Medication Compliance

What does medication compliance have to do with mental health? In my situation it’s crucial in my stability of life, living with bipolar disorder. I’ve been living with bipolar disorder for over 20 years. I wasn’t always compliant with a medication regiment. Why? There’s a couple of reasons for this. In 1995 when I was diagnosed and was released from …

Thankful

Thankful- Life moves fast. Time to slow it down. To reflect on my journey and see where I’ve been. I’ve been to hell and back, in purgatory I had a home. Never really free, Never the true me. Didn’t really think that the suffering would end. That my soul and body would fuse back together and mend. Over time my …

Seasonal

Seasonal- Does my mood change for a reason? Maybe it’s the season? Is there any reason to fear? I think this happens the same time every year. Living with bipolar disorder I and addiction, my mood changes with the season, then I know the summer is over. I need to come to terms with this fact. Even though I want …

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Stigma

Stigma- Falling down, Engulfed with pain, Wash away my one last stain. Envisioning freedom, Take away the fear. The rain washes away, My dried out tears. Feeling deprived, Not like myself, Hiding myself, From the world itself. Letting stigma define, Which causes my fear, This is who I am, Year after year. Afraid of opinions, Of who I should be. …

Focus

Focus- Looking at today, Was it good? If not, Why? Was there focus? I lose focus under distractions. Distracting me to lose my focus. Why? The power of God has my focus. Under that focus comes peace. Peace is God. God is peace. Anything else is noise. In that noise comes trouble because my purpose becomes polluted. Peace, joy, and …