Disgusting Isolation

I literally just had to count the days since my last shower, it has been that long. I know, I am disgusting. It was last weekend sometime for sure. Today is Wednesday. I have not showered in half a week and if I did...


Special K

For some of us, it seems as though we have literally tried everything and the list is long Prozac, Zoloft. We try the well-known medications and then we begin to try the harder stuff. Yet nothing quenches that darkness, nothing eliminates the numbness to...


Losing Your Friends To Bipolar Disorder

Unfortunately, it started at the beginning, before I was actually diagnosed, before my mom and I sat opposite a psychiatrist who uttered the word "bipolar," a word I didn't know and soon wouldn't want to know. (This is all before the beautiful stuff started).



Mood Shifts Around The Holidays For People Living With Bipolar Disorder

Ahhhhhh! Am I the only one whose moods have been all over the place this holiday season? I've spent the past four days crying uncontrollably over simple nothings. Last night I watched a great funny movie and turned it around. Also, my older brother invited me out to a coffee shop today which required showering so at least I was no longer stinky. When I am severely depressed, as I was, my personal hygiene is one...