“Bipolar” Down Days

bipolar days crying eyesToday has been rough, like, really rough. No, there was nothing external that happened, it all came from within me. I had another one of those scary wake-ups in which I have no idea where I was.

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Setbacks

woman fallingWhen you have a mental illness, some days are better than others. When you are a living person, some days are better than others.

With bipolar disorder there are periods professionals refer to as “remission,”

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Oh, Therapy.

therapistTherapy. My first meeting with a university counselor was back in 1999. I’ll do the math for you – 16 years ago. It didn’t last long, it didn’t “take.”

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Showing My Scars

girl reading bookDespite the negative comments that often appear here on my blog, I do get a lot of very personal and heartfelt emails from readers – so thank you for that.

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