Tag Archives: health

The shrink with the crinkly forehead

So I’m shopping for a psychologist — aka “talk therapist.” I already have my psychiatrist — aka meds doctor. She’s great, which shows I ought to stick things out longer than I usually do. Because initially I was oh-so skeptical. … Continue reading

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One toe in the pond

If it weren’t for others “coming out” and putting their “bipolar-ness” into words, I’m not sure I would have the courage to do the same. ¬†While I only have one toe in the “coming out” pond, I see myself taking … Continue reading

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Worth watching: “Of Two Minds”

So I forked over $3.99 to rent “Of Two Minds” at Amazon.com. I wasn’t about to actually buy the movie, award-winning or not (it is). I mean what if I didn’t relate to anyone in this documentary, what if they … Continue reading

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“Mommy’s brain works kinda funny”

Tell my kids I have bipoloar disorder? Nahhhh. When I first learned about all of this, the last thing on my very active mind was what I would tell our 6- and 12-year-old. It’s not like I have cancer. They … Continue reading

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Thunderstorms in the brain

I initially thought this blog would be rather chronological – you know, the events, in order, the ABC-123 of what has led up to this point. Not quite ready, however, to go there just yet. And its definitely a wee … Continue reading

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Ripping off the Band-aid, bipolar style

Disclaimer: I actually wrote this post back in July. So much has happened during the time I got the courage to hit the publish button. Stick with me while I ease into this and get you up to speed. Alright, … Continue reading

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