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11 Things: The Truth About Surviving Bipolar Disorder

Let’s get real for a moment. Living with bipolar disorder sucks. There’s no way to sugarcoat that fact. Occasionally there are positive aspects, like the manic days when you’re able to spring clean your whole house, but for the most part, every single day with the disease sucks. Surviving bipolar is a constant struggle. I’m not looking for sympathy with this post. No, instead, I want … Continue reading 11 Things: The Truth About Surviving Bipolar Disorder

Living with bipolar and chronic illness is a constant adventure. Sometimes events happen that throw you against the wall. Read on warrior's personal patient experience. | #bipolar #chronicillness #spoonies #mentalillness

Bipolar Musings: Chronic Illness Adventures and Running Into Walls

Hello, world. Today is one of those days. If you have a mental illness or live with chronic illness, you will know what I mean by that. For those of you that may not understand right away, I will attempt to use my bipolar brain to explain it meaningfully. This has been a tough week. Three doctors visits and too little sleep are the biggest … Continue reading Bipolar Musings: Chronic Illness Adventures and Running Into Walls

You want to be happy. Bipolar disorder, mental or chronic illness, and other situations can make that difficult. Changing your perspective can help. | #happy #happiness #bipolar #mentalillness #inspiration #motivation

How To Be Happier: Change Your Mental Illness Perspective

Everyone wants to be happy. For most people, it is one of their top goals. When you live with a mental illness like bipolar disorder, the quest for happiness seems that much harder. No one can wave a magic wand and make you happy. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if they could? Instead, happiness usually takes some work. You may be thinking, “Somedays I barely have the … Continue reading How To Be Happier: Change Your Mental Illness Perspective

It's hard to stay positive when you have a mental or other chronic illness. Gratitude can help. Read 15 inspirational quotes that will help you to cope. | #gratitude #chronicillness #bipolar #spoonie #mentalillness

Spotlight on Gratitude: 15 Inspiring Quotes Will Make You Stronger

Gratitude is a powerful tool. This is true for everyone, but especially essential for those dealing with chronic illness. Find the extra shot of strength you need from the following 15 inspirational quotes. Events in life are frequently overwhelming. When you throw chronic or mental illness into the mix, it can be downright unbearable. However, even when physical strength fails you, power can be regained … Continue reading Spotlight on Gratitude: 15 Inspiring Quotes Will Make You Stronger

Living with Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is a constant challenge, like getting on a roller coaster blindfolded. Read one patient's experience.

Familial Mediterranean Fever – A Day in the Life

Riding Roller Coasters Blindfolded Living with Familial Mediterranean Fever goes a little something like this: The day was well planned. Work, lunch with friends, then a little yard work. It was going to be a good and productive day. Then I woke up, and everything changed in an instant. Coping with Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is a constant roller coaster. Perhaps the worst part is … Continue reading Familial Mediterranean Fever – A Day in the Life