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Walking the Line

Living with bipolar is like walking on a tightrope, trying to maintain my balance, fearful of each step I take. As a young adult, I didn't understand what triggered my highs and lows. [...]

The Rebel and His Mother

The Rebel When my son was a preschooler in daycare His class had a field trip to the local In ‘N Out As we walked back to the daycare center My son held [...]

I Was a Workaholic Mother

My son & I. Now he's fifteen. Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. featured me in her HuffPost Women blog article, Living With Bipolar Disorder as a Mother and Workaholic. Her article quotes my wordy answers to her interview [...]

I Give Up (Again)

Here is where I must admit defeat or acknowledge my limitations and sensitivity to social stimulation. I've been hypomanic since I began coming into the NAMI Orange County office to volunteer, and since [...]