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Accidental week off.

Or nearly a week, anyway.  Six days.  I completely forgot to blog at the weekend… and managed to carry on forgetting all week until today.  Whoops!  So I’ll extend my blogging an extra week, I think.  Or maybe I’ll keep … finish reading “Accidental week off.”

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Christmas Time, Mistletoe and Other-Things-of-Varying-Toxicity

That time of year (ie. the end of it) has crept upon me somewhat unawares yet again.  Insert “where has the time gone?!” shock and confusion here.  However, I am sort of, kind of, mostly ready for Christmas.  I think.  … finish reading “Christmas Time, Mistletoe and Other-Things-of-Varying-Toxicity”

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Time to Talk

I’ve made a pledge on the Time to Change website: “I pledge to help end mental health prejudice.  I will talk about my own experiences with bipolar disorder and anxiety to help break down stigma.” The project is not only … finish reading “Time to Talk”

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Typing + tiredness = not working

Since I’m extremely tired today (I have new medication which is making me drowsy, hopefully just for the adjustment period, and every time I sit down somewhere relaxing I drop off!), I’m not going to say much again.  I haven’t … finish reading “Typing + tiredness = not working”

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48: Q&A – Experiences with diagnosis

lunamorgan asked “What was diagnosis like? How did you get it all sorted, because from what I’ve heard, it’s really hard to get a proper diagnosis of bipolar, what with most people not seeing doctors during manic phases.” There were … finish reading “48: Q&A – Experiences with diagnosis”

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2: A short history of me

Before I start talking about the various bipolar related topics, I just wanted to give a summary of my “qualifications”.  An outline of my experience with the illness.  Something like that. I was diagnosed with bipolar in June 2002, but … finish reading “2: A short history of me”

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Passing post

Can’t spend long at the computer, because I need to be sitting with my feet elevated. D’oh. Still, I’m to stop taking the new meds, so hopefully I’ll be back to normal (ahem) soon. I am quite pleased with myself … finish reading “Passing post”

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The amazing expanding feet :-/

It’s looking like I’m experiencing a side-effect from the new medication I started a couple of weeks ago: oedema. My feet and legs have swollen up, and I think my arms have a bit as well. My skin feels too … finish reading “The amazing expanding feet :-/”

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Progress…

I’ve made some definite inroads into my list – see: Write christmas card list (e-cards and tangible ones) Buy cards and stamps (tomorrow). Write and send out cards of both types. Work out budget for presents (tomorrow when Mum comes … finish reading “Progress…”

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