Thursday, May 31, 2012
Bipolar Manic Irritation and Bitchiness
hypomania is getting out of hand, and if I'm not careful, I can swing into a full-blown manic episode.
This evening, my 7yo son was off the charts spazzy, and I could tell I was getting more easily irritated than I would normally. Even driving, I was easily annoyed by other drivers.
Irritation is a symptom of bipoar mania and hypomania. So, in order for me to slow down and have a more balanced mood, I need to:
- take my meds as directed
- get a full nights sleep
- and consciously try to slow down, do less, relax.
Do you experience irritation with your bipolar disorder, or from a loved one who is bipolar? Leave a comment and share your experience, so that we can help each other.