International Bipolar Foundation's blog
Getting Past the “Put it Offs” and Back to Living
Pregnancy and Mental Illness
Over the last 6 months I have been pondering a lot about coming of age in the mental health system. Many times I thought of how many different stages I went through and how I would have loved to know during each stage in my coming into adulthood and later that everything was going to be okay and I was going to make it through it. With it being a new year, 2013, these thoughts formed this blog post I wanted to share of my present self, writing to my past self.
You make it through this because you are me and I was you
A Call to Action
Is the Meaning of Fear Really F.rom E.xperience A.ccelerates R.eality?
A day of love.
But what does Valentine Day really signify?
A day where you open your heart to someone
Someone you admire.
Someone you always wish the best for.
Someone who has been there for you thin and thick.
Why not this year, you open your hearts to yourself!
Praise your internal love and wellbeing for yourself.
Admire yourself for how far you’ve come.
Bipolar II Hypomania: The Catalog Sweater That Doesn't Quite Fit
How Forgiveness Changed Bipolar Disorder for Me
Below is a link to a Depression Quiz. You might want to take it then come back here for more information about Depression - The Misunderstood Mood Disorder.
If my twenty year old son knew I was writing this, I'm not sure what he'd do. Bipolar disorder can be a dangerous thing when it goes untreated. I am a mother who is afraid of her son, but I am speaking out for all the other parents out there who fear their own children.