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

Mental Health Detective

An insider peek into the mental health care system of a close to developing country, from the perspective of a very nervous mentally ill mother

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

Retrospective

There are times I find that it’s hard for me to accept how things have turned out in life, being 27 and unable to work due to chronic illnesses such … Continue reading Retrospective

Interview Feature Story: Liz S.

This is another addition my interview feature series on The Bipolar Writer. This is the story of Liz S. A Story of Loss, Death, and Living with Bipolar Disorder Loss … Continue reading Interview Feature Story: Liz S.

Friendship, Reignited

To those of us who’ve spent the majority of our lives struggling with anxiety and depression, one of the biggest obstacles to overcome is isolation. For me personally, this wasn’t … Continue reading Friendship, Reignited

The Cure for Depression: Get Outside

I can’t believe I plan on spending an entire post on this obvious tip, but …I can count on two fingers the number of times I walked around in Mother Nature … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Get Outside

The Cure for Depression: Move it!

This will totally raise your confidence level in me, but this topic is my favorite because I actually have experience with it. Okay -I have experience with the others, too. … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Move it!

Stabilizing

It has been a little shy of two weeks since beginning my mood stabilizer. To add this and wean off of Buspirone has been nothing short of the rollercoaster I … Continue reading Stabilizing