With the news of James’ mom’s recent passing, I find myself reflecting on my own parent/child relationship. How lucky am I to have her, and how much I feel for … Continue reading My mother.
2019 has been a year of growth and challenges. But I can never blame myself for wanting to live. Everything is teaching me something. As long as I’m open and … Continue reading 2019
10 years is a really freaking long time. Looking back I think this may have been the most transformative decade of my life because so many monumental things happened. I … Continue reading A Decade Mental Health Reflection
The Bipolar Writer Needs Your Help. On Friday night my mother had a massive stroke and her brain is bleeding. it is really bad and I have been numb for … Continue reading My Mother Had a Massive Stroke
Even with the slowdown in blog posts on The Bipolar Writer Collaborative blog, we have reached another fantastic milestone, and it is all because of the amazing followers on this … Continue reading Celebrating Another Milestone on The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Blog
Starting a new job can be challenging for anyone but when mental illness is tossed into the mix, things can be even more difficult. I am about to start the … Continue reading Social Anxiety and Me
This is my second week at my new job and I am struggling to find my place there. During my first week everyone was friendly so I used a ton … Continue reading How Does One Fit In?
Canceling plans and not showing up to things when I say I will has been a constant in my life recently. I am falling back into depression which makes me … Continue reading Depression Makes Me Flaky
Haven’t written in a while. Blame the mental illness. I stopped doing a bit of everything for awhile. I finally moved and have been back in Arizona for a couple … Continue reading New Doctor, New Me.
Please don’t tell me that a smile and your sorrow just don’t go together. I would not look upon my anger as something foreign to me that I have to … Continue reading What Anger Is To Me
Have you ever had a conversation with many friends and felt like half your comments get ignored? I have. Have your friends ever supported stuff their friends did, but never … Continue reading Sometimes You Must Swallow Your Pride and Apologize
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month. While it’s great there’s a month dedicated to this, it should be 365-day year awareness. I understand suicide can be a touchy subject especially … Continue reading September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month