I sit down to write and yet nothing comes out. Nothing of substance at least. I don't even know where to start anymore. I'm trying to figure out my identity above and beyond my bipolar and that's scary. It's hard. It may even be one of the biggest challenges I will ever face. I know … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: What to Write?
“Hey mom can you…?” or “Hey mom I forgot my…” or how about, “Hey mom, can you make me…?” Sound familiar? To moms around the world I’m sure they do. The amusing, or frustrating, aspect of this behavior makes us laugh with hilarity. I had to put a pillow over my face to hide the … Continue reading “Hey mom…”
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
I know it's hard. I know it's unimaginably difficult to live with a parent who sometimes quickly vacillates between the ups and downs of life. I know because I've lived it. It was my reality. For years. And now it's yours. For better or worse, this is what you get. Frankly, I think I'm a … Continue reading TBL: An Open Letter to My Children
First, I live in a crazy house. I have a 15yo, a 13yo, and a 12yo who thinks she’s 14 so really I have a home with insanity built in. As you know the Teen is a unique animal that is capable of changing from “It’s cool” to “Nothing works and life is awful!” within … Continue reading This Bipolar Life: How I Survive Life With Teens