Medication, an Ongoing Struggle

Well, here we are again. I thought I had learned my lesson, but somehow I'm finding myself skipping doses. It's different this time though. The last time I stopped medication, it was a very conscious decision. I just decided I didn't need them. I hadn't had a major manic episode, I hadn't felt depressed in… Continue reading Medication, an Ongoing Struggle

Podcasting (+Brainsick)

I have some exciting news! A few weeks ago I had an idea for a podcast--something I've thought about doing (once I got used to hearing my own voice) but wasn't sure what the subject would be. I knew I wanted it to be related to mental illness and that was about it. That's when… Continue reading Podcasting (+Brainsick)

life with my disorder (part 3)

Welcome to the final installment of my journey thus far. It's been awhile in coming, I know, but here it is. Around this time after graduating, my dad was beginning to interview for a job 600 miles away from where we were living. I began to prepare for my first quarter at a state college,… Continue reading life with my disorder (part 3)

life with my disorder (part 2)

Here we go, a continuation of the story of my disorder thus far. Thanks for being so patient. During my first hospitalization, I was put on a new mixture of medications. One of these medications made me very shaky and unsteady; I felt very weak. I ended up getting out of the hospital right before my 17th… Continue reading life with my disorder (part 2)