I have no in-between… I am either happy, hyper, & overly excited. Or I am down, depressed, & suicidal. There is no middle ground! This is how I have described myself for most of my life… When I was first diagnosed the psychiatrist explained what Bipolar Disorder was through the term Chemical Imbalance. Simply… My […]Read More Bipolar & Still Human.
1. We are scared of our symptoms too! Not a lot can compare to the feeling of our switch getting flipped! One minute we are happy & making the best out of life, & without a warning a dark cloud of depression consumes us. We look around & all we can envision is the world […]Read More 7 Things people with BiPolar Disorder don’t want you to know!
Just because you’re sad doesn’t mean you self diagnose yourself with depression! Same with being anxious & having anxiety… & don’t even try to compare being moody to living with Bipolar Disorder! Everyone has stress and difficult emotions from time to time and that is normal. Mental illness, on the other hand, is any condition […]Read More Your Self Diagnosed Illness is an Insult to those who are Truly Ill!
I am the face of Mental Illness! I am the face of Bipolar. I am the face of ADD / ADHD. I am the face of severe depression. I am the face of rage. I am the face of anxiety! & just because it’s “all in my head” doesn’t make it any less real!!! I […]Read More My Mental Illness Defines Me & That’s Okay!
“The real hopeless victims of mental illness are to be found among those who appear to be most normal!” -Aldous Huxley I am the last person anyone (besides close family & friends) would ever think has a mental illness…. I had a wonderful childhood, the worlds best mom & grandparents, I got the best of the best in […]Read More The Delusion of Beauty & Mental Illness.
Rage Some days I feel like a Queen I’m better than amazing I cook, I clean I go for bike rides And feel the breeze I am invincible I am really happy being me The kids get spoiled We go for ice cream The park is their favorite We never want to leave I am […]Read More “Rage” – The Bipolar Disorder Poem
What was it like to get your diagnosis? I will never forget sitting in that tiny room on a small couch in between my Mother & Grandmother. Where we were accompanied by three Psychiatrist, who had been watching & working with me all week. I just knew I was in the clear.. I was the […]Read More Questions You Have Always Wanted To Ask Someone With Bipolar Disorder.