Twice a week I say my name to a group of guys. Twice a week I say who I am not. I say what I am not. I admit what I am recovering from.I’ve looked at pornography before. I must be a sex addict.I am a self-published blogger who hasn’t written a book yet. I… Read More Do you know who I am by my labels?
I envy my wife. It’s 4:33am, she’s passed out and I’m still awake and up. It’s the same every night. She sleeps soundly while I roam thehouse in an insomnianic sleep deprived stooper. My body is agitated and rigid so I just took a cocktail of Sinemet and Mirapex. As usual I can’t… Read More I’m exhausted but hopeful
10 Tips for Coping with a Bipolar Spouse I know I’ve put my own wife through some very trying times in past seven years of marriage. Times of worry, anger, frustration, hurt. You name it. And that could be all in one day. She has had to learn to cope with my many changing emotions… Read More 10 Tips for Coping with a Bipolar Spouse
They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity—for a man is a slave to whatever has mastered him. 2 Peter 2:19 Denial is probably one of the best known defense mechanisms, used often to describe situations in which people seem unable to face reality or admit an obvious truth…”He’s in denial.”… Read More Denial
Eating disorders appear to occur more frequently in individuals with bipolar disorder. According to a recent study, more than 14 percent of patients with bipolar disorder also suffer from an eating disorder, and these individuals are likely to have a more severe course of the illness. “Our findings are consistent with others suggesting that bipolar disorder… Read More Bipolar and Eating Disorder
For the past 5 months I have been quiet about my 21 days in treatment for my eating disorder. I haven’t written about them, let alone spoken about them. Every single day for the last 5 months, my former eating disorder has been on my mind one way or another. That’s a good thing and… Read More Truths from Eating Disorder recovery
When you’re working through recovery, life can take on an entirely new meaning and provide you with a wealth of new perspectives, opportunities and hope. It can also be a difficult time as you’re probably working to rebuild your life in terms of your career, relationships and overall peace of mind. Striking a… Read More Balancing Act
When we are in a healthy relationship it feels like the best thing in the world. Having someone there that we can confide in, and share special memories with makes us feel like we’re on cloud nine. But, how healthy is the relationship? One thing I’ve noticed with relationships is one person tends to forget… Read More Never Lose Yourself In a Relatioship
Poets and authors have tried to define love for centuries, whereas scientists have only recently started. Many of us know intuitively that love is a major purpose for living; that connection is inherent in all that we do, and without love, we cannot survive as a species. If you read my last blog you’ll… Read More Emotional Response to Bipolar
This morning’s blog is a bit unorthodox from my usual. But I can’t help talk about talk without talkig ahout the author and creator of love. Our God. But there is a second commandment that is very similar: “Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.” That is, second only to our love for God must… Read More Love who?