As most of you know and those who don’t know suspect, I have bipolar disorder. I am not bipolar as bipolar is a not a race and I do not suffer from bipolar disorder. As Billy Connolly says about comedy, I feel similarly about bipolar disorder… it is something that has helped me, but also something that has hindered me.
I read this today (I dont know who the author is) “Just because I could achieve my tasks yesterday, please do not assume that I will be able to do it tomorrow.” – it truly reflects what it is like to be a person living a life of colour, darkest black and rainbow delights. They should make an ice cream like that. 🙂
I am grateful. Always did love an ice cream cone.
THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF BIPOLAR DISORDER
1.Thou shalt not blame everything on chemical imbalance.
2.Thou shalt avoid high places and sharp objects when on either extreme of the
3.Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s shiny trinkets.
4.Thou shalt not trust any shrink who writes thee up a prescription after the first 15 minutes.
5.Thou shalt not beat up anyone while on a manic fit, no matter how much ye really want to,
or how much they deserve it.
6.Thou shalt indulge in immaturity whenever the urge strikes thee.
7.Thou shalt not break stuff that does not belong to thee.
8.Thou shalt go to bed only when ye feel tired.
9.Thou shalt allow others to occasionally get a word in edgewise.
10.Thou shalt not send people crazy e-mails at odd hours of the night.