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Psychiatrist Appointment: Tuesday 2nd May, 2022

Iโ€™ve got my appointment this coming Tuesday that was originally scheduled for November last year. Due to the fact that the NHS, and especially the Mental Health sector is over stretched and under resourced, itโ€™s nearly 6 months later than planned. I have still been in contact with my CMHT practitioner weekly and with startingContinue reading “Psychiatrist Appointment: Tuesday 2nd May, 2022”


My Bipolar Review ๐Ÿ“

Iโ€™ve been writing a few things about my Bipolar and my medication etc etc. Thought Iโ€™d share it with you lovely lot and see if anyone can relate ๐Ÿ‘ (Sorry about my scruffy handwriting btw)

My Second Attempt at Writing a Book ๐Ÿ“–

My Bipolar Perspectives of a Unipolar World: My First Year Under Psychiatric Care Following on from my first attempt at putting something together, Iโ€™ve been trying to formulate my experiences of my first year in Psychiatric Care. Already however, I have realised that it is only 12 months since my first Psychiatrist appointment. With thisContinue reading “My Second Attempt at Writing a Book ๐Ÿ“–”

Medication Change ๐Ÿ’Š

This week I have had a chat with my Psychiatrist about my medication. Iโ€™m constantly looking at the interactions of psychoactive medication and especially the ones used in Bipolar and Schizophrenia. I read as much as I can about peopleโ€™s personal experiences with the different meds and I have formed my own catalogue of theContinue reading “Medication Change ๐Ÿ’Š”

Living with Bipolar Disorder Explained: Bipolar Schizoaffective Disorder

This last week has been arguably the most surreal thing Iโ€™ve ever experienced. Also, its been arguably the most difficult. Iโ€™ve been chasing the shadows in my head and tied myself up in knots. One thing I can say is that you are certainly kept on your toes with mental illness. As I was fillingContinue reading “Living with Bipolar Disorder Explained: Bipolar Schizoaffective Disorder”

Bipolar Induced Psychosis ๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿซ‚

Bipolar reared its ugly head once again at my door, but this time with its friend Psychosis. Psychosis introduced itself by snatching away everything that made me who I am. Replacing it with everything that I am not and do not desire. This strange, unfamiliar, tongueless ghost of sin, created a black hole where myContinue reading “Bipolar Induced Psychosis ๐Ÿคฏ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿซ‚”

Convention, Convenience, Confusion, Comedy & Complete Clarity!

Iโ€™ve been getting my paperwork together for my psychiatrist appointment next Monday (16th August). In doing so I was reading back my blogs i saw there was a message that explains exactly how I feel about life. I have managed to put together the below. I think it expresses my thoughts perfectly. Our thoughts andContinue reading “Convention, Convenience, Confusion, Comedy & Complete Clarity!”

Quetiapine: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle?๐Ÿ’Š ๐Ÿงฉ

Today, after an appointment with my GP, itโ€™s been agreed that I start Quetiapine along with the Depakote and Mirtazapine I am currently taking. Hopefully it will be the missing piece to the puzzle regarding the controlling the severity of the bipolar swings. The Mirtazapine Iโ€™m on already is an antidepressant that obviously gives youContinue reading “Quetiapine: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle?๐Ÿ’Š ๐Ÿงฉ”

My Mood Diary ๐Ÿ“” August, September and October 2020

I have combined the final 3 months of my diary as the entries were coming to an end. This is a candid account of what I was experiencing at the start of 2020 through to the final picture of this post. Iโ€™d advise discretion before reading this as I wouldnโ€™t want to reignite bad memoriesContinue reading “My Mood Diary ๐Ÿ“” August, September and October 2020”

My Mood Diary ๐Ÿ“” July 2020

โ€œThis is a candid account of what I was experiencing at the start of 2020. Iโ€™d advise discretion before reading this as I wouldnโ€™t want to reignite bad memories or instigate negative thoughts for anyone.โ€ Stuart Sanderson These are a few exerts from my mood diary from the beginning of last year. I hadnโ€™t beenContinue reading “My Mood Diary ๐Ÿ“” July 2020”