love louder: communicating with Bipolar

Lithium has left the building. As with it has most of my control over my anxiety and emotions. This is not unexpected but its impact has been more so than I dared to think of. Maybe it was sheer arrogance to think I could come off of such a strong weapon against mental war and…

so long sucker…

So after four years I'm coming to the end of a long term relationship… with Lithium. I'm two weeks into withdrawal and it's as much of a bitch as the medical professionals said it would be. Like an irked ex lover keying your car, this beast is scratching its way out of my body. As…