Tag Archives: slurring speech

Intense processing, purpose, voice after trauma. PTSD, bipolar.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I recorded this video a few days ago. I needed to watch it back a few times before deciding to upload (I don’t upload every video). It was recorded immediately after the other 2 uploads, so I was getting very tired after a lot of intense processing, approximately an hour… Read More »

Burnout, breakdowns, bipolar, trauma, processing.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have had burnout many times and my clinicians say it’s to do with the combination of my diagnoses of bipolar 1 disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Times of high energy followed by low. Energy currently lower at the moment after several days of mixed episode (can see in… Read More »

Bipolar mixed mood processing PTSD. Disability. Ableism. Purpose. Expression.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder. I have severe disability yet sometimes I look ‘well’ and fine when I’m not. I get called ‘ableist’ by zealots because I don’t see my diagnoses as my entire identity. I don’t like showing myself in this state but I… Read More »

Vulnerable bipolar disorder, PTSD, sedated meds (2017)

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This short video was recorded in 2017 when psychiatrist still trying to get my bipolar meds right. Very vulnerable. In 2017, I had extreme mania for months, then rapid cycling mania and severe depression. This video was very hard to watch back, as… Read More »