The Bipolar Bum

Backpacking and Bipolar II. Taking Manic Depression on tour.

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

25/06/2014 · 1 Comment

1000 Likes – Thanks everyone!

22/06/2014 · 11 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

They’re Following Me! (Seriously though: Thanks)

    In the last four days my readership has doubled.  To all the old-guard who have read and (hopefully) enjoyed the content so far – Thank you very much … Continue reading

02/06/2014 · 24 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

#undiagnosed #bipolar

31/05/2014 · 11 Comments

History Repeating Itself – How a friend’s death can be two triggers at once.

#bereavement #grief #bipolar #trauma   I got word that one of my riding friends died of a massive heart attack yesterday night.  This would be bad usually, but the situation … Continue reading

30/05/2014 · 21 Comments


  It is important to remember how badly your mind works when you’re in a mixed/agitated state.  You start to see attacks that aren’t there, your patience COMPLETELY abandons you … Continue reading

30/05/2014 · 12 Comments

#CheerUp #Depression

#Depression #Bipolar #Support   I’d like to confront the cult of ‘positive thinking’.  Even knowing what we do about neuroplasticity, we don’t yet understand the mechanics of depression, bipolarity or … Continue reading

29/05/2014 · 17 Comments
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