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This is the second post of a 12-week series on How I Learned to Manage My Bipolar Illness by Cultivating a Healthy Lifestyle. My eating habits are not perfect, nor do I believe in the “perfect... Read Full Post
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          I used to remain silent about my mental illness. I let fear control whether I shared my story even as my heart urged me to speak up, to free myself of the heavy secret.... Read Full Post
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A life-saving film has been created. Dark Side of the Full Moon is a documentary about when motherhood meets mental health. Earlier this week, the production team sent me an early viewing code. I... Read Full Post
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This is the first of a 12-week series on How I Learned to Manage My Bipolar Illness by Cultivating a Healthy Lifestyle.   I became obsessed with doTERRA essential oils during the fall of 2013.... Read Full Post
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In less than 24 hours, we’ll close a chapter of our lives. We’ll kiss 2014 goodbye (or maybe bid it good riddance) and we’ll say hello to another year. I don’t know about you... Read Full Post
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There is so much darkness in our world today. The unthinkable tragedies we hear on the news are all around us. We are surrounded by the weight of the injustices that play out each and every day. But... Read Full Post
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This holiday season, while many will be celebrating with cocktails and carols, parties and presents, some might find themselves in the same place I was nine years ago on Christmas Day: a psych ward.... Read Full Post
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I have a confession to make. I haven’t had a blood Lithium level done in over a year. My psychiatrist has the patience of a saint, but at my last appointment she got a teeny bit irritated with... Read Full Post
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Photo Credit: Thomas Rousing Photography via Compfight cc   When I tell people I have bipolar disorder, I usually find myself explaining that I have Bipolar Type 1, since most people don’t... Read Full Post
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Summer Beach Trip, August 2014 Back when I started my blog three years ago, I guess I had the right idea when it came to choosing a name. It was me in that moment. I was a mom with bipolar, and I... Read Full Post

 
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