From Broken-down to Buddha

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Nine years ago, my life was in shambles.  I had been kicked out of my parents house and had to live in residential housing for those with mental illness.  It was a terrible situation, living with people much sicker than I was, and much older, too.  While I wanted to go out and enjoy life, […]

BORN THIS WAY (Bipolar and Loving Myself)

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“I’m beautiful in my way, ’cause God makes no mistakes. I’m on the right track, baby, I was BORN THIS WAY….” Lady Gaga. I was born with the genetic proclivity to have a mental illness.  I learned this the very first day that I was diagnosed bipolar.  I was told that bipolar disorder is a […]

Bipolar and Blessed (a thank you)

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Today, I am so filled with appreciation for an event that happened yesterday.  I posted the following on my facebook page last night:“I got asked today why I’m ok sharing about my bipolar disorder on Facebook for all the world to see.  Well, here’s my answer.  It’s not easy.  It’s not going to win me […]