Hope

This is something that I’ve been struggling since I’ve hit my “bottom” after my depressive episode last summer. I don’t think I really understood what it meant to be hopeless … Continue reading Hope

A Repost – Upgrading The Bipolar Writer Blog – I Need Your Help

What I am planning on doing is upgrading this blog to the business class. I can do a lot more with sharing the stories of others through this platform. What I want to do is take this blog to the next level. I want to be able to allow others to sell their work on my blog. (It will also help me sell my own work so there is that part of why I would like to upgrade.)

A Guest Blog Spot – Emily K. Harrington

The first day on that stimulant was the night I became furious with myself in a conservatory practice room, blacked out (also known as having a dissociative fugue) and walked several miles out of town. When I came to, I called campus Safety and Security officers to drive out and pick me up. I got back to the dorm, popped two hydrocodone (my first attempt at self-medication), and stood outside of my room looking at the doorknob, feeling like there was a pane of glass between my outstretched hand and the door that I couldn’t possibly penetrate.

The Bipolar Writer Needs Help… Again

https://www.gofundme.com/rasing-to-upgrade-the-bipolar-writer-blog This is my GoFundMe under my real name David TC (I wasn’t sure if I could get the funds if I used my Pen Name James Edgar Skye.) Thank … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer Needs Help… Again

Reasons Why I’m Done Hiding the “Ugly”

Originally posted on An Apple Between Trees:
Keep yourself out of it. I learned to lock away parts of me inside, so people wouldn’t see me messed up again. As…

video games and my thoughts

Today during my time playing video games I was thinking about how many times a game has saved me from doing something drastic. I never knew that they had saved … Continue reading video games and my thoughts

What came first?

It’s been almost my life long dream to become a mental health clinician. I dreamt of being a psychotherapist for a long time and it was quite a journey to … Continue reading What came first?

Who Am I Without My Mental Illness?

Have you ever asked yourself that question? During moments when I’m frustrated with a wave of depression or a frantic zap of anxiety hits me, I wonder what my life … Continue reading Who Am I Without My Mental Illness?

An Awesome Achievement!!!

I wanted to share a special achievement for The Bipolar Writer blog. I was told by WordPress that I have reached 10,000 plus followers. Wow. I never imagined about a … Continue reading An Awesome Achievement!!!

FOMO of 2018

In the past few days, I’ve been trying to avoid getting on social media. Why? Because of FOMO (aka. Fear of missing out). Posts after posts, everyone was posting how … Continue reading FOMO of 2018

The Pressure to Succeed

As the first day of the year comes to a close, I image myself on the edge of a cliff that is up high in the sky. I am able … Continue reading The Pressure to Succeed