Tag: bipolar depression

  • It’s Okay to be Happy with a Simple Life

    It’s Okay to be Happy with a Simple Life

    I used to repeat that phrase to myself constantly. Due to my bipolar disorder, I have had the tendency to live in chaos. What kind of chaos? A tumultuous world of constant negative chatter in my brain which would then further compel me to engage in destructive behavior. Pretty much the opposite of the simple […]

  • The Impact of NAMI – Nami-Eastside WA

    The Impact of NAMI – Nami-Eastside WA

    Guest post for the National Alliance on Mental Illness- Nami-Eastside WA — Read on nami-eastside.org/the-impact-of-nami/

  • Christmas Eve

    Christmas Eve

    How to survive the holidays when you’re a manic, moody mess: I don’t know. I’ve been slipping back into old routines. Smoking more, distracting myself, and sleeping too much. I’ve been irritable with not just my husband but sadly my kids, too. It’s a never-ending cycle of guilt because I feel terrible afterwards. Thus feeling […]

  • Currently

    Currently

    I’m sitting in bed. I’ve been wanting to write on here & finally, here I am. I renewed my domain tonight. I wish I could say that I had just forgotten, but honestly I thought I was done writing. I’ve never really seen myself as talented. I didn’t have any real passions growing up so […]

  • VeryWell- Loving With Bipolar Disorder: A Letter to My Husband

    VeryWell- Loving With Bipolar Disorder: A Letter to My Husband

    By slowly learning to accept and recognizing the limitations my mental illness may cause, I’ve learned to be a better partner and wife. — Read on www.verywellmind.com/loving-with-bipolar-disorder-a-letter-to-my-husband-5225850

  • Healthline- Managing My Bipolar Disorder Has Changed My Relationships

    Healthline- Managing My Bipolar Disorder Has Changed My Relationships

    My unacknowledged bipolar disorder contributed to the end of my first marriage. Finally recognizing and managing it helped me to save my second marriage. — Read on www.healthline.com/health/bipolar-disorder/personal-story-relationships-bipolar-disorder