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?
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
In a blog post earlier this week I discussed what are some of the signs that you might be relapsing.My focus in that blog post was more about ways to … Continue reading Relapse in Mental Illness – Part Two
These weekly wrap-ups are always good for me because it marks the end of one week of The Bipolar Writer blog and the start of another. I spend so much … Continue reading My Weekly Wrap-Up 12/11 – 12/16
I am really excited that I have officially entered my screenplay entitled Memory of Shane in the… Broadcast Education Association’s Festival for Media Arts student scriptwriting competition. Wow, that was … Continue reading Big News on my Screenplay Memory of Shane
I tend to wait for the right time to talk about subjects as the American Healthcare System. In my ten-year journey, I have seen the worst of the American Healthcare … Continue reading My Experience with the American Healthcare System
\*disclaimer\* I am not advocating that cutting is right or wrong. For some people, like myself for a good portion of my life, it is just a way that you … Continue reading Cutting and Self-harm, My Story
There are days when writing just comes naturally to me. It’s not a brag. I know most writers, if not all, have days where the pen and paper (or fingers … Continue reading How I Write When Things get Muddled
10 years. It still hasn’t sunk in. To the start of another ten-year journey. Today marks my official anniversary date of my first time attempting suicide. It feels so surreal. … Continue reading How Did I Get Here?
I am very excited to share this short story entitled Angel on the Ward. I broke it into pieces because it is a very long story. This is part one. The … Continue reading Angel on the Ward – Part One
A journey must start somewhere. This blog post is what I hope will be the opening chapter of my memoir. This is a very raw piece right now, so it … Continue reading A Start of a Ten Year Journey Reflection
I am usually okay with being alone in my life. It suits my personality being an introverted writer, and for most of this year being alone was not an issue. … Continue reading The Feeling of Loneliness