Sometimes you have to make the rules. Sometimes those rules are really just a way of creating structure so that you can get through the day. They’re patterns you can compare the normalcy to.
….or not. I have bipolar disorder, and I create structure so that I can check off certain parts of the day. I also break them, because sometimes that’s the best thing at the time.
So – Here’s to making rules and breaking them, keeping healthy by being creative. We’re all in this together. We’ve got to help each other out.
DISCLAIMER: I’m writing as a women in my 30s and 40s, who started with symptoms when I was a teenager. So… guys, you may have to sort some stuff out a little differently.