I’m sorry I haven’t replied to your comments. After seeing my therapist and continued communication with my psychiatrist, we decided that I should go to the hospital, which is where I am right now. I’ll likely be admitted; if so, my husband will try to provide updates. Thank you all so much for the positive… Read More UPDATE 3/23/18
⚠️⚠️⚠️!!!TRIGGER WARNING!!!⚠️⚠️⚠️ NOTE: This post graphically discusses self-harm. If this is a trigger for you, please do not read further. ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️ ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️ Happiness is not a foreign concept to me. As I mentioned yesterday, I had a salon appointment. My nail tech did, indeed, ask about the bandages on my arm, and I muttered something… Read More I Cut Again
⚠️⚠️⚠️!!!TRIGGER WARNING!!!⚠️⚠️⚠️ NOTE: This post graphically discusses self-harm. If this is a trigger for you, please do not read further. ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️ ⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️⚠️ Even though my husband and I had a great time on our recent trip, I felt depressed during our time away, and now it’s worse. He usually works from home, not to keep… Read More I Cut for the First Time in Years
I can only speak for myself and my own illnesses (bipolar, anxiety), but I think many can relate to having an invisible illness. “But you seem fine.” “You don’t seem depressed.” I get this a lot, especially the latter. Well, I am depressed. It’s just that my affect is that of a person who is… Read More Living With an Invisible Illness
Yesterday, my husband and I returned from a 5-day, 15th wedding anniversary trip to St. Joseph, Michigan. St. Joseph is only a short, 2-hour drive away, which was really nice. Neither of us had been there before, and we loved it! We particularly loved the B&B in which we stayed: it only had one room… Read More Back From St. Joseph, Michigan
No, I’m not going back into the hospital, thank goodness! My husband and I are celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary, which is tomorrow, March 15. The Ides of March — what could be more perfect for a couple of English majors? Lol! That was the date that Julius Caesar was fatally stabbed, at least in… Read More Bipolar Barb Will Be Back on Tue., 3/20/18
Thank you to orange walls for nominating me for . . . . . . and you should definitely check out her blog, especially if you want to know why she calls it orange walls! Recently she blogged about various mood tracker apps, which is certainly worth a read. Sunshine Blogger Award Rules: The Sunshine Blogger… Read More Sunshine Blogger Award #2!