The Bipolar Bum

Backpacking and Bipolar II. Taking Manic Depression on tour.

Folinic Acid and Vitamin B12 – The beginning

Over the next few posts I’m going to explore the issue highlighted in an article that was sent to me entitled:

How a vitamin cured my anxiety: Elisa Black’s story of lifelong struggle and new hope for the future

20/03/2015 · 15 Comments

Constructing narratives and why you should be suspicious of yourself

If we are truly aiming to be as free of symptoms as we are able then it becomes important to understand which thoughts and feelings are OURS and which are generated by our illnesses.

18/03/2015 · 16 Comments

Facebook – The Social C.V and Showcase

#socialmedia #facebook #imagecrafting #bipolar   Today I began my withdrawal from Facebook; it has been a long time coming.  I made a post asking for everyone who wants to stay … Continue reading

24/06/2014 · 36 Comments

Relationships And Wrong Thinking – H&J explores how a faulty mind can damage or prevent relationships.

“So then, let’s make a go of it.” I said.  “My jaw just hit the floor” she replied.  I finally overcame the thought process that had crippled my capacity for … Continue reading

22/05/2014 · 8 Comments

#Suicide #Survival

It is the nature of the beast that when we become truly overwhelmed by depression, we begin to look for ways of stopping the pain.  We become prepared to take … Continue reading

08/05/2014 · 32 Comments

#Depression #Isolation #despair

During my last extreme episode I cut myself off from my family, my friends.  In fact only one friend knew where or how I was.  I began to believe that … Continue reading

06/05/2014 · 2 Comments

Forcing myself to write the ‘pointless’ post.

#depression #depressed #suicidalideation #bipolar #loneliness     This is the post that I’ve avoided submitting since the beginning.  I’ve written this post, or fragments of it, many times now.  I’ve … Continue reading

25/04/2014 · 6 Comments

#WorldBipolarDay – Goya, Isolation and Despair

#WorldBipolarDay #Bipolar #ManicDepression #Mania #Depression #Goya #MentalIllness #MentalHealth     FIrstly – I hope everyone has a great day and I hope that awareness of every shade of Bipolar is … Continue reading

30/03/2014 · 1 Comment

Trapped by television? Trapped by mental illness. @postboxadam @Australianstory

  To all my brethren, bipolar or otherwise – You are not alone.  Read ANY of our blogs and you’ll find a thread which spans all continuums of wealth, influence, physical … Continue reading

25/03/2014 · 10 Comments

On Suicide

I wanted to write this post but I wasn’t going to do it until I read something I re-blogged earlier this morning.  Check out the story from my latest follower … Continue reading

17/03/2014 · 3 Comments
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