Melancholy – A Poem

“And so being young and dipped in folly, I fell in love with melancholy.” Edgar Allen Poe Hello. You’re back. I remember you well. We go way back and are … Continue reading Melancholy – A Poem

Ripple Effect of PTSD and Mental Illness

I wrote this about a week ago after a visit from my parents. My PTSD was triggered significantly after only seeing them briefly, but I made it through once again. … Continue reading Ripple Effect of PTSD and Mental Illness

The Things I would Have Missed

I am a suicide attempt survivor and because of that I will never be the same again. On February 17, 2018 I should have died. On that day I should … Continue reading The Things I would Have Missed

What Topics Should I Write in August?

I always have a good working list of topics I want to discuss on The Bipolar Writer blog. Often some of my blog posts are random thoughts that pop into … Continue reading What Topics Should I Write in August?

I Can See Jesus Through the Beautiful Scars You Wear

***Possible Trigger Warning*** This post contains content about cutting and self-harm. When I woke up this morning, I lifted the blankets off me and swung my legs around and off … Continue reading I Can See Jesus Through the Beautiful Scars You Wear

Taylor’s Interview Feature

Many of us in the mental illness community can trace our “story” from the very beginnings, and many stories start when we were teenagers. In my own experience when I … Continue reading Taylor’s Interview Feature

Looking for an Editor for The Bipolar Writer Blog

Hello my fellow bloggers. I am looking to expand two slots on my contributor writer blogger list. If you are interested please email me @jamesedgarskye22@gmail.com I am looking for those … Continue reading Looking for an Editor for The Bipolar Writer Blog

Interview Features – The Series

Since December I have been conducting interviews with people of all ages and sex that deal with the life of having a mental illness. It is my way to give … Continue reading Interview Features – The Series

I need my Sleep

My husband and I enjoy old movies.  My favorite movies of all time are Casablanca and It’s a Wonderful Life.  In fact, we have a jumbo canvas print of an original … Continue reading I need my Sleep

The Challenge of Self Love

As my depression has lifted over the last couple years, and even with it’s dips every so often, I am learning I have a final hurtle to conquer to really … Continue reading The Challenge of Self Love

Leigh’s Interview Feature

Imagine. Being entirely out of focus on the world around you. It is impossible to get out bed even for a moment. The struggle to be yourself is real, and … Continue reading Leigh’s Interview Feature