I've been quiet lately. Out of commission. Taking it easy. This holiday season brings tough firsts. First Thanksgiving since my father died in April. First Christmas coming up. My sister and I plan [...]
Kitt O'Malley pulled Blogging for Bipolar Mental Health from Self-Publication. Eliezer Tristan Publishing to the Rescue.
Geometry art created with iOrnament app. Grieving, not depressed. No bipolar depression. No depressive thought process. Just grief. Just a deep overwhelming feeling of loss. I miss my father. Miss him deeply and dearly. [...]
This guest post hits close to home. For twenty-one years, from ages eighteen to thirty-nine, I was diagnosed with chronic depression (dysthymia). I'd tell doctors that I was at least cyclothymic, for I [...]
Our grief deepens with another loss. This time of our beloved labradoodle Thumper.
In Loving Memory of My Father. No Doubt He Made it through the Pearly Gates. Wednesday my mother gave me artwork and books to remove from her room, the room she [...]
Frustrated, Defeated and Hypomanic The weekend before last, I was frustrated, overwhelmed, feeling defeated, and mildly hypomanic. I felt like a failure as a mother, for I hadn’t been able to get my [...]
Trying to keep hypomania at bay. NAMI training this weekend. IBPF panel next Tuesday. Frustrated with parenting newly adult son with social anxiety and migraines.
Next Tuesday I’ll be on IBPF’s Women’s Mental Health Panel International Bipolar Foundation Women’s Mental Health Panel July 31, 2018 at 6PM Mission Valley Library 2123 Fenton Parkway San Diego, CA 92108 [...]
My favorite mental health resources via email (and websites)