Hitting Rock Bottom in 2018

Well it was coming. I hit rock bottom on Monday. I had no motivation to do anything positive. I did go out in the morning to do my Monday routine, … Continue reading Hitting Rock Bottom in 2018

When Will I Feel More Like Myself?

The Bipolar Writer’s Lament It’s been a rough April, and the start to May in my Bipolar life has been less than auspicious. I do want 2018 to be different. … Continue reading When Will I Feel More Like Myself?

Anna’s Guest Blog

This is a guest blog for mental health awareness month, you can find Anna Shane Stadick @ https://annashanestadick.com/ Bipolar Stigma “I have Bipolar disorder:” I can’t say that I know exactly … Continue reading Anna’s Guest Blog

The Bipolar Writer Memoir – An Update

* Update: I am still editing and adding some chapters. I hope to have a finished draft by the end on June, or maybe May. I can finally say my … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer Memoir – An Update

Will the Mental Illness Stigma Ever end?

A Conversation About the Mental Illness Stigma I wanted to open this blog post with this, the stigma surrounding mental illness is real. I see it every day. It is … Continue reading Will the Mental Illness Stigma Ever end?

Let’s Talk About my Latest Depression

I spend the last week working on getting my life back on track after my latest depression cycle. It’s been good and bad, to be honest. I knew at some … Continue reading Let’s Talk About my Latest Depression

What’s Next for The Bipolar Writer?

I keep thinking of ways to explore and expand my blog. I am writing an interview feature this week, but I wonder what is next? My memoir is getting so … Continue reading What’s Next for The Bipolar Writer?

My Song When I was Suicidal

Over the years there has been one song that has brought me back from the edge. Its Nineteen Stars by Meg and Dia. The lyrics speak for themselves and will post them … Continue reading My Song When I was Suicidal

My Article for PSYCOM

I am really excited to share with you my article that I wrote for PSyCOM.net about “What I wish I knew about Bipolar One disorder.” It was awesome to have an … Continue reading My Article for PSYCOM

My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?

I have suffered from depression on and off for much of my life.  Some episodes have been worse than others.  But with each one, in time they passed.  While I … Continue reading My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?

When You Don’t Feel Like Blogging Anymore

Depression— It Makes You Want to Quit. DON’T Lately, I have seen many of my fellow bloggers in the mental illness community think about giving up their blog. You are … Continue reading When You Don’t Feel Like Blogging Anymore

The Revolving Door of Psychiatrists Pt. 3

I must walk through a door once again on this journey— a door to a new psychiatrist. I am once again in limbo in the Adult System of Care at … Continue reading The Revolving Door of Psychiatrists Pt. 3