Moody Swinger

Blog URL: http://www.moodyswinger.blogspot.com/

I'm not actually a swinger. I am, however, manic-depressive, which is kind of similar. So come swing with me. Seriously, it'll be fun as a coronary.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: bipolar disorder, manic depression, mania, depression, mental health, mental illness, alcoholism, addiction, psychiatry

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Anxious Anxiety on Nov 14, 2010 in depression, anxiety, bipolar disorderOn top of the rest of my shit, I worry about everything, pathologically. Seriously, everything.Not long after I was first (mis)diagnosed with major depressive disorder seven years ago (five years later it turned out to be bipolar disorder), my shrink...



Seasonal Shitstorm on Oct 13, 2010 in seasons, moodsMy moods have no goddamn consistency. Some years autumn & winter go by swimmingly while summer sucks ass; other years, I can barely keep my head off my chest from September through February. It makes me wonder what the fuck is really wrong with m...



Depression Can Lick My Ass on Sep 4, 2010 in depression, anxietyThis is my first so-called blog post in almost four months. I've returned partly to let my lone reader (me) know that I still exist, but mostly because I have nothing better to do.I stopped because I got all caught up in revising the book I finished...



Revising the Past on May 14, 2010 in batshit crazy, writing, bookToday I start revising my book, which has me unusually frightened. I've been trying to decide how long I should've set the manuscript aside before digging back into it to make changes & question what the fuck I was thinking in the first place whe...



Done Like All Hell on Apr 30, 2010 in mental illness, alcoholism, bookI finished my book, finally. Not that you care. Or should.Sixty-seven thousand words, 300,000-some characters, an acceptable 3,084 appearances of the letter "k." It may be a rabid piece of dog shit, but at least it's done.I've explained before, but...



Pissy Me on Apr 17, 2010 in smoking, jesus h christ on a motherfucking pogo stick, ChantixI did a stupid thing: I decided to go off the Chantix all by lonesome.Now lest either of you freak out (is either of you still here?), Chantix doesn't have the general risks of withdrawal so often seen in the psych-med world. In other words, it won'...