Recovery, It’s More Than A Word

As a mental health blogger and a person living with mental illness, I often use the word recovery. In fact, In my quest to educate the world, I am very open about my illness, but I’m also quick to let people know that I’m living well. In other words, I tell people that I’m a person in recovery. [...]

By |2017-10-12T10:55:58-04:00October 12th, 2017|Advocacy, Mental Illness|Comments Off on Recovery, It’s More Than A Word

Mental Illness + Peer Support Group = Positivity?

Postive Peer Support As someone who lives with bipolar disorder and often feels disconnected from the “real” world, it’s no surprise I’ve spent a lot of time in online peer support groups. All of this was long before I reached My recovery, became a writer, or even heard the term “peer support.” For me, it was simply [...]

By |2017-09-25T06:17:43-04:00September 25th, 2017|Advocacy, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Mental Illness, Peer Support, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mental Illness + Peer Support Group = Positivity?

For Loving Me, Despite My Bipolar Disorder, Thank You

This article is dedicated to my wife, Kendall. She loves all of me – bipolar disorder included. She and I will be married three years on August 22, 2015. She knew on our first date that I was living with mental illness and she showed up anyway. Call it a romantic story, [...]

By |2017-03-12T21:56:48-04:00March 12th, 2017|Bipolar Disorder, Relationships|Comments Off on For Loving Me, Despite My Bipolar Disorder, Thank You