I am so bipolar, and I am unashamed. This blog is dedicated to those living with bipolar disorder and learning how to live their best lives. Bringing some order to our disorder.
My husband and I were filmed for a WebMD documentary series. Our video is called “Married to Bipolar.” The more we talk about mental health issues, the more people will feel comfortable sharing their own stories. The more stories are shared, the less stigma will exist. The less stigma exists, the more people are willing … Continue reading WebMD documentary released!
I like to drink. Sometimes I like to drink a lot. I also take psychiatric medications. On all of my meds the warning ‘do not consume alcohol’ is included. And every time I see that warning label, a part of me pretends not to see it. This would be a good time for me to … Continue reading Bipolar and Alcohol
Picture this. A brand new race car. It is the fasted race car ever built. This race car laps the other race cars with great ease. It wins race, after race, after race, with only a couple crashes. The driver signs up for the most prestigious motor race in the world. The driver knows with … Continue reading Bipolar Problem: Which Person Will Show Up?
Every human who breathes needs exercise, but people with Bipolar really NEED exercise. No amount of psych medication, supplementation, or proper nutrition will make up for lack of daily exercise. There are many people on psych meds who do not incorporate exercise into their daily lives who wonder why they’re not getting better despite the … Continue reading Bipolar & Exercise