We Aren’t Lazy.

I would like to help people understand what mental illness does to those who suffer.  First of all, it is not a walk in the park.  It is not something we can just change at the snap of a finger.  We hold jobs we cannot keep, leaving gaps in employment, making it difficult to moveContinue reading “We Aren’t Lazy.”

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Dual Diagnosis.

“Bipolar I Disorder is an illness in which people have experienced one or more episodes of mania. Most people diagnosed with bipolar I will have episodes of both mania and depression, though an episode of depression is not necessary for a diagnosis. To be diagnosed with bipolar I, a person’s manic episodes must last at leastContinue reading “Dual Diagnosis.”

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Famiglia and My Dad.

Famiglia is Italian for family, and I am proud to be of that heritage.  I have the greatest family one could ever ask for, something not a lot of people have.  I consider myself blessed, especially with how much I put them through growing up, while dealing with undiagnosed to diagnosed Bipolar Disorder along withContinue reading “Famiglia and My Dad.”

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Our Truth.

This isn’t a cry for help it’s more of a lesson. Having a mood disorder, a fucking terrible one at that is exhausting. This has caused me to be completely empathetic towards anyone suffering. I get it. I understand your pain. There is no cure and our meds only make it more tolerable. There isContinue reading “Our Truth.”

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The Blame Game.

This post pertains to Bipolar individuals and the general public as well, sometimes we need some insight. Some people live miserably because life isn’t what they initially thought it would be like when they were still growing up.  Some people blame their setbacks on the universe and everyone they’ve been close with.  They tend toContinue reading “The Blame Game.”

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