How hypomania feels
How hypomania feels
My computer is being a jerk and ate my blog post, however, a tweet from a famous blogger/writer that rhymes with herpes (kidding) made it all better.
I started getting lidocaine infusions for pain management. I had a severe reaction to it.
This is my personal account on bipolar disorder and paranoia
Everyone has a story and each one is important. The more we talk about mental health, the more barriers we break down towards acceptance.
I lost a piece of myself when I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder...but I found a piece that I never knew existed.
That is why I write.
When I was admitted to the psych ward, they asked me to write a gratitude journal. While I hated the idea, it has become the sun in my dark days. It helps me to quell the depression that whispers evil things to me.
Being depressed is so much more than being sad. Depression infects everything in your life, while being sad is a fleeting emotion.
When people compare sad to depressed, it minimizes people's pain.
This is what depression is like.
Random things about the life of a bipolar girl
When someone asks you, "How old are you?" do you lie about it?
Do you embrace getting older?
I am Kimberly.
I am a mom, wife, nurse, aunt, daughter, sister, friend.
Oh and I have bipolar disorder.
So many of us with mental illness will suffer in silence.
Help be their voice on January 28 2014
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Let's end the stigma.
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Celebrating my husband's birthday with a story about a man and a cucumber in his ass
Are you scared of the dentist like this 33 year old?
Probably my number 1 fear.
Do you send your child to school when they are feeling sick?
The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood To Fit Reality
Amazing book of essays written by real moms.
We dispel the notion of the "perfect mother"
My experience with depersonalization.
This is life after my psychiatric admission for making a suicide plan. There is help and there is hope and I am proof of that.
Please, if you're thinking about harming yourself, reach out. Suicide is not the answer. xo
The painful chapter of my life, the hospitalizations, the deep depressions, the hopelessness, will always be there.
There is no pill to fix what has been written.
They tell me that time heals every thing.
When you hear the words postpartum depression, what are the first things that come to your mind?
Do you believe the media hype?
Just so you know, us moms with PPD are just like you.
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