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Writings from the Mother of Bipolar Bandit Part 4: How I deal with her Manic Episodes

Michelle has asked me to write about some times she was manic and how her dad and I had to bail her out. She said that there were so many that I could break them up.  I try to forget … Continue reading

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My Pledge to Blog for Mental Health 2014

You may have noticed a logo on the right hand side of my page.  This means that I have ““pledged my commitment to the Blog for Mental Health 2014 Project. I will blog about mental health topics not only for … Continue reading

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Tips For People with Bipolar Disorder To Get Through Thanksgiving and the Holidays

T= Decorating, Cooking, Shopping, Going to parties, and getting prepared to see family might trigger a mood swing. Be aware of this and try not to get overwhelmed. Take breaks and don’t feel like you have to do everything. H= … Continue reading

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Manic Depression(Bipolar Disorder) Symptoms in an Acronym

Bipolar Disorder was once called Manic Depression. This is an acronym describing manic depression. It includes many of the symptoms related to bipolar disorder/manic depression. in

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25 Mental Health Quotes that Inspire (#5)

          I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. ~Patrick Henry If you’re doing your best, you don’t have time to worry about failure. ~Unknown When in doubt, take the … Continue reading

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45 Mental Health Quotes that Inspire (#4)

       QUOTES: Forget yesterday. It has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow. You haven’t met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift: today  ~Steve Maraboli The past should be a springboard not a … Continue reading

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My Mom’s and My Recollection of my First Manic Episode

My Recollection: Starting at the age of 13, I started getting depressed for no reason for about two weeks at a time.  I saw a psychiatrist and was in a group with other teenagers who were having difficulty.  I was … Continue reading

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