The other day, I heard about the case of Wendy Potts, a UK GP who wrote a blog about her experiences with bipolar disorder. A patient of hers read the blog and raised concerns over her fitness to practise. As a result, Potts was suspended from practising while an investigation took place, but she committed… Continue reading Mentally ill and working for the NHS?
It’s World Bipolar Day! SO, I thought I’d have a go at busting some bipolar myths. As always, shoutout to the lovely people that chipped in to help write this, y’all know who you are! “But your moods don’t change throughout the day/you don’t have mood swings”– this is probably one of the biggest misconceptions… Continue reading Myth-busting (World Bipolar Day 2017)
[Warning, this is a whiny rant with no real purpose or structure or eloquent conclusion. Just some thoughts I have ruminating at the minute] “Alice is always apologising when she tells me how she feels. It’s like she feels like she’s a burden, like she’s bothering me- but she’s not.” It is said about me,… Continue reading Burdensome, bothersome.