Tag Archives: Stigma

Bipolar Whispers is 1

I have been blogging here for a year. A whole year. I started Bipolar Whispers in a manic phase.  A time when I was full of possibility.  Another grand idea was formed because of mania. A time when my ability … Continue reading

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Being a Mother with mental illness (Part 3 – Final)

So far in these posts I have talked about how I hated the thought of being a mother with mental illness, how it made me feel, how I thought I was hurting my family by having a mental illness. But … Continue reading

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You Say……But I know

You say I am defective…… But I know I work fine. You say I am broken…… But I know I am healed. You say I am afraid…… But I know I am cautious. You say I am confused…… But I … Continue reading

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Empowered (Language warning)

Tonight I am empowered.  It did not start off that way, but it has gotten that way pretty quickly.  It actually started with some hurt, some deep hurt within myself, one that I felt should not have been there.  But … Continue reading

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Looking back

I have spent a huge amount of my life pretending everything was fine.  But the truth was: I was barely holding it all together.  Using glue to hold the pieces in place.  Plastering on a fake smile and going about … Continue reading

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The Invisible Elephant

There is this elephant in the room, shes been there for years. She is an invisible elephant – no one can see her, but we all know she is there.  She lives inside the walls of our home.  She is … Continue reading

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