About

Hello. My name is Cat, and I am a 20-year-old diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Reading and writing became my solace during the darkest times in my life: the times when my journal seemed to be my only friend, the times when my jaw forgot how to make sounds, and my mind failed to form relationships with others. I decided to post my journals on a personal blog, both as a way of releasing my emotions and as a way to continue the mental illness conversation. Through writing out my experiences, I hope to provide hope—even the teeniest tiniest amount, even to only one person—because one cannot survive without hope. Hope is the genesis of recovery. Hope inspires hope. Thank you.

Recent resources spreading the knowledge:

  • Disney-Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’
  • ‘Law and Order: SVU’ Heightened Emotions: Season 18, Episode 4
  • ’13 Reasons Why’ novel and Netflix series
  • Fox Sports teams up with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) for May 2017: Mental Health Month

 

http://www.selfgrowth.com

6 thoughts on “About

  1. You write well, and it’s surprising considering the chaos at times. I’m in the know about bipolar (2). You’ve described it concisely. We have to sacrifice a lot, but it’s worth it to be well.

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  2. Hello. Because you are so awesome, I nominated you for the Mystery Blog Award. I love your blog. It is so well written, beautiful and inspiring. You have a beautiful writing style. I hope you will accept the nomination and participate in the fun. I look forward to reading your answers to my questions and learning more about you. If you are interested in accepting this award and particiapting, the information is at https://myloudbipolarwhispers.com/2017/07/24/yay-i-was-nominated-for-the-mystery-blogger-award/ Thank you for sharing your journey. May your life overflow with blessings always and forever. Love and hugs. Sue

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