Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, recovery, Uncategorized

Driving in the Rain

Today, much to my surprise, it was raining when I left for work.  Although it is still technically spring, where I live in the desert, it does not rain often, so it was quite a pleasant surprise.  And, since I never check the weather, it is always a surprise to me when the weather strays… Continue reading Driving in the Rain

Bipolar Disorder, Everyday Life, Uncategorized

When Symptoms Return: Anxiety

  This weekend was one where I did not have anything that was set in stone as far as activities go.  After several weeks of having one thing after another planned, it was a weekend where my partner and I looked at each other and said, “What do you want to do?” And we just… Continue reading When Symptoms Return: Anxiety

Bipolar Disorder, Uncategorized

Living in the Rearview Mirror

I commute for my job.  It’s usually between a half hour to an hour, depending on time of day and the amount of traffic.  Not a big deal, right?  Well, it really isn’t a big deal, but when you have a history of panic attacks while driving, every minute you are in the car can… Continue reading Living in the Rearview Mirror