“I know I have to be careful because there is something self-destructive within me.”
“You are not your illness.
You have an individual story to tell.
You have a name, a history, a personality.
Staying yourself is part of the battle.” ~ Julian Seifter
“Bipolar disorder can be a great teacher. It’s a challenge, but it can set you up to be able to do almost anything else in your life.” -CF
“Which of my feelings are real? Which of the me’s is me? The wild, impulsive, chaotic, energetic, and crazy one? The shy, withdrawn, desperate, suicidal, doomed, and tired one? Probably a bit of both, hopefully much that is neither.” -KRJ
“If my revelation of having bipolar II has encouraged one person to seek help, then it is worth it. There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help.??