Hello from sunny (or not) Plymouth. I currently sit here in front of my computer positive with COVID! I evaded it for two and half years and it’s finally got me! I’m not feeling too unwell, but I could definitley be a lot better. A couple of weeks I had an episode with mixed features, depression with racing thoughts, I laid in bed crying for hours after reacting badly to work and relationship stress (Don’t worry, I’ve got a good one this time – stress still unfortunately comes with the territory of being in a relationship. Admittedly I had also stopped taking my medication.
A fresh look
Getting back on topic, after that episode and slowly titrating my medication. I admitted to my partner (boyfriend? One sounds ultra mature and the other one sounds so childish?), that I had Bipolar disorder. After managing to hide it for over a year. He accepted it without hesitation and as usual being the beautiful human being that he is, he said “I want to look after you”. I couldn’t believe he’d just accept it so easily. I decided that I should stop being so ashamed of something I have no control over. It’s part of me and it’s never going to go away. So I’ve now created a Facebook page, I’m no longer hiding my Instagram and moved website hosting to Metal Potato – Thank you Andrew for your never-ending support – With life and this website. I’ve decided the look of the website was getting old and I wanted to flex my graphic and web design skills. So welcome to the new blog. Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram and Facebook.