Tag Archives: Rapid cycling

Where there is no spring and no autumn: the world of rapid cycling

Seasons are funny things. If you live in a equatorial region, you may barely experience them at all; if you live in a polar region you probably live part of the year in unremitting darkness which eventually gives way to … Continue reading

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Flotsam

[TW: suicidal thoughts] I found the early part of this year terrifying. During 2013 I had begun to feel that I had at least some level control over my mood state by using meds (tweaking the dose of my antipsychotic … Continue reading

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Dude, where’s my cast?

[TW: Suicidal thoughts] It’s very hard to explain what’s been happening in my care since I last posted, so try and bear with me. I have made a lot of visits to Home Treatment Team nurses, all of who have … Continue reading

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Step by step and day by day: enter the Home Treatment Team

[TRIGGER WARNING: SUICIDE] I’m not really sure what this post is. An update? An explanation? Perhaps it’s more of an exploration of what is happening to me right now. Regular readers of my posts and tweets can hardly fail to … 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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