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My circle of friends

My circle of friends

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming memoir, BrainStorm: From Broken to Blessed on the Bipolar Spectrum. I am lucky to have fiercely loyal friends. Joe says I’m the only person he knows who hasn’t lost a friend since kindergarten. A friend who is an...
So You think you might have a Bipolar brain? Now what?

So You think you might have a Bipolar brain? Now what?

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming memoir, BrainStorm: From Broken to Blessed on the Bipolar Spectrum. Like I did for so many years before my correct diagnosis and treatment, you may feel hopeless, discouraged, cynical. This makes total sense! You’ve tried...
Uncontrollable Depression: Death Was at my Door

Uncontrollable Depression: Death Was at my Door

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming memoir, BrainStorm: From Bruised to Blessed on the Bipolar Spectrum. It sounds melodramatic, but here’s the truth: Death was at my door hour by hour. I was in the throws of an uncontrollable depression, unable to get out of...
Bipolar II is hard to diagnose

Bipolar II is hard to diagnose

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming memoir, BrainStorm: From Bruised to Blessed on the Bipolar Spectrum. I have an anomaly in my DNA, an accident of genetics that I now know is Bipolar II or “soft bipolar.” Ninety percent of the time, Bipolar II is hard to...