I’m so happy, cause today I found my friends…

The past couple of weeks have been a bit of a blur, so please excuse my absence from the blog. After the  suicidal thoughts overwhelmed my mind, I took some time off work. On my last day, the Friday after it all happened, I was bouncing along in the office, not fully aware of my […]

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June 16th, 2010 by "Alice"

Proposing changes to DSM-IV

I haven’t really been watching the news lately. Actually, it’s been a long time since I’ve watched the news. This evening, when I got home from work, all I wanted to do was fall onto the couch and veg in front of the TV. But the sitcom reruns weren’t doing it for me, so I […]

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February 11th, 2010 by "Alice"

Hypomania — friend or foe?

When people hear about someone being manic-depressive, the first thought seems to be towards the mania end of the spectrum. The depression is easier to understand – we’ve all been there in some form, right? You can make a reasonable guess as to how manic-depressives behave when they’re depressed. People have a more difficult time […]

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January 28th, 2010 by "Alice"

You can call me Alice

Chances are if you’re reading this that you either (a) know me and I told you I was starting this blog or (b) typed in a Google search that led you here. I suppose there’s also an option (c). That it’s a few years in the future and you found an established blog and wanted […]

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January 19th, 2010 by "Alice"