Tag Archives: bipolar

All Stopped Up


I think there must be such a thing as emotional constipation. That’s what I’m going to call this. I am completely stopped up! Emotionally. I am frozen. I can’t do anything I like or enjoy and it’s not even depression. … Continue reading

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Another Seroquel Side Effect To Be Aware Of


I just wanted to write a short post to let people know that they really need to be on their game when it comes to paying attention to Seroquel side effects. For the last couple of years I’ve been having … Continue reading

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Uneven Relationships


It’s never good when someone says, “We need to talk”. It wasn’t good when my husband said it last night and it’s even worse because his complaints were completely legitimate. You see the title of this post is about uneven … Continue reading

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Side Effects: Let’s Talk About Tardive Dyskensia


As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been experiencing some muscle spasms or what I think of as more like jerking because I would look ridiculous if anyone saw me. I spoke to my psychiatrist about it and he … Continue reading

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Working things out with therapist when they have hangups


You know that a while ago I experienced discomfort during a session with my therapist when it came to self-injury. I felt that she was being judgmental and disapproving despite her stance that nothing I do should be judged. It … Continue reading

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Feeling the need to pull back in life


My husband told me the other day that he was in a bad mood. He was tired from work and tired from some other responsibilities he has. He was listing them and he mentioned dealing with me as being a stressor and … Continue reading

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Adding new diagnoses the list gets longer


I forgot to mention that last week my therapist diagnosed me as having agoraphobia with panic. Fab…Even though, how does one have agoraphobia without panic??? I hadn’t really realized it until she said it and I paid attention to my … Continue reading

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