It’s 5:50 am and my alarm is scheduled to go off in an hour and ten minutes – at 7 am. I should be trying to cling to my last hour of sleep like a baby holding onto their favorite new toy before I have to wake up and get ready for the day like I usually do. But I woke up to a painful leg muscle cramp, also known as a Charlie Horse back in the day, and haven’t been able to go back to sleep since and that happened around 2 am.
For women who want to experience motherhood in the worst way, finding out that you are finally pregnant after months or even years of trying can be an exciting moment. Getting that first positive pregnancy test can fill the mom-to-be with so much love and hope. But, sadly, sometimes that excitement and hope can disappear right before your very eyes leaving sadness, grief, and loss in its place.
It’s been a while since my last post and there was a crazy and unexpected turn of events. When I wrote my last post, I would never have imagined I … Continue Reading Pregnancy and Birth During the Pandemic
Hello My Bipolar Mind Readers! My name is Amy, and I’m an alcoholic with bipolar 2! Samantha has asked me a couple times in the past to write for the … Continue Reading Coronavirus Insanity: Tips Part 2
So it’s been a long time since I’ve posted once again, but hey that’s what I’m known for. Time really seems to fly by for me. Always working, taking care … Continue Reading New Addition to the Family
Hey Guys and Gals, Please check out this post if you are are looking for reblog this New Years’s! Much Love, Samantha
Originally posted on The Psych Talk:
Procrastination is when we put off doing an unpleasant task by completing a more pleasant, less urgent task in its place. Having a habit…
If you have relapsed after a prolonged time being abstinent from drugs or alcohol, it can feel like a failure. However, a relapse is not the worst thing in the world. Addiction is a disease for which there is no cure, only management. When you fall off the wagon, it’s just a setback that is a common part of the recovery process for many people. Resolving to recover from a relapse allows you to move on and commit to a lifestyle and choices that support your sobriety, goals and overall happiness.
It’s not often that I find myself waking up with energy while in a great mood. So, I figured I would switch it up and make a post while my depression is suppressed for this moment in time. I want to savor this moment and place it safely in my memory – hopefully in a place where I will remember it 😀 – so that when I am feeling down I can pull this memory out and know that sometimes things are okay.
I am somewhere on this bipolar rollercoaster ride, but I am not quite sure where. I think I may be stuck in the midst of a mixed episode. I have some symptoms of mania, yet some symptoms of depression at the same time. I will go from being highly productive and wanting to get things done to being the complete opposite. I am not exactly sure how I am feeling, and because of all the this, I am pretty sure this is a mixed episode.
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Anxiety Girl, is an excellent book that is very well written. It is a book about anxiety and depression.
They say you can be anything you want to be as long as you put your mind to it. I do believe that to a certain extent. Many people want … Continue Reading Feeling Fantastic
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My Family I keep going back in my mind And trying to undo time Somethings you just can’t forget The people who are supposed to love you unconditionally Don’t want … Continue Reading My Family