Tag Archives: Mental Illness

Yesterday My Mental Computer Crashed….An Example of Bipolar Depression

Yesterday my brain was hacked by the wiring and chemistry that is  imbedded in my brain, and I could pay no ransom to a  hacker or call any help line to straighten out the problem.  I was completely disabled. I … Continue reading

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An Unasked Question Answered….A Surprising Gift From a Friend.

A friend’s guidance showed me my current purpose.  Purposes change over a lifetime. God sees the big picture of why we are here on earth, but we only see a chapter at a time as we amble through life.  I … Continue reading

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The King of Computers……The Brain

My heart keeps me alive, feeding nutrients throughout my body. The geometry  and elasticity of my bones and muscles allow me to move.  AND MY BRAIN RUNS THE SHOW.  I have been thinking, obsessively I might add, about the brain … Continue reading

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My Secret Closet…..Bipolar Disorder

“I never connected your being Bipolar with mental illness”.   That was what my son said to me yesterday.  He said he knew I had extreme highs and lows, because  I had told him that years ago when I was … Continue reading

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Extremes….My Way Of Life

Compulsive and obsessive are words I am all too familiar  with.  I could well be their poster child.  I don’t believe I am ever half way between on or off for very long. My toggle button is stuck.  Half measures in … Continue reading

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Normal…Let’s Refine What That Really Means

I think the word normal is misused.  Here is why.  I knew of a medical student who was sneezed on by an infant while making rounds at a hospital where he was getting his training. He left the hospital, went  home, … Continue reading

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Talking and Listening are Worlds Apart………..HEARING IS AN ART

Communicating from my heart and soul about being Bipolar is my passion and goal.  Having begun to blog about my illness, and reading others sharing their journey as well, has been liberating for me.   I do not feel alone. … Continue reading

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