Archives for August, 2012

General

Update: Bipolar and Ritalin – So Far, So Good

Okay, I will be completely honest. Some of my followers scared the bejeebers out of me with the comments to my last post about starting Ritalin. It's no one's fault, and everyone's fault. I have to blame someone - c'mon.

After reading some of the comments I promptly stopped taking the miracle pill and called my doc for an appointment. I was flustered, nervous, anxious and just all around an absolute mess! I just...
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General

I’ll Take Some Stress Sprinkled With Chaos, and A Little Emotional Abuse On The Side

You know that moment where suddenly things that didn't really make much sense come into crystal clear focus? Yeah, me neither. Not usually, because I am quite stubborn.

I did however, have that moment today. It very well may have been the first of its kind.

Where do I begin?

Over the last few months I have been writing about my past and current marital adventures (um, er, problems), and I have gotten an overwhelming bout of...
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General

Metlife Can Kiss My …

Well, after dealing with the continued harassment and abuse from Metlife, my husband and I have made a decision. I am not repaying them a single penny!

This can play out one of many ways, and any way it turns out we can handle. Here is the deal:

For all this long-term disability stuff, I had to fill out and sign a lot of paperwork just after being released from the hospital following an admission for several days...
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Bipolar

I’m Now on Ritalin – Is This What “Normal” Feels Like or Am I on My Way to Mania?

Through this wild and crazy adventure with Bipolar I have learned one thing: I am a bum. I'm lazy, I procrastinate, I have no focus, energy, or determination.

When a hypo-manic or manic episode takes control though, I am incredibly creative, full of energy and life, and I can really get things done. There is no procrastination, and everything makes sense. I am sharp-witted, smart and so incredible! I love myself so much during...
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