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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...
Bipolar Lurks Under the Surface Threatening All

Bipolar Lurks Under the Surface Threatening All

Bipolar Lurks Under the Surface Threatening All The first time bipolar almost killed me was long before I knew I had bipolar. Living with it, surviving it, would become one of the greatest challenges in my life as it is for millions of others every day. That time, way...