Tag Archives: mental health

Friday. Ish.

I really am a bit rubbish at this, aren’t I?  I forgot to blog again.  So I’m going to pretend it’s still Friday and this post totally counts.  Because actually I didn’t so much forget as get hit by the … finish reading “Friday. Ish.”

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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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Coding Fun

I can’t remember if I’ve written about this before – probably not, considering how infrequently I’ve actually been blogging! But anyway.  Coding for fun!  Some time last summer (I think) I discovered CodeAcademy and I’ve been playing around on there … finish reading “Coding Fun”

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Bipolar Awareness Day 2012

Bipolar UK is the new name for what used to be called MDF: The Manic Depression Fellowship. I think the new version is more succinct, don’t you?  They’re launching a campaign which will hopefully become an annual event: A public … finish reading “Bipolar Awareness Day 2012”

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The Good, The Sad, and the Dusty

I know, I know.  It’s been ages.  Again.  I won’t try to update on everything that I’ve been up to, so here are five things: three good, one sad, and one dusty. The Good. 1.  I have a new blog!  … finish reading “The Good, The Sad, and the Dusty”

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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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One Month Before Heartbreak

Unfortunately I haven’t been able to wrangle my brain to write a proper post of my own on this subject, but I urge everyone to go and read through the posts and links at One Month Before Heartbreak. Just to … finish reading “One Month Before Heartbreak”

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C is for (The) Crazy

Or to be a little more politically correct, (my) mental health.  I don’t have all that much to say about it, really, but I suppose it has been the reason for my sporadic posting over the ten months or so.  … finish reading “C is for (The) Crazy”

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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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46: A bit more on “normality”

Following on from my last post, I thought I’d just write a quick one (I hope!) covering what’s “normal” and not when you have bipolar.  In my experience, that is. As I said before, “normal” is when you can function.  … finish reading “46: A bit more on “normality””

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45: Q&A – How do we know what’s “normal” and what’s not?

Ptyx asked me: How do we know what’s “normal” and what’s not? Before I got started answering that, I thought I’d better make sure I understood what she was asking, since there were a couple of different ways I can … finish reading “45: Q&A – How do we know what’s “normal” and what’s not?”

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43: The Elevenses Post

Which means that I’m not only one post behind.  Hooray!  Unfortunately, I can’t think of anything to say for this one.  How’s everyone else getting on?  I was really sorry to see that Renee had needed to get some sleep, … finish reading “43: The Elevenses Post”

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36: Meditation

I’ve just been thinking that maybe I should go and do some meditation to relax my back muscles and refresh my brain a little… and it’s occurred to me that I could also make a quick post about the subject … finish reading “36: Meditation”

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19: Friends and Family: It’s Not Just All About Me

Finally, my first ‘proper’ post on a bipolar related topic!  I’ve taken way too long over writing this… I need to speed up for the others!  I’ve chosen this one to start with because it got the highest number of … finish reading “19: Friends and Family: It’s Not Just All About Me”

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14: A recommendation

While I’m eating my dinner, can I just point you in the direction of an excellent post that Cia made about ‘normality’.  I’ve been asked a question about this by Ptyx, and I’ll give a bit of my own take … finish reading “14: A recommendation”

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