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Building a safety net

Being bipolar means answering the question, “Do you have support?” You’re told that support means someone or a group of someones around you that understand you and will be there for you. What they don’t tell you is this is … Continue reading

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Ask and you shall recieve an answer if nothing else.

My life has calmed so much in the last few weeks. I recently moved and now live alone in a studio apartment. It’s adorable. I’ve lived alone one other time when I was 21 but I was different then. More … Continue reading

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Daybreak

What a day Emotions astray Loving you is easy This distance does eat me Longing for your touch Off to work to say too much  Remembering the subtle things  Wishing you were near me Clock is 8 first break Sun … Continue reading

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Acceptance

I think one of the major challenges not only for someone with bipolar disorder but anyone in life is the fact that we judge ourselves, our feelings, our thoughts and our own opinions. It’s hard to be comfortable with who … Continue reading

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Final Introduction Part 4

The agreement was if I were to be released I would find a psychiatrist and be monitored 24/7 until they deemed me stable. I also had a therapist. The psychiatrist was cold, thin, and condescending to how I was feeling. I … Continue reading

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Introduction Part 3

It was late when we had arrived. All the other patients were sleeping. The nurses took my vitals, height, weight, and checked me for any bruising and asked me about them. Even though I had no idea where the bruises … Continue reading

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Intorduction Part 2

By this time I am full on hallucinating both visually and auditory. I see a white fog around my field of vision and everything turns black and white. I ask Kayla and my mother, “Am I dead?” I start thinking … Continue reading

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Introductions are in Order

This is the excerpt for your very first post. Continue reading

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