Ruby Has Mono

RubyYay and hooray for me.  I’ve been feeling tired and crappy for a while, now I am official.  I wanted to write a note here, because I’ve done this before a few times (had mono, I mean), so I know I’m going to be about as useful and productive as a box of rocks for a little while.  Probably more than a little while.

I have been meaning for some time to write up a series of posts for this month’s Let’s Talk About.  A number of things made me decide that for this month, it would be a good idea to talk about the ten topics already in our arsenal. Continue reading

Survival Tactics: Bipolar Disorder Edition

DeeDee newIn the first episode of this 2-part post on survival tactics, I went over a few things that I do to minimize the daily miseries of ADD. Today’s focus is on strategies for bipolar disorder, which is somewhat more tricky because the symptoms are more diverse and unpredictable.

Unlike ADD, which is a disorder that I literally struggle with every day, bipolar is something that comes and goes for me. It’s an issue much of the time, but not all of the time, so it’s harder to feel adequately prepared. Continue reading