bipolar

Bipolar disorder; understanding the highs, the lows and the in between.

Bailey Schooleya year ago
Three Days Ago
What was I doing three days ago? Bailey sat at her desk pondering. She cannot even recall what she ate for breakfast; how was she expected to remember what she had been doing three nights ago? She had...
Living With Bipolar Disorder
Today I woke up on the sofa again. I feel safety and comfort in the corner of the sofa surrounded by pillows and my two cats. I leave the television on so the voices make me feel less alone. I go to t...
Chris Hermana year ago
Living with Bipolar Disorder
Mental health is complicated. It can be difficult to comprehend how challenging mental health issues are to navigate through everyday life. Luckily, there are simple ways to help improve the lives of ...
Tessa Wilbanksa year ago
Living with Bipolar Depression
Bipolar disorder (BD), also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. It’s bein...
Renee McGowena year ago
Falling in Love With Bipolar Pt. 3
All too often we focus of the negatives of those with Bipolar Personality Disorder. I'm here to tell you that there may be lows but nothing outruns the highs. I have completely changed my outlook on l...
Renee McGowena year ago
Falling in Love With Bipolar Pt. 2
Knowing the differences between dating someone with a mental disorder and someone who has the potential to abuse you and possibly end your life is vital to all parties involved. So, I am going to addr...
Renee McGowena year ago
Falling in Love with Bipolar Pt.1
Every girl dreams of her Prince Charming, usually envisioning tall, dark, and handsome. Descriptions of this person normally lack the stability of his mental condition; however, psychology tells us th...
Rose Mansona year ago
I'm Sorry
I'm sorry. I'm sorry I'm like this. I'm sorry for all the times I lost my temper and blamed you—you never really did anything wrong. I'm sorry for any times I've told you to **** off or that I hated y...
Leah Burton2 years ago
Polar Bears
A few years ago, I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and a severe anxiety disorder. When I initially got the news, I was in disbelief and denied everything. I had never noticed there really was anyt...
Krista Kovatch2 years ago
A Beautiful Mess Who I Like to Call Me
I had a beautiful childhood with parents who loved me to the point that I started to believe there was truly no one else in the world like me. Life beat me down a bit and I lost that belief for awhile...
Allizae Pimbert2 years ago
Mental Breakdown
Being bipolar sucks. Seriously. If you have been diagnosed with this disorder you have life 10000 times harder than everyone else. At least that's how I feel. It's like a never ending tsunami inside m...
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Cierra Cooper2 years ago
A Life with Bipolar Depression
Let me just start by saying I am not a psychologist, nor do I claim to be. Ever. I am just someone that has lived with and around bipolar depression all my life. Growing up, I watched my father battle...
Mars Joma2 years ago
Diagnosed with Bipolar
I always knew my mind worked differently. I could see things most people would not even notice. I observe everything, from the way a person breathes to the emotion behind their words. For a minute the...
The Struggles of an Empathetic Bipolar
Close your eyes, now imagine you are extremely on top of the world happy, like that feeling when you have accomplished something that you worked your ass off for. Maybe it is a job promotion? Or a top...
Zen Goddess2 years ago
Mercury Retrograde: The Good, The Bad and The Truth!
Have you ever wondered if the planets could actually have an affect on your life? It's not as far-fetched as one might think it is. Mercury is more than just a mysterious planet in the far away galaxy...
Abby Kedwell2 years ago
Mental Illness — The Truth
Mental Illness seems to be on everyone lips at the moment, like it's a new word, or something that is "on trend." The harsh reality is that it has been around for centuries but because we are afraid o...
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Kiley Roberts2 years ago
Living With BPD and Multiple Sclerosis
No one wants any diagnosis. Hell, when I heard “multiple sclerosis,” I was stunned because of all of my research and my being over-dramatic attitude, I thought I had a brain tumor or something. I coul...
Ashlee Coreson2 years ago
Maureen and Lucia
When Maureen comes to visit, she doesn't knock, she bursts through the doors making her presence known. Her clothes are always bright, her hair and makeup perfect. She comes it and immediately you can...