bipolar

Bipolar disorder; understanding the highs, the lows and the in between.

Marie Osuamoha day ago
Wahalalafia (Part 13)
I realised that I am mortal when I was lying down. Sometimes we take life for granted, it's ridiculous. I realise that. I have to make every moment count. As you know, I'm a floater, so sometimes it's...
KC Taylor2 days ago
The Search for Khadijah
CHAPTER 1 "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." ― Maya Angelou At times a hidden story needs to be revealed. The story could have different characters and it could be to...
Marie Osuamoh6 days ago
Wahalalafia (Pt. 12)
Hey, It’s been a while, how are you doing? I’m going on holiday soon, to celebrate my bestie's wedding. I don’t know if she’ll read this, but I’ve got a big present planned, which will be nice! Can’t ...
Marie Osuamoh14 days ago
Wahalalafia (Pt. 11)
I’m thinking of going away for a while. (Don’t worry, I’m not going to jump off a bridge.) What I mean by go away, is that I want to really meditate on who Marie is. Wahalalafia will come, of course, ...
Katie Bindel16 days ago
It Started with a Pen
It was brilliant. Easily one of the best quotes I had ever heard (or had I read it?). It had been stuck on repeat, in my head all day. (Was it lyrics from a song I'd heard?) The arrangement of words f...
Marie Osuamoh18 days ago
Wahalalafia (Pt. 10)
Heyyy sorry for the delay. I think I want a dog, or a cat, and I'm going to name her Ignatia, or if it's a he, Ignatius. I love really random, crazy names. I'm so tired. exhausted. I've just come in a...
Marie Osuamoh25 days ago
Wahalalafia (Pt. 9)
Hey, I had a bad dream, so I thought to myself, hey why don’t I write? At the moment, I’m looking into reading affirmations, specifically Christian ones. Don't worry, I'm not going to preach to you ha...
Marie Osuamoha month ago
Wahalalafia (Pt. 8)
Hey. Now I'm irritated. I had an amazing blog, in which I wrote about Mother Music, and guess what, it was deleted! Now I have to start again! So anyway, I have to do it again. I find that I'm at my m...
T-Flo a month ago
Guys, It's Alright
In today's world we are faced with a lot of people having trouble with mental health; more often than not, it's depression. When suffering from mental health troubles, people will often lash out at ot...
Marie Osuamoha month ago
Wahalalalfia (Pt. 6)
I'm bored and hungry right now, after taking a break after doing some radio work. I may get this job. Who knows. I’ll make some food in a minute. Now, I’m talking to someone on an app on which we talk...
Marie Osuamoha month ago
Wahalalafia (Pt. 5)
Wow! Wahalalafia gone wild! I just wrote the best ever blog about how I was misunderstood, and guess what? It was fudging deleted! Now I’m irritable. I wrote really eloquently how badly I was misunder...
Marie Osuamoha month ago
Wahalalafia (Pt. 4)
So Wahalalafia really has taken shape today. I went for a job interview as a radio presenter at a Christian radio station, but my Dad went into the hospital. All I know is that at the moment I do feel...
Marie Osuamoha month ago
Wahalalafia (Pt. 3)
I was manic yesterday. I suppose it was the two strong cups of coffee that I imbibed, partly to reduce my appetite. (Yes, I'm trying to lose weight) and to send Dick the Depression away, wasn't really...
Marie Osuamoha month ago
Wahalalafia (Pt. 2)
Happy Valentine’s Day. At this present time, I’m single, unlike Pringles. I find that being in love is one of the most complicated aspects of having Wahalalafia. My last relationship, let’s call him M...
Marie Osuamoha month ago
Wahalalafia
Wahalalafia. A fitting title to my first ever blog. If you know me you know that in every little speck of my life, I inject humour, to try and dispel any fear or qualms about life. A year ago, I found...
Amanda Brueckner2 months ago
Mania, Roller Coasters, and Plates
Hi, (if you are new here) I'm Amanda and I have bipolar depression. I'm starting to notice my symptoms of when I'm having a manic episode. This is not something I have been able to do in the past. I w...
Alice Griffin2 months ago
Succumbing to Mania
It's 4 am, I'm lying in bed, and again sleep is elusive. The electricity begins to crackle and shoot through my body. The world is dark and still. My room is quiet and safe. I pray desperately for sle...
Chris Hearn2 months ago
My Story for Bell Let's Talk Day
January 30, 2019 is Bell Let's Talk day in Canada. It's a day where Canadians everywhere are invited to discuss mental health issues. Oh, and of course, a day to promote Bell. There is no shortage of ...