On January 23rd, I got an email from one of my online support communities. They invited me to submit my life story, and after thinking about it for a while, I got motivated to write it. But, on the other hand, as soon as I decided, I started feeling embarrassed and throwing insults at myself […]Read More My trip down the rabbit hole (short version)
I’ve been trying to write this post for two months now, with little success. Since my last post, I have had three manic episodes. That means I have been through three bouts of mania, three crashes, and three bouts of depression. It’s been tough going through this cycle of chaos, and if you don’t have […]Read More The Ups and Downs of Manic Episodes
I have started and deleted ideas for this post ten times in the last week. Until I was cruising my online support groups last night and saw a cry for help, this post was going to be about splitting. I hope this post will help everybody, and not just people with mental illnesses. A member […]Read More If the Storm passes you, just say Thank You!
I know it’s been a month since my last post, but I promise you it has been the most craziest, stressful month I have had in long while. Those of us with BPD and BD, tend to over-exaggerate what we think are crazy and stressful times, but just wait till you hear my story before […]Read More When life hands you lemons, don’t F***ing squeeze them in your eyes!
1. Nothing. Going to bed on an argument isn’t our style. Whilst you’ve casually dismissed it as a minor disagreement and all but forgotten about it, we’re worrying that you hate us and will never speak to us again. So please, stay awake long enough to text us back and tell us it’s OK. 2. […]Read More 17 things you should never say to someone with Borderline Personality Disorder
Thanks for joining me! There is not a whole lot of information about people with the dual diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Bipolar Disorder. In six months of repeated research, I have only found three other people who struggle with the same illnesses that I do. I am also diagnosed with general anxiety, […]Read More The Journey Begins