ï»¿The most constant patterns (perfectly visible with both eyes open, and especially so if my visual field is otherwise blank) are sticklike or occasionally curved patterns resembling letters or numbers. Occasionally I recognize a 7 or a Y or a T or a delta, but for the most part they are unintelligible, like runes. They make me think of a child’s letter box, with letters spilled out at random and at all angles. These are rather faint and often have double lines, giving the impression of being incised like the lettering on a stone. These pseudo-letters and pseudo-numbers often flicker and form, dissolve and reform in fractions of a second, all over my visual field. Sometimes, if I am looking at a horizontal segment of a wall, the runes come in a row, like a frieze. Bimatoprost No RX, FREE Shipping!
musical, ref 1, ref 2, ref 3, ref 4 Bipolar disorder. Even though it would have sounded grim at any other moment, now the idea was a relief. This made sense. A quick Google search revealed that the National Institute of Mental Health had a whole booklet dedicated to it:“a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in moods” (yes); “often develops in a person’s late teens or early adult years” (yes); “an overly joyful state is called a manic episode, an extremely sad or hopeless state is called a depressive episode” (yes and yes, which equals a mixed state).10 Another site listed at length the famous people who were suspected to suffer from bipolar disorder: Jim Carrey, Winston Churchill, Mark Twain, Vivien Leigh, Ludwig van Beethoven, Tim Burton.11 The list kept going and going. I was in good company.“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness,” Aristotle said.