a dark and black depression. It’s typical for mood to go into a major low after a manic episode – as yet I haven’t been all that bad. I can only hope […]
Returning to normality As the days and weeks pass I’m becoming more-and-more like my usual self. I’m keeping a close eye on the side effects introduced by certain medications too.
I hate my Bipolar diagnosis I might be in the minority, but I don’t want a label attached to me. I don’t want to be on the medication either. I’d rather rationalise my stay in hospital as “sheer exhaustion” and leave it the hell there.
Ants in my pants I’m currently going through a period of adjusting to my Bipolar medication. Certain tablets cause me to feel restless, this has a medical term – Akathisia.
Being different never hurt the masters Sometimes for the world to change you have to be different from everyone else, and the standard train of thought.
Gaining Insight I just found out I’m allowed to request access to all my medical notes. It means I can piece together everything that went on in my head over the years.
Hi folks While I am in hospital, and thereafter, I’m going to keep a journal of my mental health journey and experiences.