The issue of stigma involving mental illness is alive and well, but who is responsible to stop it? How can it be stopped? I’ve been thinking about this a lot. I don’t even know if I am truly convinced that I have the right to say that I am sick when I really truly amContinue reading “A Thought About Stigma”
In the past few days I have been able to come out from under the covers. Visiting family, taking walks, eating, bathing regularly, you know, the things that I take for granted when I am not sick. It feels good to see some light. Literally though, it has brightened up in terms of weather inContinue reading “Social Media & Bipolar Disorder | Can Social Media Activity Predict Depressive Or Manic Episodes?”
My first diagnosis as unipolar depression and social anxiety disorder and the antidepressant that I believe sparked an intense and prolonged manic episode.
This post is the story of my first mania. It is a continuation of the post called “First Signs” First Signs….I feel sad for my younger self. These were many years of turmoil both internally for me and externally in my home life. This life continued until just after I graduated from high school, thenContinue reading “Head In The Clouds”