25 Things Only Someone with Bipolar Disorder Would Understand

1. You can tell when you had a manic episode by looking at your credit card bill.
2. Even though you live on your own, it often feels like you’re waking up with a stranger.
3. You have so many racing thoughts you should be a NASCAR analyst.
4. You don’t suffer from a sense of superiority – you’re remarkably modest for an emperor of all humanity.
5. You just realized people can drink beer for fun, not because they’re self-medicating.
6. Every morning you wake up thinking, “today is going to be a great day. Just not for me.”
7. Family members have mistaken you for the Incredible Hulk.
8. If someone is described to you as “moody” you think to yourself: amateur.
9. You eat fear for breakfast.
10. You don’t know the meaning of “psychosomatic,” because you can’t concentrate on reading a word that long.
11. Your cat would describe you as the aloof and needy one.
12. Your psychiatrist spends so much time balancing your moods she now has a side job as a professional juggler.
13. You remember when Prozac was cool.
14. When you’re down you watch “America’s Most Wanted” and cry out: “Why does nobody want me?”
15. Your depressive spells make you forgetful, which is a shame because if you thought about your manic stages it might cheer you up.

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