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

Dealing with failure and the importance of not manufacturing Kryptonite.

Before I left the U.K I had attempted to rebuild and modify an XS650 motorcycle.  I had no idea how to go about it, or the tools to do the … Continue reading

28/06/2014 · 19 Comments

Forgetting your Seroquel leads to weird dreams apparently.

  So I’ve got a cold and my head is wooly at best.  Last night I forgot to take my meds and the resulting dreams aren’t something I want a … Continue reading

26/06/2014 · 41 Comments

The Wednesday Word – “Cognitive Dissonance”

I understand that it isn’t exactly great form to start a feature by cheating and having two words – but this is a good starting point with plenty of mileage … Continue reading

25/06/2014 · 24 Comments

Blog Hop – The Writing Process

Last week I was asked by Maria.A.Abanga from over at if I minded if she passed the torch forward on a blog hop about the writing process.  I’ve decided … Continue reading

25/06/2014 · 8 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

K.R.Jamison’s “Rules for the Gracious Acceptance of Lithium into Your Life”

This is taken from her excellent book “An Unquiet Mind”.  I’m almost finished with it and so far it has been very affirming and entertaining.  It reads well and I … Continue reading

22/06/2014 · 28 Comments

1000 Followers – Hot on my heels

#1000Followers   I just want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone following, especially the 500 new folks.  In the last ten days you’ve doubled my readership.  It is … Continue reading

12/06/2014 · 30 Comments

#Insomnia & #f.lux

  Insomnia is a bitch and further to all you’ve heard about caffeine, exercising daily and not eating too close to bed time there is another way you can interrupt … Continue reading

01/06/2014 · 17 Comments
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