Mania and Unfortunate Triggers

As per usual, my manic episodes come on at the most inconvenient times. At first, they can be helpful. But in the end, after the spider ensnares you in its web, things go sideways. My friends are one of my biggest triggers. Being married with two children, I don’t get out much, even with my […]

Is the Bucket Full or Empty?

I want you to imagine your life as a giant Bucket. Depending on who you are, this Bucket can be as big or any kind of Bucket you like– mine’s a giant Justice League sand Bucket right now. Now life is filled with big things and little, little moments and big, and everything in between. […]

Don’t be like Biff

Hello everyone, this is Biff. Biff works 10 hour days six days a week. He is saving a lot of his money for retirement and that “rainy day” for which we all wait. Biff currently takes Crestor for high blood pressure, Xanax for anxiety, Adderall for his ADHD and Hydrocodone for his back. To go […]

The Tail End of Hypomania

It’s always the last day or two of hypomania that are the worst for me. I usually last anywhere from four to 10 days, but I have gone longer. The problem toward the end is my inability to remain focused. I’m still jacked and have all this energy, but I can never figure out what […]