It was December 2011 when I was diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, PTSD (due to childhood trauma), severe anxiety, and S.A.D (seasonal affective disorder). This was a HUGE pill to swallow! Continue reading Bipolar Disorder: Newly Diagnosed
About four years ago I had my worst mania EVER! In that time I left my house not telling anyone where I was going, much less when I would return. Continue reading When Are We Truly Missing?
The topic I rarely see talked about is hallucinations. I feel this is an important topic to open-up about. Continue reading Bipolar Disorder: Invisible Demons
Prior to being diagnosed with bipolar 1, rapid cycling, PTSD and an eating disorder, I thought my life was pretty normal! Continue reading How I Survived Bipolar Disorder
I’ve been depressed off and on for many years. My 1st major depression came when I was 15 years old.
Continue reading Misdiagnosed As Depression…
So many of us struggle with paranoia. I’m nothing special in that arena.
Lately, I have had a serious bout with paranoia.
Living in my skin has never really been a walk in the park.
I’m sure this is the same for most of you! Continue reading My Life
This topic I feel is rarely covered. I want to pay homage to all the Caregivers for their strength, support, and dedication to us with a mental illness.
Can you guess how many mood swings there are for one with bipolar disorder?
I recently got on the topic of why men don’t ask for directions, and it spurred a conversation as to why there are so few men who are statistically undiagnosed with mental illness.