I did a bit of rearranging, so to my usual readers, I’m sorry if this new layout irks you. Let me know, I might change it back.
For all you new to the site, I write primarily about my own experiences being Bipolar type 1 with rapid cycling and psychosis. I also have Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and maybe ADHD thrown in there as well. From time to time, I try to make it at least once a week, I’ll post some research on bipolar disorder or other mental health subjects. Even rarer, I’ll do some philosophy or science related. But those are usually on slow days when I’m not feeling like blogging about myself.
As an intro to what I’m currently talking about, I’ve recently experienced a psychotic mania. One day I was quivering with energy and cutting my arms. It finally culminated in me experiencing paranoid delusions, I thought hundreds of invisible people were watching me in my apartment. So I did the irrational thing and grabbed a knife with some boxes and was going to board up the windows. Thankfully, something in my mind flipped and I called my psychiatrist. This all happened on October 20th. I’ve been in recovery since then. For a while, I was on 20mg of abilify, 10mg of zyprexa, 200mg of lamictal, 2mg of klonopin, and titrating doses of lithium. I’m now off of abilify and waiting to go off of zyprexa. That should get you up to speed on where I’m at personally. Getting back to normal is my primary focus, so most of what I am currently writing is on this experience and getting to normal.
That’s it for now, I hope you enjoy my blog.