The Bipolar Bum

Backpacking and Bipolar II. Taking Manic Depression on tour.

#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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