So, as you are all probably painfully aware, depression is an illness that can take all of the life out of living. This was the case for me. For roughly … Continue reading My Delusions
The End of the Road? I started this blog in September of 2017, for a class on how to sell yourself as a writer. Creating a blog, as any blogger … Continue reading All Good Things Come to an End
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
I will admit that my last semester, which in the end, I was up to my usual standards, really kicked my ass. Here on The Bipolar Writer blog, I have … Continue reading A Note to Contributors
It’s been a while since I’ve last written on the BPW blog…at least it feels like it’s been a while. Memory is still pretty bad, but cognative function is slowly … Continue reading What To Do?
Become a Patron! Patreon is crowdfunding like GoFundme but much different. You become a Patron on me–James Edgar Skye, the writer. It is a monthly subscription based crowdfunding, and it … Continue reading James’ Patreon Account
ask a lot from the followers of this blog. Maybe too much. I about to publish my first book with a legit indie publisher and The Bipolar Writer: A Memoir is becoming a reality and will be published soon. Update: I am in my final edits and working on my cover with my artist. It sounds like everything will be done on 8/15 as a tentative completion date. I need help continue to be able to write full-time.
So, as you can probably tell, this is not going to be like my usual posts. My brain has returned to its normal, insanely fast pace. I of course didn’t … Continue reading Off My Chest
I miss the happier days, and I am so busy lately that it is like life is passing me by again. I wake up worrying about the next thing, and I go to sleep in the same manner. I know things get better. Depression is not forever, and I am on some new medication that will hopefully be the bridge that needs to move forward with getting my depression back under control.
I often think about what life would have been like if that day in November 2007, at the age of twenty-two I would have refused to take medication. I was … Continue reading To be, or not to be Medicine Free
My last post and this one are going to be a little contradictory because circumstances have changed. I previously said that I am mentally ready to take a break from … Continue reading Change Gives Me Anxiety
Just from these photos, you can see the people that loved him and that five years ago came together to honor this great man. I love my grandfather to this day because he taught me so many great things that I have today. If only he would have seen me continue my recovery with Bipolar 1 and panic disorder, but I believe he is still here in spirit and watching over us with my grandmother.