This Bipolar Life: Dinner and a movie

Do you ever take things more personally than others might? Has someone ever done something that is perfectly normal, acceptable, perhaps even reasonable and yet you still found it offensive to you in some way? Well bipolar brains experience that a lot. Here's a very brief tale of how I went through that just last … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Dinner and a movie

This Bipolar Life: Coming Out

When I was first diagnosed with bipolar depression I actually took it rather well. I was relieved to have an explanation and some sort of lifeline to get out of the hell I was going through. Between raising three children under five, a tween, working full time and being a partner, well damn...it's enough to … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Coming Out

This Bipolar Life: Is Love Enough?

We all know how important love can be and are familiar with the old adage, "Love is all we need" but in reality is it truly enough when it comes to relationships with people who struggle with mental illness? I'm going to share a bit about my life and then examine this issue from both … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Is Love Enough?