Anger and Bipolar

I have always had a temper. Except for the people closest to me, it's a side of me that I rarely show. One of the major problems I have when managing a manic episode is controlling my anger. I usually come across as calm and friendly; a level headed type with a gentle nature. When [...]

Mania is…

  Running into the garden armed with a super soaker and naked, shouting 'you little fucker' at a cat Screaming 'fuck you, you twat' at the top of my lungs at a bar manager. Refusing money to pay the heating bill when living in freezing temperatures. Laughing uncontrollably and jumping on the bed for no [...]

Novel Update: 1

It's been nearly two weeks now since I started work on my novel. I have been persistent and strict with myself, writing each day. Some days it might only be a couple of hundred words, but it is still progress. The word count is currently standing at 15,000. I'm trying not to get hung up [...]

Stigma on the internet: Psychosis is not a fashion statement.

  I enjoy trawling through pinterest. It's usually a safe place for me, where I go to look for tattoo ideas, new fashions and recipes. However, this week it turned me into an angry ball of rage and indignation. I came across the above image, an outfit labelled as psychotic. I couldn't believe what I [...]