Monthly Archives: August 2012

Depression Tips by a Person who Suffers from Depression due to Bipolar Disorder

If you are reading this because you are currently depressed, I want you to know it WILL get better.  Please do not ever give up hope.  If you are having any thoughts of hurting yourself, please tell someone you trust, … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on the Empire State Building Shooting

As I hear about the unfortunate news of the shooting at The #Empire State Building, I have to wonder was #Jeffrey Johnson, the person who did the shooting mentally ill?  It saddens me that this is thought of by many … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder Acronym

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Things I’ve Done While Manic by Bipolar Bandit

                                                  Things I’ve Done While Manic by MichelleLH I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when I was … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder Defined by a Person with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder was once known as manic depression.  It’s caused by a chemical imbalance. It is roller coaster of highs and lows. The highs being mania and the lows being depression.  Most people have experienced highs and lows in life, … Continue reading

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Bipolar Bandit’s Story

My Story             (For a more detailed version of my story: Bipolar Bandit’s Story More Detailed) My name is Michelle Clark and I started suffering from severe depression at the age of 13.  I would just cry … Continue reading

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Famous People with Bipolar Disorder

Famous People with Bipolar Disorder  This is a compilation of several lists I found online. Since I wrote this blog, I have discovered a lot more that are not listed. However, they can be found on Pinterest with the rest … Continue reading

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Helpful Things You Can Do When you are Manic

Things to Do When you are Manic 1. Make sure you take your medications  as prescribed. 2. Call your doctor and see if there is anything else you can be doing. 3. Make sure you get sleep every night. 4. … Continue reading

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The Stigma of the Mentally Ill is Hurting America

Please note: This was my first attempt at writing a blog.  I have since learned that I should back the things I said up with more facts. I plan to do this sometime in the near future.  What are your … Continue reading

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