Author Archives: Yve's Corner

Anxiety killed the cat

My anxiety killed me, dead. I really struggle with the anxiety part of my bipolar disorder and we’re beginning to think that it’s an issue all on its own. My last post spoke about my obsessional thinking patterns. I brought this to my psychiatrist’s attention  on Wednesday. (There was a cancellation so I could get […]

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One of the things I haven’t read much about when it comes to bipolar disorder is being obsessive or having obsessing thoughts. I obsess over little things like if the windows are closed at night to big things like what are people thinking about me. I know it seems stupid and possibly childish but paranoia, […]


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Blue flame

Slowly moving.   Sensually gliding.  I’m engrossed.  So just dance! Your blue is- So intriguing So misleading.  Your heat  I can’t touch.  I can’t have.  I can’t hurt.  Oh to embrace you!  Oh to feel your freedom.  Just to be!

Self love and motherhood musings

Since my last little episode, I’ve recovered quite nicely. Relatively speaking of course.  I’ve taken a few showers. Yesterday I even made myself breakfast. Boom.     Caring for myself is so much effort when I’m depressed. Sometimes loving myself is one of the most difficult things to manage to do. I think it’s rooted […]

The taste of my love 

With none of it wasted- My love simmers here Just for you. Gently piping away You could taste it.  Taste the freedom  That it’s laced with. Cherish the honesty  That it’s graced with. 

Validating my Bipolar Disorder

Yesterday I posted, on Instagram, a photo of myself, without makeup (Thank you Alicia Keys). The picture’s caption read: How i feel. ‪#‎downday‬‪#‎mentalhealth‬‪#‎mentalillness‬‪#‎bipolardisorder‬‪#‎manicdepression‬‪#‎stillinmypajamas‬ Being honest. Living out there in the open. I’ve been living out there in the “open” with my diagnosis for a few years now. It hasn’t been easy. Yes I have been […]

Abuse- it stays with you

Trigger warning: sexual content In my previous blog post I mentioned that I was a speaker at one of the South African Depression and Anxiety Group’s talks about Bipolar Awareness. I also mentioned that I was molested at a young age.  I didn’t want to labour on the point, but I do believe it deserved […]