Viagra for Mental Illness

My therapist and I once debated what would be the one thing that could change the human race.  Ok, not really but the seriousness of the conversation felt like that. … Continue reading Viagra for Mental Illness

A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later

I wanted to share this series as a whole, it is called “A Mental Heath Anniversary – 11 Years Later. It is a two-part series that was initially supposed to go … Continue reading A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later

A Chapter from The Bipolar Writer Memoir – A Mental Health Update

I know that many are waiting for the release of my memoir entitled The Bipolar Writer. There are so many things happening right now, and I am hopeful that I … Continue reading A Chapter from The Bipolar Writer Memoir – A Mental Health Update

Developing a Diagnosis Dictionary

Last week I wrote about how SMD mad I was about being classified as something.  Ticked off by someone else who would doom me to no WOman’s mental illness land … Continue reading Developing a Diagnosis Dictionary

Please Forgive Me.

Please forgive me for the things I said And for the things I didn’t Forgive me for the outbursts For the door slams For the silent treatment Forgive me for … Continue reading Please Forgive Me.

My Happily Ever After…

“You can’t get to ‘happily ever after’ without turning the page.” ~unknown Once upon a time… I wonder how many more me’s there are of me to be. How many … Continue reading My Happily Ever After…

A Mental Health Resource – The Bipolar Writer

  I was asked by a fellow writer to share a mental health resource by author Dyane Harwood called Birth of a New Brain-Healing from Postpartum Bipolar Disorder which is … Continue reading A Mental Health Resource – The Bipolar Writer

Changes for the Contributor’s of The Bipolar Writer

Today I am changing the statuses of the many contributors here on The Bipolar Writer blog. All contributors will have their status changed to “Author.” Here is what an author entails. As … Continue reading Changes for the Contributor’s of The Bipolar Writer

A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later – Part Two

A Mental Health Anniversary – Part Two It All Starts With Hope * I know that this piece was supposed to go live on Thanksgiving. I apologize for that, here … Continue reading A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later – Part Two

A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later Part One

Despite working hard to better yourself, it was easy to feel alone and lost. You had no real direction —no idea where you wanted to go with your life. It was Thanksgiving, and you stayed true to your promise–you were here for the holidays. You told yourself you would never miss another Thanksgiving.