There once was a painter who was tormented by his emotions. For days he would spend all day in bed, locked away from the world. His neighbors misunderstood him. He couldn't even sell his paintings for a glass of cheap wine. He died alone, never realizing that he would be known as one of the … Continue reading Vincent
A year ago Harper, a pitbull, was facing a death sentence. Condemned buy a jury of three “experts”. These people determined that Harper was too aggressive and possibly violent to ever be safely placed in a forever home and must be euthanized. JR, who lives in the same town of Hollister, MO receives a call … Continue reading Harper
Just letting everyone know that I am still around and will be putting out a new podcast soon. I’ve had a rough few months but I feel up to producing more of The Bipolar DM.
I just published a new podcast episode. Its short and choppy, but it also reflects my mental state. I am rather manic at the moment and I'm sure the trained ear can catch that in this episode. It was an act of sheer will to get this one out. I am being held back by … Continue reading Moving Forward
Sometimes, actually most often times, I jump into something without thinking about the end game. What is my long term goal with this en-devour? Like start writing a book before I know how it ends. Or in this case, write for this blog not knowing what I myself wanted to write about. Plus there are … Continue reading Where are we going, Boss?
You are out one day, minding your own business, when there is a cascade blackout that sweeps across the country. You are twenty miles from home, traffic is jammed up, and you need to get out of Dodge. What do you do? That's the question many survivalists and preppers try to answer. What do you … Continue reading When the Sh*t Hits the Fan
What do you do in a psychiatric emergency? We prepare for natural disasters. We prepare for man-made disasters. What about when everything goes sideways and you can no longer cope? Like any other emergency, you can prepare for a psychiatric emergency for if or when it happens. We cannot know what will happen that will … Continue reading Psychiatric Emergency
What do you do in an emergency? I have mentioned many times before, as people with Bipolar we need to have a plan. In cases of rapid cycling of our emotions, severe depression, or extreme mania. But do you have a plan when things go sideways and you find yourself in a natural disaster, civil … Continue reading When an Emergency Strikes
I've been up for about 40 hours due to a manic episode. I have had to work very hard to not to go on a spending spree. I still spent a little more than I wanted but fortunately it nearly all was things that I have gone without the past month. Like an oil change … Continue reading I can neither confirm nor deny
I've been talking more and more about dating. I think that it is because I started dating again myself. The woman that I am seeing has Bipolar I. The main differences between Bipolar I and II is the severity of the emotional highs and lows and the presence of hallucinations; both auditory and visual. We … Continue reading The Shallow End of the Dating Pool