R.I.P Carrie Fisher — Just Plain Ol’ Vic

Her role as Princess Leia is iconic and has earned her a place in cinema and pop culture. However many people seem to forget that she struggled with mental illness (Bipolar Disorder) and became an advocate for those that also suffer. You will be missed but your voice will always be heard when someone is […]…

Medication Trials Part I

A little over 4 weeks ago, after much consideration, I decided to stop taking my mood stabilizers.  I discussed it with my doctor and although he didn’t encourage my decision to get off of my meds, he understood where I was coming from and coached me through the process to ensure my safety.  I’ve kept…

Bipolar Medication Battles

Before I was diagnosed with Bipolar, I only knew one person that had Bipolar.  She would go on and off of her medication and it would cause a lot of problems for both her and her loved ones.  I couldn’t understand why she wouldn’t stay on her medication.  It made no sense to me.  If…

Return of the Owl

For years, I’ve searched the Internet for information on BiPolar.  Studies, documentaries, Vlogs, Blogs, you name it.  There isn’t as much information out there as one would imagine.  I mean, when nearly 3% of the population have a diagnosis of Bipolar, you’d think there would be YouTube videos with tens of thousands of hits.  Unfortunately,…

The Monster of Don’t Try

My thoughts are scratching at the door they need to be let out You might let me run around But I will only shout   Cuz there would be a leash now and there would be a fence To hold me here in place now I’m certain, I’m not dense So If I dig a…