Serenity Prayer for the anxious.

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, There has been a new normal in my life the past six or even eight weeks. While I still felt anxious daily (that never changes), I was also feeling in control, happy, content, relevant, productive and creative. Last night I went to sleep feeling confused, unsure and scared. The…

#DONTLabelMe

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, My bipolar diagnosis is not a label, it is but a heading for my mental health treatment plan. People may be curious about your symptoms. Use the opportunity to educate your family and friends about mental health. Open the dialogue so that they understand that it is okay not…

#NetflixAndChill

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I needed to renew a repeat script for Cymgen. A kick ass medication prescribed at my Fibromyalgia diagnosis in 2011. I'm not always sure what the medication does. Where chronic illness ends and Wenchy starts. I'm very certain of what happens when I do not take my medication! Even…

“Is there no way out of the mind?” ― Sylvia Plath

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Some say (flashback: The Stig) one does not admit to these subjects in public. What if your clients suddenly believe you are incompetent? What if people think less of you? If that is so,  it is their ignorance and not my inability to be real.   Anyone who regularly…

You are on your knees before it, and it laughs.

Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I was diagnosed as bipolar before it was trendy. I have Generalised Anxiety Disorder which means anxiety is in jest, my default emotion in truth. A friend on Facebook posted pics of famous people also diagnosed as bipolar. They all smiling, looking perfectly normal. Why? Because normal is a…