Hypomania: riding the bipolar high

Hypomania: riding the bipolar high

  Hypomania? Never heard of it I’m speeding hard, no need to stop for breath, the world outside my eyes a static blur as I captain a mutinous mind through the churning straits of ceaseless internal soliloquy. Who’s got their hand on the tiller? Not me. Earlier this...
Blame It On The Bipolar

Blame It On The Bipolar

I am a person often preoccupied with the past. I have so many questions, the answer to any one of which holds a key to unlocking the present. Unbidden, my mind drifts back to past situations, past events, checking for anything that might fit with what I know now and...
Adult diagnosis – how does it help?

Adult diagnosis – how does it help?

  I began this blog to document my discovery of Canada but it has increasingly become a vehicle of self-discovery. The expat experience ignited beacons that guided me ever inward, to search more intensely the inner workings that gave rise to the outer journey. It was...
The Question

The Question

  “D’you ever worry you’ll have it?” I hesitated. This was something I hadn’t considered until now. “Not really.” I answered blithely. I was fourteen and had just delivered a class presentation on my father’s Manic Depression. ⫷⦁⫸ A few weeks earlier my mother sat me...
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