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Linea Patient Expert

Seattle, Washington
My name is Linea. I live in Seattle, WA. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder just about five years ago and have been working to keep myself healthy and spread awareness for those that can't do so themselves. I have written a book with my mom on the subject and it will be published in 2012 by... Full Bio
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a found lost by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder i found a rather eerie picture of myself at 19. it appeared through an email from a past internet self. i feel that the look in my eyes can only truly be described ... Read on »
A Ledge to Rest On by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder He said I’m standing on a ledge.             He said it’s like I’m climbing up from the depths of hell on a hot metal ladder trying to reach the top unti ... Read on »
A Little Poem by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder We say that some are mad. In fact if we have all the words and we make madness mean the way they act then they as all of us can see are surely mad. And then aga ... Read on »
a movement towards plastic couch covers... by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder i cannot express my excitement for the life that is soon coming into this world. how to concentrate when my sister is in the hospital d ... Read on »
Advice from Dr. Manhattan by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Given that I have been continuously trying to calm down through my techniques of self-care (yoga, lake-sitting, etc.), I am frustrated that I still find myself freaking out ... Read on »
Advice from Dr. Manhattan... by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Given that I have been continuously trying to calm down through my techniques of self-care (yoga, lake-sitting, etc.), I am frustrated that I still find myself freaking ou ... Read on »
Advocacy by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Just posted a new blog on Advocacy on the BringChange2Mind blog . Hope you find it interesting and/or inspiring. Have a wonderful Monday! Read on »
Again by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Found a beautiful poem by Tino Villanueva in the wonderful poetry book, Living in Storms: contemporary poetry and the moods of manic-depression edited by Thom Schramm. This ... Read on »
an attempt to reconnect by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I have been feeling extremely overwhelmed lately. I find it funny that I always wonder where the stress or anxiety comes from, when all I have to do is consult anyone I k ... Read on »
beach and snow by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder two weeks ago... o ... Read on »
Birthday by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder   Still trying to convince myself growing up is a good thing.I just like the cake. Read on »
Bombs and Feathers by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder on a day of sun and joy and plenty of free boyfriend time we decided to take an adventure, so we moseyed on down to the SLUT (or the seattle trolly thing whose initials ar ... Read on »
Creation and the Lamictal High by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Sleepwalkers   -Barbara Einzig-   The moon rises, a vengeance on anguish, on my own arrogant privacy. The hands of sleepwalkers, of ... Read on »
decided to give myself a break by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder now the next question is, what should I do first? a bath? a book? yoga? meditation? what about yoga, bath/book, meditation. sometimes its good to let yourself just be ... Read on »
Desolate decay by Linea Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder There is something within me that really loves things that are falling apart.Sometimes decay can be so beautiful. Read on »