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Category: Bipolar Disorder

A Happy Bipolar Ending»

Part two in a three-part series of posts about Bipolar Disorder. Can bipolars really have happy endings? The answer is yes — it really all depends on you. The old saying, “What you put into it is what you get…

My Experience with Bipolar 1 Disorder»

Part one in a three-part series of posts about Bipolar Disorder. When I first started to write about my experiences, I thought it would be easy. I would write down what my symptoms were like, describe some instances in my…

What is Bipolar Really Like?»

All three types of bipolar disorder involve clear changes in mood, energy, and activity levels. Moods range from periods of extremely “up,” elated, irritable, or energized behavior (known as manic episodes) to very “down,” sad, indifferent, or hopeless periods.