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 [...]
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)
As I've grieved my father's recent death, I've thought about updating my book. Not right away. Maybe I'm just trying to get my mind off his passing. Still, please help me decide. Here's the thing: [...]
Guest Post by Sarah Fader on ADHD and Her Career For many years I could not hold a job. I did not know why because at the time I didn't realize [...]
Those of us living with invisible disabilities face stigma not only from others but sometimes from ourselves. Recently read Work Ethic, a post by bpnurse, in which she discusses her life [...]
My sister and me kayaking at Suttle Lake, OR Before my father passed away, I planned to attend the Sunriver Writers' Summit. Unfortunately, the summit followed only a month after his [...]
Intuitive book coaching session. Overcome writer's block. Fight with words.