This Bipolar Life: Beyond Bipolar

I'm 44. I've known I've had bipolar now for 14 years of my life. That's about one-third of my lifetime has been knowingly spent living with and battling this disease. Now, instead of continuing to fight it (ack - it's awful!) I've decided to embrace it. I'm firmly in the "Who am I?" phase anyway … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Beyond Bipolar

Random, Crazy, Disorganized, and Awesome…the Early Morning Teen

With school of teenagers coming up head this throwback of a post seems perfect: Okay, even adults don't want to get up at 6am to leave the house for work so why on earth we would create a system that requires the moodiest of human creatures to do so is beyond me.  That said I … Continue reading Random, Crazy, Disorganized, and Awesome…the Early Morning Teen

This Bipolar Life: Weekly Wrap Up

I love to read articles about mental health and have gathered a few that I found interesting. Hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did. I'm a Hypocrite for Hiding My Mental Illness From My Kids (HuffPost Canada) My bipolar II disorder has had me juggling life with grueling periods of exhaustion that … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Weekly Wrap Up

This Bipolar Life: Weekly Wrap Up

I hope you've all had a great week. Here's a collection of interesting articles I've come across in the past week. I hope you find them informative and helpful. Have a fantastic weekend! What We Are Not Being Told About Suicide And Depression (Alertnet.org) For nearly two decades, Big Pharma commercials have falsely told Americans … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Weekly Wrap Up

This Bipolar Life: Tech Support

When big life issues come up bipolar folks tend to get caught up in them. We obsess about them. We think about them for hours, days, weeks, etc. We vacillate about which direction to go and what decisions to make. We may want to talk about it for what can seem to listeners like forever. But here's the thing. … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: Tech Support