Friday Afternoon Blues

Friday afternoon is one of those times  when it’s really easy to have your mood swing down or up. Maybe you’re the (bipolar) kind of person who at the end of the week comes home, drops the bags on the floor, and lets out a deep sigh that the hectic week is all over and…

Experiment 16 Jul 12 (Day 2)

Weight:  175 lbs (the 2lb decrease is just water loss because I’m more active, but still nice) Drugs: None today. 1 double espresso from 5.30 am to 3 pm. 1 espresso at 8.30 pm. Productivity: High. Moods: Slightly manic in the morning to normal by about  3 pm for rest of day. 4.40 am Wake…

Experiment 15 Jul 12 (Day 1)

Weight:  177 lbs (about 25-30 pounds too heavy) Drugs: None today. Productivity: High, but not manic high. Moods: Normal in morning increasing to some mania in the night. 6.30 am Wake up. [This is late for me, and not quite on my planned schedule. But the best laid plans of mice and men etc. I…

Bad News and Good News

After a hiatus of, well, a while, I’m starting back to blog. I should have done so quite a while back, but I’m as human as anyone else, and I procrastinate. The bipolar thingie bit didn’t help either. Anyway, I’m back thanks to a gracious and humbling birthday present I received from someone who is…

September 2011 to Now

It has been an interesting ride for the last 5 months. This is a quick note mostly to let you know that I’m back to writing… Coffee First off, the use of coffee seems to do something. I’d like to say it works, but that’s not entirely true – I been in and out of…