I Give Up (Again)

Here is where I must admit defeat or acknowledge my limitations and sensitivity to social stimulation. I've been hypomanic since I began coming into the NAMI Orange County office to volunteer, and since [...]

2015-08-30T12:38:25+00:00August 30th, 2015|48 Comments

To Work or Not to Work

My past experience has been that in the workplace I become overstimulated, that I take on too many responsibilities, overwork, and burn out. Taking care of my husband and son, as well as [...]

2014-04-08T19:29:25+00:00April 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Flurries of Hypomania

Or, is it just that I had iced tea yesterday with my lunch? Since I've been mildly hypomanic, I enrolled in my psychiatrist's therapy group to take a look at what happens to [...]

2014-03-07T12:10:36+00:00March 7th, 2014|0 Comments

Slowing It Down

Slowing it down, breaking it down into manageable bite-size tasks. Put off job search for now. Became overwhelmed. Feared hypomania, mixed episodes, and eventual hospitalization. Fear job taking over, not being able to [...]

2014-03-06T10:39:02+00:00March 6th, 2014|0 Comments