Mopping Up Mental Health

I went to the clinic on Friday.  Quite cheerful I was when I arrived there and ready to get things DID. I shuffled past the HIV and AIDS Section.  The Reproductive Health Section with many blushing teenagers and finally turned the corner at the clinic to head to the mental health “corner”.  I paused briefly… Continue reading Mopping Up Mental Health

To Be(er), Or Not To Be(er)

“Please Drink Responsibly” is the phrase slapped across every product you must be twenty-one years of age to purchase in the United States. Alcohol has been, is, and always will be one of the most controversial matters in history for many reasons. Our grandfathers’ fathers made it hidden in the south eastern mountains to provide… Continue reading To Be(er), Or Not To Be(er)

What I Learned in Six Months of Blogging

So I was asked a lot lately how I got here. Over 50,000 views about 3900 followers and I always go back to this post that was originally posted January 5th of this year. So I wanted to update a little bit and reshare some of the things that have made by blog semi-successful. What… Continue reading What I Learned in Six Months of Blogging

Are There Different Levels of Depression?

Are There Different Levels of Depression? It’s a very interesting and intriguing question. Depression is such a hard thing to define by itself because there really are different types and varying degrees of how bad and how long depression can last. Depression is one part of the equation that is Bipolar One disorder. It can… Continue reading Are There Different Levels of Depression?

Freelance Work

I don’t often talk about the writing side but when I do it’s a big thing. Going to school is not cheap. Neither is everything else that comes with the writing life. As I move closer to completing the first draft of The Bipolar Writer Memoir, I am thinking about the possibility of self-publishing. I… Continue reading Freelance Work

Are Antipsychotic Drugs Safe?

Today’s topic is an interesting one to write about, are antipsychotic drugs safe? I am by no means an expert in the field of medicine and what works for a mental illness. Instead I write from exeprience. I have been taking antipsychotics since day one of my diagnosis of Bipolar disorder. My antipsychotic of choice… Continue reading Are Antipsychotic Drugs Safe?