My Longest Depression Cycle of 2018

Wow. How did I get here? I haven’t written much lately on my blog. I have had little energy in April to focus on the things that I need to … Continue reading My Longest Depression Cycle of 2018

Does Bipolar Disorder Run in Families?

I can trace Bipolar disorder in my family in at least three generations on my family tree. It’s interesting looking at my own tree, it feels like walking through a … Continue reading Does Bipolar Disorder Run in Families?

At Times, You Must Walk Throught the Fire

How a Depression Cycle Ruled my Week I have had the pleasure of tracking my depression over the years. I know from my experiences over the last three years that … Continue reading At Times, You Must Walk Throught the Fire

Creature Comforts

I did not have a pet growing up. My mother hates animals, and my father knew how to keep the peace. Not having a pet growing up, I didn’t know … Continue reading Creature Comforts

The Best Decisions I Ever Made

I haven’t always done things the right way when it comes to my diagnosis. For years I tried to do the wrong thing on purpose and turned to the wrong … Continue reading The Best Decisions I Ever Made

My Social Anxiety Life: An Update

It’s been a while since I have updated about my experiences working through my anxiety. It hasn’t been great, but like all things in my life, it is a work … Continue reading My Social Anxiety Life: An Update

Writing Another Thank-You

It’s another milestone for The Bipolar Writer. I woke up this morning to this fantastic news. How did we get here? I had no idea when I started this blog. … Continue reading Writing Another Thank-You

10 Things the Bipolar Writer is Afraid Of

I thought this would be a great blog post to write. In my social anxiety life, there are things that I use (avoidance behaviors), and I wanted to write what … Continue reading 10 Things the Bipolar Writer is Afraid Of

A Letter to Myself on my Birthday

Note: I have wanted write this blog post since day one of starting The Bipolar Writer blog. It seemed to fit that on a day like today— my birthday— that … Continue reading A Letter to Myself on my Birthday

I was Gone This Week… And I’m Sorry

I started this week on overload. I knew I had a lot to finish and I thought my week started out the right way. I just failed to realize the … Continue reading I was Gone This Week… And I’m Sorry