I was dragging. Things weren't getting done, or I was having to push really hard to do basic chores. Yet I didn't recognize what was going on for the longest time. This is what led to my writing this week's featured article. It was a revelation for me, and maybe it will be for you.
If you need to learn basic information about bipolar for any reason, or even if you know a good deal but have holes in your knowledge, this is for you. The first in a series of "lessons," Introducing Bipolar Disorder will get you on your way to understanding.
I wrote this installment of my online journal about 7 months after being diagnosed bipolar. I was sure I had Seasonal Affective Disorder then; later I figured out that wasn't true, that it was the approach of Christmas that triggered my yearly depression. Regardless, the steps I suggest are good ones for anyone in either situation.