Surviving Bipolar – Sharing My Story

Surviving Bipolar is a weekly post that shines a spotlight on some of the highs and lows of a life lived with Bipolar Disorder. Click on a title to read the post.

Make a Contract With Yourself to Keep Living

Do no-suicide contracts work? They did for this man. If you are struggling with thoughts of ending it all, get help now. Resources are available in this post.

The Journey Begins – Part 1

Why share my personal Bipolar story? There are several reasons. Read the post for details.

How My Blog Came to Life – Part 2

Some good had to come from having Bipolar. In time, a blog was born. Read that story in this post.

Are Repressed Memories Real? – Part 3

Are repressed memories real? Read the story of what it was like when unwanted memories started to resurface.

When You Feel You Need to Run Away From It All – Part 4

With hopes of increasing understanding about living with Bipolar Disorder, the blog writer at Speaking Bipolar shares his personal story of surviving the condition. The experience provides hope for recovery and shows that things can get better.

If You Ignore It, Does Mental Illness Go Away? (Patient Story) – Part 5

Does mental illness go away? If you ignore it, will it disappear? Read an important lesson from an author with Bipolar Disorder and what he experienced.