Thriving with Mental Illness

Recently I was interviewed for a piece as part of a new series on Psych Central titled “Thriving with Mental Illness.” Associate Editor, Margarita Tartakovsky, came up with some wonderful questions…



Perfection

I used to wish that I wasn’t bipolar or that I didn’t have anxiety disorder or that my OCD would leave me alone. I used to wish that the abuse…



Don’t Give Up

When you have bipolar disorder there are so many challenges. Med changes. Therapy. Appointments. Side effects from meds like libido changes, weight gain, acne (!), tremors, nausea, sweating, headaches. It’s…



Bipolar Love

I’ve said it a million times – Being Beautifully Bipolar isn’t easy. It’s just not. But that doesn’t make it impossible and it doesn’t make it impossible to be loved….