Mental Illness, Escapism, and Addiction

I have been on medication for my bipolar disorder – and depression before it – for a great number of years. The most recent cocktail of drugs has been the … Continue reading Mental Illness, Escapism, and Addiction

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.)

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

Sharing My Vision for The Bipolar Writer Blog

I hope that each and every one of my fellow bloggers take a much-needed time off this Labor Day weekend. I recently wrote a couple of posts that talked about … Continue reading Sharing My Vision for The Bipolar Writer Blog

A Tiny Little Pill – a poem

I wrote this poem about a month after my near fatal overdose in February of 2018. I took Klonopin (Benzodiazepine) usually as prescribed for over twenty years. After my overdose … Continue reading A Tiny Little Pill – a poem

A Prescription Drug Addict – a poem

Taking Klonopin for over twenty years, caused many heartbreaking tears. When a doctor first gave me mine. It was better than a fine wine. I started using and then abusing. … Continue reading A Prescription Drug Addict – a poem

Thank you! 7,000 Followers!

It is a great feeling to reach another milestone for The Bipolar Writer blog– 7,000 Followers.

The School of Hard Knocks Opens the Door to Recovery

If you have been following my blog or story for a while and are familiar with my story, I apologize that some of this post repeats my story and journey. … Continue reading The School of Hard Knocks Opens the Door to Recovery

5 Excuses I Used to Deny My Alcoholism

The following post is written by Matt, owner of loudestminds.com: So let’s talk about that alcohol problem you definitely don’t have. Chances are if you suffer from mental illness you … Continue reading 5 Excuses I Used to Deny My Alcoholism