Tag Archives: Bipolar Depression

My Unrecognized Mania — Bipolar Me

I thought I had managed to avoid mania for most of my bipolar life. Brief bouts of hypomania, maybe, but never the real thing. Then I thought back on the last year and a half. My Unrecognized Mania

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Mind and Body, Again — Bipolar Me

We know that the body affects the mind affects the body in various ways, especially when it comes to mental illness. Many of us who live with anxiety, bipolar disorder, or another condition experience physical symptoms like tremors, nausea, hives, … Continue reading

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When Depression Doesn’t Go Away — Bipolar Me

Back in the day, I suffered from treatment-resistant depression. (This was likely due to the fact that what I had was actually bipolar 2, but never mind that for now.) My psychiatrist prescribed me medication after medication, but none of … Continue reading

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Fake It Till You…Can’t — Bipolar Me

I used to have a couple of suits hanging in my closet. One was oatmeal-colored. One was blue tweed. One was rust-colored. I had a couple of silk blouses and a jacket or two that I could wear over a … Continue reading

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The Bipolar Writer Needs Your Help — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

I will keep this short. On Monday, June 28th, my dad was hospitalized with a heart attack. Those that have been following me know that I lost my mom in December 2019. It will be a long road for my … Continue reading

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Across the Spectra — Bipolar Me

Most often when “the spectrum” is mentioned, it’s the autism spectrum that springs to mind. There’s good reason for that. Autism affects varying people in varying ways and to various degrees. Across the Spectra – Bipolar Me

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Fighting Mania (A Poem About Living With Bipolar Disorder) — Speaking Bipolar

— Watch the music video version of this poem below. — Fighting Mania (A Poem About Living With Bipolar Disorder)

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~Walking Away~With My Weirdness intact~ — Bipolar Tapestry~Poetic Thoughts

I’m weird I’m not of this world  ~Walking Away~With My Weirdness intact~

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~Manic Depression~ — Bipolar Tapestry~Poetic Thoughts

~To what do I owe thee This life so shackled To the heavens do I look Oceans to the depths Fragmented memories Fading colors Grey emotions The road uncertain Light up ahead Crackling sound Shooting for stars Fall to the … Continue reading

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Support for The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Advocacy & Writing — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

I am dependent on the mental health advocacy side for the Podcast and blog to be “listener and reader supported.” As much as I hate to reach out, it always helps when the support comes from the community because it … Continue reading

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