Hyperawareness in recovery

I've talked about this before but it is something I think isn't talked about enough especially in recovery. For a while, I lived in this state where I was so worried about triggering an episode that I was just fueling other maladaptive behaviors. I was so concerned about trying to avoid depression or hypomania that … Continue reading Hyperawareness in recovery

Ways to say I love you

"I was diagnosed with Bipolar 2 and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCPD) in 2016, after struggling with it - unbeknownst to me - for years. While I was in a  gnarly mixed episode during my graduate program, I did a lot of things and acted in a lot of ways that hurt people I cared about … Continue reading Ways to say I love you