I Can’t Meditate

I keep hearing that I need to meditate, that it would be incredibly beneficial for me. Yoga has been suggested, too. There’s this whole “mindfulness” thing. Everyone’s into it. It’s supposed to be awesome. It’s supposed to be great for people like me. I have had my partner, two different therapists, and a psychiatrist tell … Continue reading I Can’t Meditate


I’m Hungry

One of the issues with medication for bipolar is that so few of them are what is euphemistically described as being “weight neutral”. After a recent relapse I was prescribed a medication that, along with other side effects can lead to up to 50 pounds of weight gain. That is alarming. I treat my brain health holistically. … Continue reading I’m Hungry