Tag Archives: Bipolar

30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know

Welcome to all who are seeing this blog for the first time coming over from the Invisible Illness Awareness Week website! My blog seeks to let sick moms know that they are not alone, as well as educate healthy people … Continue reading

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The Thing I Can’t Change

This post was inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Prompt 2. If there was one thing you could change about yourself, what would it be? Why can’t it change? If I could change anything about myself it would be my … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Normally I don’t make New Year’s resolutions with the thought that I’m probably going to break them all within the first few weeks anyway and I am just setting myself up to fail. But this year I’m going to strive … Continue reading

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Light Box?

The increasingly darkening days have led me into greater depression in winters past. That, and the fact that Northeastern Ohio has very few sunny days in the winter have me thinking about SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. Some people brush … Continue reading

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If I Could Have Done Things Differently…

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. 2.) You HAVE to go back in time and choose a different career path for yourself. What do you choose? This is a question I have asked myself many times. In my mind I … Continue reading

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Health Update #352

(In this post I write about specific medications I am taking. I do not endorse any of these drugs for anyone else. You may not have any of the side effects I have if you are taking these medications. What … Continue reading

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Depression: Here We Go Again

I can’t believe it but I am going through my third period of depression this year. I get a few weeks where I feel good and then the depression comes back. Depression for me feels like I am dragging a … Continue reading

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Update on Tyler’s Health

Yesterday Grant and I took Tyler for a mental health assessment. Tyler has so far been diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome and OCD. In school he has been getting Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Counseling. He also has low muscle tone … Continue reading

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Back!

My last post on February 11th about how bad my depression was was pretty grim. And things got worse as on February 13th I went in-patient at a Behavioral Health Care facility (that’s what they are calling the mental institutions … Continue reading

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From My Very Depths

I am not even sure how to start this post off, how it will form or if I will publish it. I have fallen into a deep depression, not just a depression, a kind of stupefying of my brain, where … Continue reading

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