I bought a pair of beautiful, hand-cut, crystal glasses for my expensive vodka. I’ll only drink expensive vodka. Straight. Over cubes of ice that crackle when the liquid coats and covers them. I relish the sound, the tinkering as they fall into the glass, and then the quiet crackle as the vodka washes over them.
Category: Lived experiences
The endless loop of drug use and how it protects me from myself.
The ritualistic actions and the aftermath of cocaine.
My first – and hopefully last – suicide attempt during a bipolar relapse.
My love/hate relationship with Mania.
How EMDR helps us overcome traumatic memories and my own EMDR session.
My ongoing challenges with codeine addiction.
What is hypersexuality and how do I experience it?
My desperate attempts to look and act “normal” while symptomatic.
My struggle with my new diagnosis and having to rebuild my identity.