I was diagnosed 10 years ago, but don't really talk about it too much. Although I am in healthcare, I still feel the stigma attached to a diagnosis.
Currently, I am trying to cope with coming off a hypomanic episode. I couldn't work today because of it, but I didn't my boss that,although I do have some physical issues that are ( maybe/ probably) related.
I don't have hypomanic episodes often, but am terribly embarrassed when they do happen.
Anyway, just wanted to introduce myself. I've been reading posts and feel this is a safe place to be.
I got mys econd Covid shot. The clinci was supopsed to be set up in an old storefront, and adults getting 1s shots to this side, kids getting 1st shots to that side, and adults getting 2d shots like me to the middle aisle. Only it was total chaos. NOBODY told the volunteers about it, apparently.Over half an hour standing in line, in an unventilated old storebuilding, sweating b/c it was maybe...
My niece is upset cause I left her party early. I did spend two hours there but I just don't do well at parties. It was only immediate family so not that big. She's 7 and I wish she understood my anxiety like her teenage brothers. She pouted for a few minutes but by the time it was cake time I guess she perked up. My sister FaceTimed be for gifts so that was nice