As you all know I have been studying with the Open University for the past 3 years, stressful? yes, rewarding? yes. So why have I all of a sudden decided to defer my modules until October 2019? Flashback to two months ago. I was sitting at work, slightly stressed out, I’d seen my psychiatrist three days before hand where he had told me I had … Continue reading OU Monthly Update – January 2019
I write this as I’m sitting at my desk at work. “Why aren’t you working Rosie?” I’m on my lunch break ok! Stop with the judging. So I’m going to jump right in to it, being away from my blog has made me realise the following things. 1. I care to much. 2. Prozac kills creativity. 3. I want to transform my blog into a … Continue reading Changing Times
If you have Bipolar Disorder then someone has said at least one of these things to you. Whether that be without thinking or thinking they are helping. Words can be hurtful so please be careful with what you say and how you say it. Here is my list of things to never say to someone with Bipolar Disorder “You don’t actually have Bipolar” “I don’t … Continue reading Things to never say to someone with Bipolar
A few weeks ago I featured on Hannah’s blog. Hannah thank you for having me! Guys check her out she honestly is the sweetest and deserves so much love http://hannahblogsmh.com Here’s the post. So here we are, sitting in work, it’s 4pm and you’ve just realised that you haven’t had lunch again. Damn it! Many people think that once you’ve had help for an eating … Continue reading How Bipolar and an Eating Disorder affect my life
For the past two weeks my anxiety has been through the roof and my eating disorder has been playing up as well. The reason? I’m suspecting, Aripiprazole. I was warned before taking this medication for my Bipolar Disorder that it would cause my mania to rise but I didn’t think it would rise this much. I have been on edge and unable to calm my … Continue reading How I’ve Calmed Down
As you can guess from the title, I told my manager at work about my Bipolar today. Granted I told the person I work closest with first, but this was the first time someone in charge of me knew. I just wanted to update you all on how things have been since. It surprisingly went very well! I have had nothing but positivity from my … Continue reading I told my 9-5 about my Bipolar
Last week I had a comment made on one of my old posts about my eating disorder – which has since been deleted. Someone took it upon themselves to ask me how I had the cheek to still write about an eating disorder when I’m now “fine” … “Fine” “Fine”? Fine. People with eating disorders and people who are in recovery are never “fine”. Eating … Continue reading Things you should never say to someone who has an eating disorder.
My lovely friend Ida tagged me to write a letter to my brain. LOL let’s see how this goes. Dear Brain, What are you playing at? Why after 6 years of being medically fine have you decided it’s time to fuck about?! It’s fine though I understand. Everything couldn’t be too great for too long right? I just want to say we’re going to be … Continue reading A letter to my brain
This month has been the worst for my open university journey. I’ve had to ask for an extension and I just can’t concentrate. If you read other parts of my blog then you will know that I’ve recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which brings medication. I’m half way through my OU year and have not been able to concentrate one bit! Whether it’s … Continue reading OU June Monthly Update
It’s safe to say that I know a thing or two about being manic. Not manic “ahh I’m so stressed” but manic as in “ahh I have no idea what I’m doing right now”. I realized that as I’ve documented my Bipolar journey I’ve never wrote about the mania side of it. This is because when I’m manic I rarely think anything’s wrong and just … Continue reading Hey Mania!