Tag Archives: manic
the manic mom and work
i am a bit of an overachiever. i’ve always performed at a high level in school and at work. i went to high school and college on academic scholarships, juggling sports, theater, music and other activities. this was no different … Continue reading
i’m trying to figure out what a manic episode is for me. it seems to change every time my medication is adjusted. i was put on lithium a couple of months back and definitely feel the difference. but i’ve been up all night … Continue reading
which came first?
i’ve been unpacking a lot of the perverbial emotional baggage doing this blog. sitting and writing and reflecting on life has been really good. i’m proud of myself for sticking with the blogging process. i tend to get into a new … Continue reading
I often get the feeling like I’m in limbo. Almost a floating sensation. I’m in between things – moods, places, experiences. I never really feel present. Somehow I’m someplace else. Not quite myself but never someone else. This in-between state … Continue reading
Now that I know I’m really crazy, what do I do?
So apparently I’ve been crazy as far back as I can remember. Great! Having a kid, who likely will be plagued by having a mentally ill mother, is how I find out I have a room reserved in the nut … Continue reading