How I’ve Calmed Down

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

I told my 9-5 about my Bipolar

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

To the girl at the gym

To the girl at the gym, You make me self-conscious and you make me realise everything that’s wrong with me. When you walk onto the running floor every girl looks and you can tell by the look in their eyes that they feel threatened. You’re the real version of a “instagram fitness model” and you damn know it. I lost my confidence big time this … Continue reading To the girl at the gym

Tips for travelling with newly diagnosed Bipolar unmedicated

Oooo unmedicated, must mean I’m off my fruit loop right? No, I just haven’t found a medication that works for me yet and my psychiatrist thinks I should look at every option before tablets. His a nice guys haha! After taking my first trip since being diagnosed and most things going wrong because of my bipolar, I think I can safely write this post without … Continue reading Tips for travelling with newly diagnosed Bipolar unmedicated

Getting inspired again!

When I transferred back to The Open University in February I was a nervous wreck when it came to academics. My confidence was shot and I thought I was 100% going to fail the exam I sat in April. I wasn’t retaining any information because my head was so full of dealing with this bi polar diagnosis that I couldn’t clear my mind of thoughts. … Continue reading Getting inspired again!

My Tattoo

If you aren’t interested in hearing another “I got this tattoo because it means something” or “I got this tattoo because it’s my inspiration when I hit hard days” tattoo story then you’ve come to the right place and you’ll love this post. I see a lot of posts flying around about tattoos and peoples meanings behind them so I thought I’d jump on that … Continue reading My Tattoo