Holidays….taking time out for yourself

I try to take holidays religiously every six months. One or two weeks away is a must for me to recharge my batteries. I don’t travel overseas as this can cause major mental health issues with my bipolar. People don’t understand that flying over numerous times zones can reek havoc with mental health issues inContinue reading “Holidays….taking time out for yourself”

The Shrowded Fog Of Depression

Depression is the absolute pits. Extremely hard to deal with, to live with. The cycle can be long winded but perseverance is a must because there is light at the end of the tunnel. I have had numerous bouts of depression some lasting 6 to 12 months. One time when i went to the pharmacistContinue reading “The Shrowded Fog Of Depression”

Tough times never last….hang in there

I won’t sugar coat it but living with bipolar is like riding a roller coaster at times. You need to ride the ups and downs of this disorder, but with experience, knowledge, and the power in your own hands to medicate and adjust meds when needed, makes for a stronger person in the long run.Continue reading “Tough times never last….hang in there”

The sun, moon and the sea

Spring has sprung already in Queensland. The days are getting warmer and slightly longer. My mood shifted last week, the first sign was difficulty with falling asleep as the temperature starts to rise. I must admit I much rather the mild winters than hot summers. Medication plays havoc on my body and heats it up,Continue reading “The sun, moon and the sea”

The winding road of bipolar

My journey cover the past to present, the ups and the downs along the way (which feels like a rollercoaster ride at time) and hopefully some of you out there may gain some inspiration and come to the realisation….that it can be a positive and rewarding experience once you have learnt the tools of theContinue reading “The winding road of bipolar”

When Your on a High….Life feels oh so…. Good

I have definitely had some fun along the way. You will get to hear about some mischievous things that arise from time to time when your mind and body swings to what is called a “high”. It all seems exciting at the time till you rebalance and look back at the stupidity of some ofContinue reading “When Your on a High….Life feels oh so…. Good”