I would not look upon my anger as something foreign to me that I have to fight. I have to deal with my anger with care, with love, with tenderness, … Continue reading Drowning In Thought: Seeking A Corridor of Courage.
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
Above all, we must encourage those that are suffering alone without help to seek help. There is nothing more important than seeking help, and it is the most stigmatized part of mental illness.
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
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
We met an age ago amidst a storm. Her inn shone like a beacon in the night. I longed for some relief, for some place warm. The storm would pass … Continue reading The Woman of the Inn – A Sonnet
1, 2, 3, 4 She can’t take much more. Finding herself on the floor. She fights with life. Angry and mistreated, Defeated. Liquor brings reprieve. Herself she deceive. Addicted without … Continue reading Defeated
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
I originally wrote this for a guest post on another blog, but I thought today would be a perfect time to share it with The Bipolar Writer blog. I have … Continue reading Why Self-Care is Important to Your Mental Health
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
I woke up this morning to another big achievement for The Bipolar Writer blog. Today, with the collaboration of my fellow bloggers this blog has reached amazing heights. I am … Continue reading A Milestone for The Bipolar Writer
Who, me? This was my honest response to my psychiatrist’s diagnosis of bipolar. Not only did I not accept it, I thought she had my file confused with someone else’s. … Continue reading Who, Me?