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Spring Hypomania: Trying to Understand Bursts of Energy, Insomnia and Racing Thoughts (bphope.com: May 22, 2018)

“I think I’m recovering from a hypomanic episode. It lasted for about a week. It was extremely annoying. I was easily irritated. Everything everybody said or did was getting on every last nerve that I had. I was a wreck.

But I kind of had fun. For the first time in months, I felt alive. I felt a great burst of energy. I became more productive; I did more work in building my work in a week than I did in a month. It was a lot better than the miserable feeling I was having over the last few months.

The meds weren’t working. I took them faithfully this time, after my last appointment with my doctor, but they just weren’t working. I would go to sleep at one or two in the morning, only to wake up three or four hours later and be up the whole day.”

To read the rest of my latest article that was posted on May 22, 2018, visit bphope.com.

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