I can finally say with pride I am out of the depression cycle. FINALLY!!! Sorry for yelling, but it feels so good. Depression, my old friend, it really something. I … Continue reading Coming Out of the Fog
I have been researching a lot lately about addiction and recovery as I have come to realize that most of my struggles and pain from living a mental illness life … Continue reading Regarding Stigma and Addiction
My GoFundme Campaign https://www.gofundme.com/manage/rasing-to-upgrade-the-bipolar-writer-blog I am still raising money so that my blog can reach more people through the WordPress Business level. This blog is partially funded with my own … Continue reading My GoFundMe Campaign
I am doing something unorthodox today here on The Bipolar Writer. I hope that I have created a place where my fellow mental health sufferers can have a “safe place” … Continue reading If You Ever Need The Bipolar Writer
11,000 plus followers! What an amazing milestone! It takes an amazing community to reach this level. Another milestone down and what an amazing one it is, I want to say … Continue reading Thank you! Another Milestone!
I’m in a rather crisis situation with a friend I have known since we were little girls. I’m not even sure where to begin. We are both in our early … Continue reading How Do I Get My Friend Help?
I’m not one for exercise. Never have been. Unfortunately, I had an exercise that I had been delaying for FAR too long that I could no longer I avoid. I … Continue reading Traumatic Triage
Sometime over the past couple months I just gave up. I stopped showering as often, stopped answering calls and texts from my family, and stopped going to class. If … Continue reading All I Need Is A Little Help From My People.
My wife says she can always tell when I go off my medication. She says I stop making sense, speak gibberish, and do and say things that are utterly irrational. … Continue reading The Unfettered Insanity of Unmedicated Bipolar Disorder
would take unwarranted risks like driving down the highway at 2 am at 100 miles an hour in my car. It gave me more energy the more reckless my behavior became, and it was a great feeling to “feel real” for the first time in my life. It was a lie because it was just the mania taking me over. I didn’t have to hide who I was in a manic episode so it never really registered as an issue like depression has over my life.
I feel better. My depression lessened over the weekend, and I have a good feeling about where the rest of February will go when it comes to the depressive episode … Continue reading What are Your Worst Mental Illness Symptoms
Imagine you are about to give an unrehearsed speech to 500 people in a large auditorium. This speech will determine whether or not you get a job. It is very … Continue reading What Anxiety Feels Like (and two worship videos to give you hope)