Well it would appear I’m not having the best day. Nothing major happened – pretty much nothing at all happened (not the housework, not church, not any of the other things I wanted to do today) because I was so tired. I was barely able to sleep at all again last night, and even trying to get some sleep during the day today was a total failure. In the bipolar world though, I am pretty lucky. I have heard from many others that even one sleepless night is enough to trigger a manic (or at least hypomanic) episode for them. For me it’s the reverse – sleeplessness doesn’t lead to mania, but mania sure leads to sleeplessness.
My entire life I have suffered sleep problems. Continue reading