I have decided to withdrawal from the University of Alabama with nary an intention of returning there in the future. Sure, maybe I'll go back to school somewhere else someday, but my time at Alabama has come to a close. I must do so for my mental health at this time. Even since my freshman … Continue reading Withdrawal
I am still alive. I am still fighting fero- ciously. In this war. I've recently had a bout of manic depression. The kind that comes when you lazily skip medication doses because you're feeling too good. Then it just turns for the worse. I had a couple different opportunities where I was alone. I could … Continue reading National Suicide Prevention Day
I'm in a weird state of depression, anxiety, and hypomania?? It's very confusing. I need to be very careful right now.
Hypomania Symptoms (so you don't have to go look them up) euphoric, elevated, expansive, or irritable mood and increased energy; excessive self-esteem or grandiosity; less need to sleep; more talkative than usual or feeling pressured to continue talking; expresses ideas rapidly -- quickly changes topics or feels that thoughts are racing; trouble focusing; restlessness or … Continue reading Bipolar II
Here's where I'll post my daily moments of fleeting joy. Some days will have more, some will have less, some will have none. This is to remind me that I can find something to be grateful for every single day. 4/27: made a new friend 4/26: school was interesting today, see my Tunes and Blooms … Continue reading Daily Little Joy
As you may have noticed, my tagline is a quote that John Green uses in his brilliant novel Looking for Alaska (one of my all-time favorites and I would recommend it to anyone). But what exactly is the Great Perhaps? To some it means being at peace with oneself. Well, I love this definition, and … Continue reading The Great Perhaps