Behind the yellow door, a man’s mental illness worsens – The Washington Post Everyone is worried about the man in the house. His ex-wife, his mother, his father, his neighbors, the psychiatrists he has seen and no longer sees, they are all … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

In the Arena

Today’s manic masterpiece of the moment…

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stranger Danger

I finally got a case manager to help me wade through SSDI and generally try to get help in any way possible – but apparently it was assumed I knew my meetings with her would be taking place AT MY APARTMENT.

June 27, 2014 · 4 Comments

You can’t handle the truth.

Truth is, as I sit here finally actually at my computer, with the right page open, trying to end my avoidance, everything inside me is shaking and I can hear … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

“Coming Out of the Bipolar Closet”

This explanation of the life cycle of this illness really hits the nail on the head, at least for me.

June 21, 2014 · 22 Comments

The International Bipolar Foundation Bracelet

“The International Bipolar Foundation is to improve understanding and treatment of bipolar disorder through research; to promote care and support resources for individuals and caregivers; and to erase stigma through … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rebecca Lombardo | It’s Not Your Journey

“In her first published work, Rebecca Lombardo collects her internationally followed blog into the pages of “It’s Not Your Journey”, named after her highly popular blog. “It’s Not Your Journey” … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

ER Embarassment

I write to you today from my local library, where it is cool and quiet and calm. So yesterday afternoon at work a perfect shit-storm of things happened that threatened … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Toxic Nostalgia

So I’m back home trying to unwind. I broke up the trip home here and there but otherwise it was a long meandering (and somewhat nostalgic) ride through the Appalachians, … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Friends in the time of Colic

So I’ve been at my friends all weekend, is not exactly turning out like I expected. I haven’t seen her in a year and a half and she’s my best … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

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