Tag Archives: Hypomania

Placebo

We called him Dr. Julius, he was our family physician for life. He delivered my mother’s six babies,¬†watched us grow, made house calls. He attended every family celebration, baptisms to weddings. He also¬†authorized ECT treatments, saw Mom through severe depression … Continue reading

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Blue

It is the first art print I ever purchased. You can’t really count the psychedelic black light posters that decorated my dorm room. This one graced the walls of our newlywed apartment. The bedding was blue, so it made sense … Continue reading

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Open Tabs

“Warn me when I attempt to close multiple tabs.” It’s a friendly reminder at the top of your laptop screen. It’s a metaphor for those living with bipolar disorder. My earliest experience with the illness was at 6 yrs. of … Continue reading

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