🔃 Reblog: Dear You, Who Might Also Be Depressed

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Some blog posts are planned far in advance while others spill from my mind and into my keyboard immediately for you to see. This one is spilling. This one is for the people who feel stuck. This one is for the people who understand depression.

Dear You,

Depression is real. Your pain is real. It is all valid. Please, listen to me: those nagging thoughts of worthlessness, don’t let them too far in. Your pain is valid, but those nagging thoughts aren’t true.

I know this all too well. I understand your pain. The self-doubt creeps in. The worthlessness creeps in. It can feel like the most real thing in the world. It can feel like the only real thing in the world.

All the pain can make us forget that hope is real. We forget. We get covered in all the bad. Sometimes the bad can smother us. It…

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Psych history (September 2014 to present)

April 2019 ⬇️ (mild depression/mixed episodes) Lamictal 150 MG (twice daily) Trileptal 300 MG (twice daily) Effexor 150 MG Klonopin .50 MG (twice daily, PRN) Remeron 7.5 MG March 2019 ⬇️ (no/mild depression) Lamictal 150 MG (twice daily) Effexor 150 MG Klonopin .50 MG (twice daily, PRN) Remeron 7.5 MG February 2019 ⬇️ (mild depression) … Continue reading Psych history (September 2014 to present)

🔃 Reblog: 18 Memes That Really Get Bipolar Disorder

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While bipolar disorder is no laughing matter, memes bring me comfort to acknowledge there are others out there that know exactly how it feels to live with it. If you feel you might be triggered by memes by all means press the return arrow now. But if you’re happy to go on let me know which if any you relate to.

1. When you’re as changeable as a baby’s butt…

2. The racing thoughts…

3. Forward thinking formula…

4. Sometimes a med routine is hard to swallow in more ways than one…

5. Hello old friend…

6. The ‘good’ bipolar

7. Time sensitive mania…

8. Insomania…

9. Literal…

10. Navigating relationships…

11. Letting go of unhealthy friendships…

12. The overwhelm is real…

13. The struggle is real…

14. BP feelings chart…

15. How’d ya like me now?

16. When the penny drops…

17. Is he tho?…

18. Who said that?

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