Starting Over

Starting Over

Being beautifully bipolar is hard row to hoe. You have the broken relationhips. You have the meds and all the side effects and damage that comes along with them. You…



Mood Disorder

Mood Disorder

Mental illness is a mind game. For people like me, people with bipolar disorder is a mood disorder. So let’s take that literally – it is a disorder that affects…



Excoriation Disorder

Excoriation Disorder

I have a secret that isn’t well hid. I have what is designated in the DSM-5 (the book psych doctors use to identify conditions) as excoriation disorder. It falls under…