Posts Tagged "mania"

Status update

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Chris' Blog | 1 comment
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It has been nearly 11 months since my last hospitalization for mania.   I am more in tune with my body and mind then I have ever been in the past 16 years since I had my first bout in 1998.  The last time I felt myself getting even remotely close to a “manic” state of mind, I immediately called Turning Point, and went in to speak to my therapist, and we decided to up the dosage on the Haldol.  This was after one night of not sleeping.  After I took the increased dosage, the following day I drifted off like a baby.  That was my own initiative.   I have come a long ways since February of 2012, which was the time of my wild car experience driving manic.  After...

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No Boundaries, No Limits, No Laws

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 in Chris' Blog | 4 comments
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One mile left in the tank. My debit card rejected by the bank. My girlfriend and I were going to play divine melodies at Odyssey house. She was worried about running out of gas and I assured her that God would work a miracle. With the gas tank on empty a strange force came over me I have felt before. I made a wrong turn, then jumped the meridian. There was a red light and two cars ahead of me. I floored the gas pedal and squeezed through the two cars, pushing them out of the way. I felt like God. My girl friend’s cries brought me back to reality. I pulled to the side of the road and began to weep. I thought I was the Anti Christ and everyone would turn against me...

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