Rapid Cycling to Hypomania is Like a Shot of Heroin!

Hypo-depression has become hypomania, the most pleasant state in the universe and the reason some people enjoy being Bipolar (like me right now). Hypomania is a sweet trip to Happytown, where money becomes limitless and shopping a full time job, sex is exquisite, creativity steals the show, everything I look at seems to have some…

Just As a Pendulum Swings…

I have been telling my online therapist yesterday and today that I thought I could tell the difference between situational, and bipolar, depression. This morning during a quiet moment, I said this to my husband, as well, and his response? “There’s a difference between hypo depression and situational depression, and you’re at hypo lately.” I…

When Your Mental Illness Interferes With Your Family Life

My family, I mean my daughter and husband, have witnessed me say and do a lot of “sick” things for the last three years since I first started having a nervous breakdown that was the longest and hardest to get over. This a picture of me with Chloe Marie circa 2015, her kindergarten year and…