Six remarkable guests have agreed to share their unique snapshots of Living with Bipolar Affective Disorder.
Purpose and Meet the Authors
- To educate and share the often misunderstood portrayal of Bipolar Affective Disorder in people by providing readily available, easily digestible resources.
- Increase our knowledge and provide an opportunity to reduce stigma, discrimination, judgement and ignorance.
- Find acceptance for those experiencing life in a way separate to ourselves – with new found knowledge.
- Allow current individuals with Bipolar to appreciate they are truly not alone.
Opening the week with an introduction is the incredibly talented H. A regular contributor to online and offline forums and communities, H is a wonderful writer, full of creativity and tenacity, and who also happens to live with Bipolar Affective Disorder. (See: Living with Bipolar Affective Disorder – Day 1)
Tabitha Clark is a 28 year old lady with Bipolar 2 among others, which create for a number of associated psychological AND physical symptoms to accompany the domestic trauma she and her family have suffered. (See: Living with Bipolar Affective Disorder – Day 2)
Lynn Browning shares the pain she is challenged with due in part to those who carelessly discriminate; demonstrating ignorance and stigmatising judgement of others. Despite Lynn volunteering in a shop to help others less fortunate, she wonders if she can return… (See: Living with Bipolar Affective Disorder – Day 3)
Chantelle shares how, with the crucial support of her husband, she tackled managing Bipolar without the full medication regime. A powerful account follows around how she copes, to what extent, and the highs and lows associated with her Bipolar condition. (See: Living with Bipolar Affective Disorder – Day 4)
Kevin E. Cranston provides a powerful, almost poetic resume of his life, living with Bipolar. He invites the reader to judge for themselves any comparisons to what he may experience. He shares of his pain exiting his dreams to begin the day, and the battle to overcome the visits he receives from depression. Kevin also finds solace, such is his determination. (See: Living with Bipolar Affective Disorder – Day 5)
Eva closes this incredible week of candid submissions with one of her own. Eva is as passionate, if not more so than me to help reinforce the positives for those who live with Bipolar. Bipolar is a condition that lives within an individual. It is not the individual! (See: Living with Bipolar Affective Disorder – Day 6)
This is a unique opportunity to learn, in probably just 10 minutes of reading, what others may never know and appreciate. Please honour the courage of those who not only live with such challenging conditions, but who have elected to share their most intimate snapshots of ©Living with… Bipolar Affective Disorder and share in this remarkable project.
If you’d like to guest post for the other subjects, do write and let me know.