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
Despite having lived with people for most of my life, I’m no stranger to loneliness. In fact, those of you who suffer from depression as I do can probably attest … Continue reading The Things We Do When We’re Lonely
\*disclaimer\* I am not advocating that cutting is right or wrong. For some people, like myself for a good portion of my life, it is just a way that you … Continue reading Cutting and Self-harm, My Story
For a long time, I tried to hide my self-harm scars. Luckily my arms are fairly hairy, so they aren’t quite as obvious as they might otherwise be. My upper … Continue reading Self-Harm and Seeking Attention
I was conversing with my dear, oblivious husband the other night. I’d had an epiphany about my negative perspective of everything. Beginning to expound, I said something about depressive people thinking one … Continue reading What’s so Normal About Labels?
Originally posted on The Bipolar Writer Blog – A Collaborative Mental Health Blog:
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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 February?
I Want to Say Thank-You to Everyone It has been an amazing journey. In September I started with an idea, and it wasn’t my first attempt at blogging. I had … Continue reading To My 3,000 Followers
How do you know that you actually have mental illness? It is a question that many of us in the mental health community seek to answer. It is one that … Continue reading White Fox’s Interview Feature
I have to admit, I was in a dark place over the last few days. Its why writing “My Familiar Companion” turned out to be just what I needed to … Continue reading Music That Changes my Mood Pt. Two
In the first three years of my diagnosis with Bipolar One, I was often rushed to the emergency room. Most of the time it was my family worried that I … Continue reading My Bipolar Experience with the ER
My original plan was to spend my day editing and forgo my weekly wrap-up, but when I woke this morning I felt good and the need to write was there … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-up 12/4 – 12/10