High Functioning Vs. Low Functioning: Bipolar Edition

I was watching a video on Facebook in regard to autism in females. The video made a point in (briefly) discussing the negative traits of using the terms “high functioning” and “low functioning” in terms of describing a person with autism, specifically females. The creator of the video is a female who actually has autism…

How Lithium Makes Me Feel

#Blogtober20 – Day 18 I admitted to Diego the other night that it wasn’t until after I had my surgery that I had been consistently taking my medication for bipolar disorder. He questioned why I would periodically would take it and then would periodically stop taking all my meds, altogether. I was going to tell…

Validation

I didn’t have time to post yesterday, so I will double post today so this post is #Blogtober20 – Day 17 This idea of validation in the sense of a therapeutic or a communication mechanism is so important for both the talker and the listener and vice versa. Without an idea or sense of validation…