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 […]
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. […]
I was sitting in the vast waiting area of the Physical Therapy wing waiting for my appointment when I noticed the Death announcements had popped up on the Television mounted on the wall. As I am slowly mounting the crest of the hill of middle age; It is no surprise that at this moment it […]
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 […]
I’ve been reading a lot on the brain lately. It is my latest obsession. It always works that way when I am manic, which seems to be often now that I am on mood stabilizers. Ironic much? I seem to have this insatiable hunger for information. Usually I gravitate toward a current obsession when feeding […]
And it still isn’t over yet.
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 […]