I love writing this blog and one of the things I enjoy most about it is being able to get some of the latest information out to everyone who follows it. I hope you find these articles informative: Gender-Based Disparities Identified in Bipolar Disorder Hospitalization Stays Out of 16,271 people studied women spent 3.7% more … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: News Update
I’m not really sure what to write sometimes. I wish I had profound things to pass along but the reality that I’m just one person and I’m not even particularly witty hits me pretty hard on occasion. See, before the onset of my bipolar I was a wreck but had my good moments. Once we … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Numb
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