Tag Archives: Identity

What do you know, I was there all along

*TW: Although this a positive positive post, it makes graphic reference to past experience of overdose* I am reticent about sharing the good things. I’m more superstitious than I let on, and I constantly worry about jinxing my run of … Continue reading

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Bipolar – something I am? Or something I have?

This week I’ve been reading A Lifelong Journey: staying well with manic depression/bipolar disorder (it’s quite old now as it was published in 2005, but it remains in print for anyone interested). At the book’s heart is a collection of … Continue reading

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