Bipolar Disorder is Part of My Mental Illness Life but It is Not My Life

A few days ago I wrote a post titled “You Don’t Have Bipolar Disorder” which are the words my new psychiatrist told me after seeing me three times. He also told me … Continue reading Bipolar Disorder is Part of My Mental Illness Life but It is Not My Life

A Milestone for The Bipolar Writer

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

My Familiar Companion

It’s been a while, my friend. You often leave me for small periods of time where I feel more like myself, and less like the person who has no control. … Continue reading My Familiar Companion

The Long Road to Betterment

As human beings, regardless of our backgrounds, we’ve become conditioned to evaluate our success in life based on the monetary value of our material possessions. The impact of this trending … Continue reading The Long Road to Betterment

Members of the Same Tribe

The Update I am in awe of the experiences of the mental illness community that I have been a part of over the past ten months of blogging on WordPress. … Continue reading Members of the Same Tribe

Let’s Start at the Beginning

This a chapter in my memoir I have been working on, I wanted to see what people think about this chapter. My origins story is something that I always worry … Continue reading Let’s Start at the Beginning

Seeking Help in a Non-Crisis Situation

Update: I wanted to repost this because I feel it is still important  to talk about seeking help. In the road to recovery seeking help is just as important to self-care. … Continue reading Seeking Help in a Non-Crisis Situation

Interview Features – The Series

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

The Bipolar Writer Wants to Guest Blog?

You heard it first hear first folks, I would like to guest blog on other mental health blogs. I am looking to stretch my legs a bit this month. For … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer Wants to Guest Blog?

Journey to a Diagnosis — The Series

It’s hard to sum up about 17 years of ups and downs with mental illness in just a few posts, but that is what I have attempted to do in … Continue reading Journey to a Diagnosis — The Series

Compartmentalization (Breaking Down)

For most of my life, I’ve been able to keep things pretty simple. I have home, and I have work. Before that, I had home and school. Even before I … Continue reading Compartmentalization (Breaking Down)