The last couple of weeks have been difficult ones for me. Mixed state manic/depression has been hampering my ability to effectively navigate social situations. Writing has not been an easy activity.
It is hard to describe the scope of how wide the highs and lows are to a person who is not familiar with Bipolar and all its randomness. If you want to read up on the subject I recommend “An Unquiet Mind” by Kay Redfield Jameson, and “The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide” by David J. Miklowitz. I need to note that these are not exactly easy to read, but will give a greater insight into this complex world.
My advice is to not try to read everything you can find all at once. It may seem like a great idea to get all the facts and charts and everything out there and build a grand plan. But this will…
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