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!
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.