English Pigeons

"I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you." Psalm 32:8 In April 2002, I was sitting in this cavernous waiting room at King's Cross in London, England.  I was waiting for a bus to Cambridge, UK.  I sat all alone, and stared at the … Continue reading English Pigeons

The Inertia, [Apathy]

"Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings." Helen Keller ---------------------------------------- As I suffer with manic depression I have come to see that much grief comes not from mania, and not from the debilitating depression. These … Continue reading The Inertia, [Apathy]

Instability and the Believer

I feel good, too good--- and it concerns me. I guess I shouldn't be surprised, I've been down this road before.  I guess this is my big issue with Bipolar Disorder (BP);  its unpredictability, the way you  fluctuate.  You get up in the morning and you immediately have to start analyzing your mood.  "Am I more … Continue reading Instability and the Believer

Becoming Manic: What You Can Do

Top tips for coping These are a list of things that people who have difficulties when they become high or manic have found helpful: Try to get some sleep. Going without sleep has been shown to cause manic states and make them last longer. Eat well. Don’t go without food or eat high energy food. … Continue reading Becoming Manic: What You Can Do