And The Winner Is…

Ready. Set. Sail! Good news everyone, I have finally picked a winner for the Featured Blogger Contest! Believe me, it was a REAL CONTEST!! The entries dealt with stigma, suicide, depression, mania, anxiety, and family: all key issues in the mental health realm. I was amazed and happy for the thought-provoking and beautifully written and… More And The Winner Is…

My Body Changes

I took my pills. I took them reluctantly. I took them in spite. But I took them. And I’ll go ahead and try to keep taking them. I don’t want to but what you guys said is right. Those of you who commented or messaged/emailed me trying to talk some sense into me helped me… More My Body Changes

Over Bipolar Disorder

Ready. Set. Sail! *********UPDATE*********** I took my pills. I took them reluctantly. I took them in spite. But I took them. And I’ll go ahead and try to keep taking them. I don’t want to but what you guys said is right. Those of you who commented or messaged/emailed me trying to talk some sense… More Over Bipolar Disorder

Featured Blogger Contest

Ready. Set. Sail! Hello everyone. Welcome to another exciting edition of The Bipolar Compass!! I’m here basically to say thank you for everyone who shared and viewed and commented on my latest bpHope article. I just checked right now and that shizz went bananas! It’s been shared more than 1100 times on bpHope’s  Facebook alone!!! More… More Featured Blogger Contest

BpHope Post #9

Ready. Set. Sail! Well this whole week’s theme is about stigma. I’ve had two instances of stigma from two really good friends this week: Jan and The Dragon. Unfortunately, you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Not that I’m calling them bitches. I would never. Bitch is a bad word. So is fuck. So… More BpHope Post #9

When Life Is Difficult And Stigma Makes It Worse

Ready. Set. Sail! In my mind, the worst part of having bipolar disorder is the sense that you can’t accomplish anything. It’s that awful feeling when you make all these wonderful goals and tell yourself that you are going to be productive only to have anxiety and depression swallow you whole. Then you realize the… More When Life Is Difficult And Stigma Makes It Worse