You survived. Social Media Celebrations Social media feeds are filled with end-of-the-school-year photos of smiling students holding awards, graduating, sharing their A’s and B’s with the world, and other joyous moments that come along with making it through another academic year. Celebrating the Others This is for the others…whose biggest achievement was actually making it through the… Read More Another school year done, thank goodness.
Friendships are hard for a bipolar, anxiety-ridden introvert. Other than my years of being bullied, friendships were good overall. By 11th grade…and college…and early years of my career, friends were sprinkled throughout. Not many, but enough. None lasted, although I thought they would. As much as I tried to keep them near, they drifted further… Read More Outing My Bipolar Self
…grab your umbrella I know my limits. They strike more quickly than others’. My energy is depleted by the end of the work day, and my time at home is then wasted. I say wasted because I want to be productive around the house: do the laundry, help make dinner, clean, play board games with the family,… Read More When Depression Begins to Sprinkle