It’s been a while, my friend. You often leave me for small periods of time where I feel more like myself, and less like the person who has no control. … Continue reading My Familiar Companion
Captive, I press against the bars – Screaming In agony of imprisonment. But, just as often, giving up; Huddling against the far wall, Ignoring the tray of rations shoved timidly … Continue reading It’s All in Your Head
I wrote this poem on April 3, 2015. I was in a dark place. I was close to suicide for the first time since 2010. I had been mourning my … Continue reading Depression Poetry
I have been so serious lately with writing my blog. I have shared my struggles and my love for writing. My fellow mental illness community bloggers have seen the best … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer’s Top 10 Favorites Lists Pt. 1
Dealing with depression the last few weeks has opened up my eyes to the fact no matter how far I have come, and no matter how much I have gotten … Continue reading 10 Things The Bipolar Writer Thinks About I While Depressed
Wow. How did I get here? I haven’t written much lately on my blog. I have had little energy in April to focus on the things that I need to … Continue reading My Longest Depression Cycle of 2018
I am sure you have been asked this question before. Are you an introvert or an extrovert? I have recently pondered this question myself. For some people this is an … Continue reading Which Vert are You?
I can trace Bipolar disorder in my family in at least three generations on my family tree. It’s interesting looking at my own tree, it feels like walking through a … Continue reading Does Bipolar Disorder Run in Families?
My Thoughts in Recent Weeks Am I meant to be alone in this world? I have pondered this question lately. Donate to Publish My Memoir PayPal I am mostly talking … Continue reading Am I Meant to be Alone?
Everyone needs to feel valued and know they have a purpose in life. It is essential for recovery and living a life with mental illness to know you have a … Continue reading Find Your Purpose
How a Depression Cycle Ruled my Week I have had the pleasure of tracking my depression over the years. I know from my experiences over the last three years that … Continue reading At Times, You Must Walk Throught the Fire
After giving birth to my first child 25 years ago, I was diagnosed with postpartum depression and was treated with antidepressants until my OB doctor realized he could not help … Continue reading Giving Birth Was Supposed to be the Happiest Moment of My Life