REBLOG: I can so appreciate this poem Rory of “A Guy Called Bloke” had written. I so admire his strength.
Diagnosed with bipolar in 2005 aged 42 was the first of two significant diagnosis’s that l would be set to receive with the Asperger’s syndrome coming in 2008. Twas a lot to cope with at the time. Having lived my young life and my adult life in a state of constant turmoil.
This piece was written in anger at principally the medical profession and society who seemingly believed that just because l was older – l wouldn’t need any additional support to having these new understandings enter my life. Society at the time was guilty of believing that just because what l was going through could not specifically be seen, then what was l grumbling about?
Just because it can’t be seen, doesn’t mean it isn’t there!
From 2009 – 2012 l had to strip back my life history and start to rebuild my identity. I did it alone, there…
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