Bipolar Disorder

Information about – and experiences from a sufferer of – the mental illness, Bipolar Disorder.




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What Bipolar Disorder is for me You may have read, or want to read What is Bipolar Disorder anyway? to get a general understanding of bipolar disorder first. This article, however, is based on my personal experience of suffering with it. Bipolar has caused several issues for me, such as: […]

Bipolar disorder: my personal experience and what it is for ...



I feel like going on a bit of rant. And it’s mainly about the stigma attached to Bipolar Disorder, along with other mental illnesses. If you’re one of those people that instantly judges and discriminates against someone solely based on the fact that they’re diagnosed with a mental illness, then […]

Mental illness and the stigma attached to it


If you’re not already aware, I’m suffering from Bipolar Disorder and anxiety – and just recently started taking medication again. I thought I would write a little bit about what I expect medication to do for me, and what I don’t expect it to do. This is partially due to […]

What I expect and do not expect from medication


“Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe. They are different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through from time to […]

What is Bipolar Disorder anyway?



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If you weren’t aware, prior to a few days ago, I was ‘taking a break’ from psychiatrists, therapists, and medication. I had what I thought what a good reason for it, which I explained in my Bad experience with Seroquel post. It may not have been the best choice, but […]

After 2 years, I’m back on medication.


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So a few years ago, I was taking a few different medications. One of them was Seroquel. I did not like Seroquel, at all While taking Seroquel, I was gaining a lot weight. I blame that partially on the constant hunger cravings it gave me, but there may have been […]

Bad experience with Seroquel, and a suicide attempt


Here’s a rundown of coping skills that I’ve learned to deal with my mental/emotional issues. They can also apply to everyone else in their generic form. I understand that the mood swings and symptoms that come along with bipolar and some other mental illnesses are not completely avoidable. However, I […]

Coping skills from yours truly.