Photo by Tommy Lisbin on Unsplash Thought I would write down a list of things that make me happy, something I can come back to when feeling the dark clouds of depression forming. Freshwater fishingVisiting new beautiful parts of New ZealandWriting down my thoughtsSui Mai and Craft BeerSpending time with my kidsSpending time with my girlfriendA coffee when … Continue reading Things That Make Me Happy
Photo by Josh Bean on Unsplash Today marks my sons 11th birthday! I have kept him alive, healthy and happy for eleven whole years - what an accomplishment. Oh and Happy Birthday to him. Interesting how my Bipolar has been for the last few days knowing that it's his birthday. I have had constant thoughts racing through my … Continue reading Today Is My Sons Birthday
Photo by Gilles Desjardins on Unsplash To kick things off my psychiatrist upped my dose to 800mg of lithium at night yesterday, and boy are the side effects pretty annoying. So after having a blood test to check lithium levels in my blood the doctor has started increasing my dose to get to the most effective level I … Continue reading Hold The Potty! Lithium & Urination
The view at Lake KarapiroSo today I decided to take a drive into the Waikato, famously known as the home of The Lord of The Rings in particular Hobbiton. This spot was about an hours drive from my house. Armed with my fishing gear off I went. The sun today was beautiful, a pleasant 26c … Continue reading Fishing The Blues Away
Photo by Niels Steeman on Unsplash After recently reading about somebody else who has a similar impulse to shopping as I do, I though I wonder if this is a more common problem amongst bipolar sufferers? Me personally have been inflicted with the burden of being driven by money. I love money, I love spending money and I … Continue reading Bipolar & Money
A very fitting quote.
Photo by Jasmine Wallace Carter on Pexels.com I have been doing a bit of reading of late, during this time I have come across a number of articles about how Bipolar has had an affect on their relationships. I found these enlightening as I too have found some of their points relevant to my own … Continue reading Relationships and my Bipolar