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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! September 19, one month after my 56th birthday, Balancing Act: Writing Through a Bipolar Life, will be on [...]

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 [...]

Who, Me, Dating?

interviewed me about dating and marriage while living with bipolar disorder. Here's how the article starts: At age 30, Kitt O’Malley moved in with her parents after treatment for debilitating depression resulted in psychotic mania [...]