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bipolar chick

Raleigh, North Carolina
I am many things. Personally: wife, mother, daughter, friend.  Professionally: writer, speaker, web creator, blogger.  Health wise:  I am diabetic, a migraine sufferer and I AM  BIPOLAR. None of these things are enough on their own to describe me.  I am not simply one... Full Bio
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A Bipolar Vacation by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder When I scream do you listen or do you just hear Do you know that it’s panic, anxiety, fear When depression attacks, leaves me deep in the well Do you know that ... Read on »
A Death is Coming to the Family by bipolar chick 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder My uncle is dying. Early last summer we found out that cancer had once again infiltrated our family. I called him when I heard the news, he was surprised – I hadn’t spok ... Read on »
A Joyful Noise by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Do you remember when you were a kid and you could play without reservations?  When you still recognized your own sound and the rhythm of your body?  And without a second ... Read on »
A Year and A Day by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Why a year and a day? Historically, this time period was once considered an accurate representation of a significant amount of time. In England, the period was the ... Read on »
A Year and A Day by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Why a year and a day? Historically, this time period was once considered an accurate representation of a significant amount of time. In England, the period was the amo ... Read on »
BP1, BP2, Cyclothymia? Which Way Do You Swing? by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Your moods have been swinging back and forth, driving you (pardon the expression) crazy. You go to the doctor seeking answers. After lots of questions and possibly tests ... Read on »
Cinderella, Back to Blogging! by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I’ve been waiting for “Someday” – But I wait no more because TODAY is my “Someday” and it’s time to get started! I’ve ignored blogging lately. It’s not that I haven’t ... Read on »
Does Depression Lurk Amidst the Sounds of Silence by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I found silence today in the form of extra sleep.  I sleep a lot sometimes but this was a conscious response to my tired brain and weary body.  I said nothing to the famil ... Read on »
Great Productivity and then BAM, Exhaustion by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder The last couple of weeks have been very busy for me.  I’ve taken care of stuff around the house that had been ignored while I was recovering from the tonsilectomy.  I si ... Read on »
I need your help by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Did you know that over 50% of Depression suffers will NOT seek treatment because of the stigma surrounding mental illness? During any given year there are 5.7 million peo ... Read on »
I’ve Got Your Crazy by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Quiet and sneaky you crawled out of my heart At times I can’t tell where I end and you start When I am strong – you are weak, hard to see But when you take ... Read on »
Just Not My Season by bipolar chick 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder How is it that my aloneness can turn a regular day into a cold, murky place where it rains with no wind and I can’t put a coherent thought together?  I’m uncomfortable in ... Read on »
Living Your Legend by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Find more photos like this on Cosmic Cowgirls University Read on »
My Bipolar Brain and Jackson Pollock by bipolar chick 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder For me, one of the hardest parts of having Bipolar Disorder is trying to hold on to the unrelenting chaos that thrashes about wildly, frantic to escape my head during an epi ... Read on »
My new blog - La Bella Pazza by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Raison d’etra (reason for being) This blog will serve as a witness to my continued journey towards overall wellness.  Food, proper nutrition, exercise, calories and ... Read on »
The Ride by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder It’s not just a relapse, it’s déjà vu Suicidal again, too dark to be blue Dreams jumbled in nightmares, or no sleep at all Standing right on the edge, try ... Read on »
The Snake Pit of Shame by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder (I don’t know why I wrote this – it just sort of wrote itself) The snake pit of shame is where I retreat after my manic brain releases me from its clutches.  Most cer ... Read on »
Unlocking the Last Closed Door by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Happy New Year!  May 2010 be even better than 2009. I am once again stepping onto the path towards the last locked door.  I will travel through the maze of my mental i ... Read on »
Weird Triggers by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I have some weird triggers.  They are small occurrences that send me over the edge and can lead me down a dark path of anger, anxiety, and guilt very quickly.  This may ... Read on »
Weird Triggers by bipolar chick Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I have some weird triggers.  They are small occurrences that send me over the edge and can lead me down a dark path of anger, anxiety, and guilt very quickly.  This may or m ... Read on »