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 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 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.
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 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.
When you’re living life on the fence, you really only have two options
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
Depression will not sit idly by and let us help ourselves. This is a war that we must win, by any means necessary.
A Short story about love and loss, and hopeless depression
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…
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
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