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Happy Birthday to Me!

Today I’m 56 years old! That means I’m well past the halfway mark of my life. Yikes! I hope to live at least three more decades, so I better start taking better care [...]

Balancing Act Book Cover Reveal

Thank you, Michelle Hammer of HammerTimeDesign.com and Schizophrenic.NYC, for an absolutely awesome book cover design! Soon my memoir, Balancing Act: Writing Through a Bipolar Life, will be on the market! Thanks to everyone [...]

Bipolar Kicks My Ass

When I met with my psychiatrist yesterday, we discussed my diagnosis. I learned that since I’ve been hospitalized for bipolar symptoms, my diagnosis is type 1, not type 2. Since I've been ramping [...]

Yes, I’ve Been Violent

Who, me, violent? Why, yes, on a few occasions. My Mental Illness and Violence Hi, I’m Kitt. I’m bipolar, and I’ve been violent. Mildly so, for the most part. Flipped over a table [...]

I Spoke in Public!

Thank you, Lianne Sauvage, for inviting me to share my mental health journey at Belmont High School's Mental Health Assembly! For my speech, I adapted content from My Bipolar Thoughts, my memoir work-in-progress. [...]

Writing My Book and Speaking Out Loud

This morning

Love, Marriage & Mental Illness

There's hope. You can find and nurture love when living with mental illness. Been married 22 years today. Started dating 25 years ago. Some of us living with mental illness can and do [...]