Monthly Archives: August 2013

Was I an Advocate or a Person with Bipolar Disorder First?

At the age of 13, I was most likely like many teenagers at that time. I wanted Nike sneakers and Jordache jeans. I had a group of friends that I liked to do things with. I cared about my grades … Continue reading

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Golf, Bipolar Disorder and Me

I went to a show last night where a famous golfer told his story. His presentation was very entertaining, engaging, and funny. There were over 800 people in attendance. ┬áThe golfer had a very successful career that included more than … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Issue? Make Your Politicians Accountable!

I write letters to people with influence as an advocate for people with mental illness. It can be very discouraging. I have been doing this for 25 years since I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. After seeing the way people … Continue reading

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