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Being Open

I had the chance today to catch up with a friend I don’t see all that often. She asked me if I was any happier than I was a few years ago.  I thought about it for about 0.3 seconds, … Continue reading

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My people are awesome.

So needless to say I was really upset last night. I still am.  But my people are awesome. When I realized I “wasn’t eligible”  I texted my nurse practitioner essentially saying “what the hell”. (Really I was more dignified and said … Continue reading

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This isn’t about you.

Even though all signs point to bipolar, there is this nagging thought in the back of my head. Do I even have the right to claim the diagnosis of bipolar disorder? Take a moment to fully appreciate the absurdity of … Continue reading

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Where are my people?

I’m on a constant search to find people like me. And by “like me” I mean people with bipolar disorder who work full time, hold down a so-called “typical” life, and the only way someone would ever know is if it … Continue reading

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Strength in the darkness

“You’re not being difficult.  You’re struggling.  There’s a difference.” Every change in my life, no matter how big or how small, puts my mood on a roller coaster that is ultimately headed towards drops where you stomach is in your … Continue reading

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