Poem! My Two Characters Of Bipolar Disorder!

I’ve named my manic episodes White Lightning, because he’s a crazy horse, and can be rather frightening. He’s a feisty beast, and hard to be controlled, he certainly doesn’t like to be told. When we first met, the ride was fast and furious, I was holding on for dear life, but I was intrigued and … Continue reading Poem! My Two Characters Of Bipolar Disorder!

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Living In My Own Parallel Universe

Hi All. I haven’t been on here for a while as I’ve been a bit preoccupied. First of all my daughter (Kayleigh) is in the process of starting up a new business with a couple of the managers from where she works. This will be a great opportunity for her as they want to make … Continue reading Living In My Own Parallel Universe

A Chip Off The Old Block

A 16 year old me, lolGrant my eldestMason my youngest Hi all. I thought I would completely change the mental health theme, and write about my two sons and how they followed in their old mans footsteps in running. I have three kids, my daughter Kayleigh (25) who's not into sport but she’s the academical … Continue reading A Chip Off The Old Block

Not Had So Much Spam Since Spamalot!

https://youtu.be/zLih-WQwBSc Classic Monty Python Spam Sketch Hi all. With all the legit comments on my blog going into my spam folder, I thought I would remind everyone of the classic monty python sketch “SPAM” We all hate unwanted spam, but when it comes to legit comments going into the “SPAM” on our blogs it gets … Continue reading Not Had So Much Spam Since Spamalot!

U.K Doctors Are Losing Faith In Our System!

This is a realistic image of our U.K doctors! Junior doctors are “losing faith” in the system that’s used to monitor their workload. New data suggests that only a fraction of their concerns are being addressed that’s leading to change to services or rosters. The system was introduced after junior doctors went on strike in … Continue reading U.K Doctors Are Losing Faith In Our System!

Metal Detecting Finds

Hi all. Some of you may not be interested in history, so will probably find this post boring lol. I done a post a while back about metal detecting, and how it’s helped me cope with bipolar disorder. I class this great hobby as “therapy”, as when I’m out in the fields all my troubles … Continue reading Metal Detecting Finds

Mania. I’m On Top Of The World!

Mania is like being on top of the world! Mania. What it actually feels like when you feel invincible! Hi all. Today I’d like to talk about mania, and to hopefully hear your most manic episode you’ve had. How it affected you and your family, and how long did it last before the major comedown?. … Continue reading Mania. I’m On Top Of The World!

Bipolar Disorder Poem

Living with bipolar? Take it from me, It’s not all over! If your feeling down, put that mask on, and become that clown! There’s a flip side to this moon,  and on that side, there’s no gloom! On the flip side,  it’s full of cheer, I’ll take you there, one day my dear! We will … Continue reading Bipolar Disorder Poem

Sending Our Love To Our Friends

Hi all. This post is to support our two friends when they need their friends the most. This is to Beckie of...https://beckiesmentalmess.blog/ and Toni of...https://thoughtsaboutthings.net/ Please can you all show your support by sending your love on here, and sharing this post. Let Beckie and Toni know we are thinking about them, and we are … Continue reading Sending Our Love To Our Friends

The 20 genes associated with bipolar disorder

Hi all. I recently done a post regarding the association with genes and bipolar disorder, as this most definitely runs in my family. I’ve just come across this recent study on the subject, so thought I would go into this with a bit more depth. This was quite interesting, and cements my previous post with … Continue reading The 20 genes associated with bipolar disorder

~💚~ Welcome to Mental Mingling ~💚~ Mental Health Awareness Month Meet & Greet! ~ Final Week!

Hi all, this was originally posted by Beckie. Checkout the full list of blogger links for Mental Health Awareness Month. This is the last week 😊👍 ~💚~ Welcome to Mental Mingling ~💚~ Mental Health Awareness Month Meet & Greet! ~ Final Week! http://beckiesmentalmess.blog/2019/05/31/%f0%9f%92%9a-welcome-to-mental-mingling-%f0%9f%92%9a-mental-health-awareness-month-meet-greet-final-week/— Read on beckiesmentalmess.blog/2019/05/31/💚-welcome-to-mental-mingling-💚-mental-health-awareness-month-meet-greet-final-week/

Old Fashioned Manners Go A Long Way!

Waving goodbye to a handful of bloggers! Hi all, just having a little rant. Most bloggers out there are decent people with good manners, but I’ve found a small handful that haven’t got these qualities!. Perhaps it’s just me, but it pisses me off when I checkout another blog and read a few posts, then … Continue reading Old Fashioned Manners Go A Long Way!

Recurring Dreams And Their Meaning.

We all have dreams, they are a part of our lives. They are sometimes pleasing, and other times they can be damn right scary. Whatever the theme and tone, they can sometimes stay with us. We usually just dismiss dreams, and forget about them. But when they keep happening, it makes us take notice, no … Continue reading Recurring Dreams And Their Meaning.

My Rambling Mind. Night Of The Head Triffids!

My rambling mind! It’s 11.30pm. It’s at this time of the night when everyone has gone to bed, that my thoughts flood my mind. It’s quiet and I’m on my 7th or 8th bottle of “Coors light”. I want to start blogging but I know my writing will be just as bad as my rambling … Continue reading My Rambling Mind. Night Of The Head Triffids!

Bipolar disorder. Too many unfinished projects.

You all know what I mean when I say “I’ve got a shedload of unfinished projects”! Why can’t I ever finish what I’ve started? Why is it that one minute I’m so enthusiastic about something, and put all my energy into it, then the next minute I’m bored and it never gets finished? This morning … Continue reading Bipolar disorder. Too many unfinished projects.

How the weather can affect our mood

“The sun has got his hat on, hip hip hip hooray” 😎☀️ The sun has got his hat on, and I’m coming out to play. It’s a lovely day today here in the UK. I think it’s true to say that the weather has a big impact on how we are feeling. In the winter … Continue reading How the weather can affect our mood

Beware Of Instagram Scammers!

Scam Alert! Hi all. I know the world is full of scammers, and it makes my blood boil! This morning I awoke to find my 19 year old son has had his bank account emptied! When my son checked his bank account this morning, he was shocked when discovered it was empty! He only had … Continue reading Beware Of Instagram Scammers!

Trying to keep Mr Hyde at bay!

Well folks, Mr Hyde (depression) payed me a visit today! It’s been a while since he “came a creeping up on me” he’s not quite in the front door yet, and I don’t intend to let him fully in! I’m fighting like fuck to keep him out, but I know him only too well, and … Continue reading Trying to keep Mr Hyde at bay!

Football stars campaign for mental health

Carrying on with “Mental Health Awareness Week” there’s a new campaign which is using football to “generate the biggest ever conversation regarding mental health”. The football association is in partnership with the mental health charity heads together “heads up”. With the popularity of football, this is an opportunity to harness the influence, to show the … Continue reading Football stars campaign for mental health