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About Kitt O'Malley

Bipolar Writer & Mental Health Advocate

Balancing Act — Writing Through a Bipolar Life is for Sale!

Balancing Act -- Writing Through a Bipolar Life is for sale: on Amazon Kindle and paperback and Barnes and Nobel! Amazon Kindle ebook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Y3Y1SXB Paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1949351823 Barnes and Nobel Nook ebook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/ean=9781949351835 Paperback: [...]

What I’ve Been Up To Lately

Guest Posts The Better Because Project -- I’m Still Learning by Kitt O’Malley NewLifeOutlookBipolar -- Living a Purposeful Life with Bipolar Disorder The Minds Journal -- Living with Bipolar Disorder as a Mother [...]

Ending Bipolar Disorder Stigma with Facts

Guest Post by NewLifeOutlook about Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that has gained notoriety over recent years. Many people recognize the name and may even know someone living with [...]

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. [...]