Tag Archives: Mood monitoring

Christmas approaches

It’s been a long time since I posted. I just don’t feel the urge as much these days; I’ve become habituated to things like hospitalisation and crisis care, therapy and medication changes, so although these things continue to play a … Continue reading

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Rapid cycling

In the past few weeks I’ve been struggling to keep up with myself. My moods, which usually last weeks, if not months, are flipping back and forth between hypomania and severe depression, leaving me feeling entirely out of control. It’s … Continue reading

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Dear mood monitoring: why it’s time for us to break up

Dear mood monitoring, I saw my psychiatrist last week, for what was a largely positive meeting. We both agreed that I continue to improve, and should remain on the same dose of my medications. He wanted to know what else … Continue reading

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