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A Temporary Detour 

I started this blog about my journey through bipolar 1 disorder. However, my eating problems have overwhelmingly emerged and taken so much control of my life. 176 more words

This is Recovery

I know I am in recovery because I brush my teeth and shower regularly. Because I want to.

Because getting dressed isn’t draining. Because talking to other people is easier and even fun most of the time. 179 more words

That's not on my list 

Ah, to-do lists, schedules, calendars, productivity apps and articles. The world loves to make these chores look pretty in colorful notebooks or user-friendly apps. I’m writing this as my brain is scrambled so I apologize. 391 more words

I Reckon, It Was My Reckoning

PLEASE NOTE: BnB has 190 posts. I doubt you’re going to rummage around in the basement of my blog, so I’ve decided to bring a handful of posts forward and mention why these are some of my favorites. 1,614 more words
Mental Illness

Second Day

So today is the second full day of residency.  Yesterday was mighty busy, and it’s only going to get busier here on out.   I’ll try to sum it all up but may leave something out. 338 more words

Bipolar Disorder

Disclosure with Mental Illness

I was sitting in my job interview for an adjunct teaching position at Hinds Community College in Pearl, Mississippi. I was very excited to be there, for it was going to be my first attempt to work since I had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2006. 543 more words

Defying Shadows