On Bipolar

Feeling Small

Inside, I am still just a scared  little girl who doesn’t want to grow up. A few days ago, I was feeling very unwell, in addition to feeling really down. I decided to have a…


Belittled

Today has offered no improvement from the days spent so far in this dreadful place. In fact, today has been the worst so far. As I wrote in my last post, I am in a…



Bipolar: Abnormal?

I watched a video the other day about children with mental health problems. The video began with them wearing labels of which particular illness they had (bipolar, obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit, etc). At the…



A Bad Place To Be

Dear Reader, I have to warn you now, this post is pretty intense. But this is me, with my guard down being totally open and honest. This blog is about my illness and this is…



Some Advice On Living With Bipolar

Bipolar disorder is a very difficult illness to live with, at least when it’s not under control (which isn’t easy to achieve). I was only diagnosed in 2011 but I have certainly been suffering from…



How Do I Know I’m Bipolar? Mania

There are hundreds of comprehensive lists out there, listing the signs and symptoms of bipolar, but diagnosing the illness is not as simple as one might imagine. I was diagnosed with type II bipolar in…