The Difficulty of ‘Normal’

If you were to meet me in the street, or at a party, or maybe at work, it’s unlikely you’d suspect anything. I’d seem like a bit of a hipster, … Continue reading The Difficulty of ‘Normal’

Guest Posts on The Bipolar Writer Blog

Guest Blog Posts for Mental Health Awareness Month I know its the 11th of March and I should have done this sooner, but I wanted to open up some guest … Continue reading Guest Posts on The Bipolar Writer Blog

Letting go of toxic relationships.

Letting go of people is never fun, (especially if it’s over the side of a cliff) yet I am growing, and might I add painstakingly, to realize it’s just a … Continue reading Letting go of toxic relationships.

Reconciliation

I’ve entered a stage in my relationship where we are working on reconciliation. Wow, that is a tough word. It’s long, hard to spell, and extremely difficult to do. Where … Continue reading Reconciliation

Grief and Time – It Doesn’t Get Easier, But That’s the Point

Grief and loss and depression are topics of conversation that should exist, freely and wholly. When we share our stories and give words to our thoughts and feelings, we learn.

My Thoughts on Suicide

This is an updated version of a chapter in memoir The Bipolar Writer. For those who have read my blog post about suicide, you know how important this subject is in … Continue reading My Thoughts on Suicide

Girl on the pull…

I’m turning 26 this year, but for 20 years of my life or a little more I have been a girl on the pull. It’s something I try to conceal … Continue reading Girl on the pull…

The Ramblings & Ramifications of Mental Illness

Compromise? I won’t compromise my health. I used to shift myself into all sorts of uncomfortable positions in some vain attempt to appease others. Though, now I fear I am … Continue reading The Ramblings & Ramifications of Mental Illness

When your mental illness is shared without your permission

Greetings fellow bloggers, today I am going to dive into the ocean of mental illness and explore its stigma infested waters. Kinda sounds like I’m trying to impress my high … Continue reading When your mental illness is shared without your permission