Understanding…..

Another excerpt (then I promise to write aboutmore cheery things for a bit) but I feel that right now, this is important in my life and I think many other can benefit from this as well. But, as I well knew, and understanding at an abstract level doesnot necessarily translate into an understanding at a day-to-day level. I have become fundamentally and deeply skeptical that anyone who does not have this illness can truly understand… Continue Reading

It is no secret I have Bipolar, but this is what it really means

Its no secret that I have been diagnosed as Bipolar II. (One can clearly tell by just reading my blogs!) In an attempt to try and understand my illness¬†from someone else who also has bipolar, I began to read a book called The Unquiet Mind, by Kay Redfield Jamison. This woman is amazing. She not only has a Ph.D. in Psychology and Psychopharmacology, but she¬†based her specialties around mood disorders. On it’s face, you are… Continue Reading