I try to gather relevant news together every now and then (I really do try to do it every other week, I promise) and here is news from the last month: Creativity in Bipolar Disorder: Fabulous or Fatal? Michael G. Pipich MS, LMFT “When I’m providing therapy for people with bipolar disorder, one of the greatest concerns … Continue reading Bipolar News Update
I have a chronic illness. Mine happens to be bipolar. Regardless of the condition the emotional toll can be extraordinary on everyone involved and although there are "blessing" moments this a burden kind of day. Like my emotions are just a big huge pile of heavy blankets waiting to fall on the unlucky person who … Continue reading Burden or Blessing?
Here's a story I've never shared: About two years ago I bought a new car, okay I did so with a loan, but I still put my ass in a new class of manic, even for me. Brand new. I didn’t even test drive it. Nothing. They pulled it up and I signed the papers. … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Professional Mania
So, here I am at 44 years old and because I was a young mom (started at 17 - ultra young!) all my kiddos are either launched or close to it. That means I can essentially do what I want with my time as long as it doesn’t bother my wife. Now, I’m lucky enough … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Mid-life Crafting
Hello my bipolar friends, followers, and fans. Today we're going to talk about a controversial topic in the treatment of bipolar disorder: Marijuana aka Weed/Cannabis or CBD and its effect on the body and mind while dealing with the condition. Fortunately for me I have been able to try several different kinds of variants and … Continue reading Marijuana and Bipolar Disorder