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

The First and Last of the Dark Days

I learned from another blogger that May is Mental Health Awareness Month. I think many of us with mental health concerns find the stigma around it to be truly terrifying. … Continue reading The First and Last of the Dark Days

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?

A Look at my Social Anxiety Week

Social Anxiety  – A Week in a Life It has been a tough one for me. I had some setbacks. Missed appointments which caused more issues. I had more problems … Continue reading A Look at my Social Anxiety Week

Today’s Self-Medication: Avoidance

Today’s Self-Medication: Avoidance Never prescribed by a doctor or other professional, avoidance is an easy drug for those of us suffering from social anxiety. We seem to be fine on … Continue reading Today’s Self-Medication: Avoidance

Bringing Back Interview Features

It has been a few weeks since I have written an interview feature. It has been the greatest thing to start sharing the stories of my fellow mental illness bloggers. … Continue reading Bringing Back Interview Features

Social Anxiety – A Day in a Life

I wrote this feature article about anxiety a few months after I wrote the poem 12:15 am for a journalism feature writing class that I was taking. I like the … Continue reading Social Anxiety – A Day in a Life

My Latest Adventure in Social Anxiety

One of the new things that I wanted to add this week was more time outside of my safe place— my house. I decided that the right mix of days … Continue reading My Latest Adventure in Social Anxiety

What it Has Meant to me to Expand The Bipolar Writer

When I started The Bipolar Writer blog it was to share my experiences with my diagnosis. I have written so many articles on suicide, Bipolar depression, social anxiety, and anything … Continue reading What it Has Meant to me to Expand The Bipolar Writer

Making Changes, Again

I have realized that I may have been overdoing my life lately. My social anxiety and anxiety, in general, has been out of control. It’s been crazy this past week, … Continue reading Making Changes, Again