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Mom, Interrupted

California 91601
I am a Bipolar Survivor of over ten years. I am a huge advocate for treatment that is as unique as the individual being treated. I don't believe in one cure for all, or that one can generalize anything as being good or bad for everyone. I am a surviving mother of two teenagers. Two more unique... Full Bio
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Bipolar Rage Reduction and Making Mindful Minutes by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Often we hear folks talk about anger that can happen in a quick minute.  The quick flick of a switch that triggers those who are quick to anger.    Some may refer to this a ... Read on »
Bipolar Disorder and Homeland by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder The infectious effect the media and other misrepresentation and hyperbole about Bipolar Disorder has made this the illness de'jour.  This allows a generic misguided repr ... Read on »
Bipolar Disorder in Order, No Meds by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Over a decade ago I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder.  Right here on Mercurial Mind Bipolar Blog you can read over six years of accounts of my trials and tribulations, a ... Read on »
Best Bipolar Blog of 2012 by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Mercurial Mind Bipolar Blog has been named one of the Best Bipolar Blogs of 2012 by Healthline.com.  Thank you to Leah Snyder and Healthline.com for this recognition and in ... Read on »
Bipolar Hope by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I was given a bipolar diagnosis over twelve years ago.  About a year ago, my doctor asked me this somewhat harsh question, "Why is this diagnosis working for me?" This ... Read on »
Can your diagnosis actually prevent you from getting a divorce?...Yep. by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder What powers do you give up with a mental health diagnosis? This Mercurial Mind has been challenged with making a 'sound mind' legal decision... I am being challenged ... Read on »
Brain Maps by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Brain maps help me pave my way.  I sometimes have to sit and pause to determine which path is the right one.  It helps to look back on those gnarly treacherous ones I have ... Read on »
Bipolar Rage and Meditation, Let's Breathe by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Rage is a scary topic for some.  It use to be scary for me. The ability to clear my mind and release stress and negative energy is the most powerful tool I hav ... Read on »
Bipolar Mom by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder The amount of Bipolar Disorder information available is wide and plenty. The amount of information for a child with a Bipolar Mom or a Bipolar Dad is not very plentiful. ... Read on »
Is There Be A Cure For Bipolar Disorder? by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Is there a cure for Bipolar Disorder? Is there a cure for Diabetes, High-Blood Pressure, Anxiety, Arthritis, Head Aches, Migraines, Insomnia, Hypoglycemia, Lupus, Fibr ... Read on »
Creativity, energy, and ideas sans mania. by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I have energy, I am healthy, I am serene, I welcome my creative mind and allow my thoughts and ideas to flourish.Manic? No, healthy mind, body, spirit. Mania? No, just wo ... Read on »
Validation by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder The need for validation can inhibit so many wants, needs, and desires. It stunts our growth, confidence, and worth. Today I choose self validation and trust my own wi ... Read on »
Sleep, sleep, sleep. by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Sleep was at the forefront of my health plan for ten years. Nightly I prioritized my sleep. I know how fast my health can deteriorate without good sleep. Over the pa ... Read on »
Bipolar Rage Part II by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Rage I write about my experiences as this is how I learn best.  It took me a while to figure this out, and then it took me even longer to actually consciousl ... Read on »
Put One Task In Front Of The Other by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder ...and soon you'll be waking out the door. Or, maybe I won't. The positive: Many ideas and tasks can be thought of and worked out consciously. The negativ ... Read on »
Ten Minutes Off by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I have heard something like the following for twenty years or more Take a minute.  Relax.  Count to ten.  Come back to this project/subject later.  Just breathe.  Take t ... Read on »
Cognition by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder cog ni tion  |ˌkägˈniSHən| noun the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses • a result of this; a perc ... Read on »
Proving Exercise Provides Increase In Brain Function by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I have learned over the years what some have known for a long time. I can not begin to heal myself emotionally, mentally or physically, until I am as healthy as I can be. ... Read on »
New Insights to Mental Illness and Early Exposure to Anxiety by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder New Insights into Mental Illness- DailyRX.Com Psychiatric treatments include medications and therapy "Psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety and ... Read on »
Mindful Mind by Mom, Interrupted Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Classical Music  Mindful Mind Present Peace -Mom, Interrupted Read on »