*opens door at night & floods room with light every few minutes* You should try to sleep more!
"...People walk on their tippy toes not to say anything cruel to you and everything that's been going on." At first, when you made ignorant statements about my bipolar disorder, I let it slide. I tried to justify it by saying that you didn't have the background knowledge regarding what it really means to be [...]
Since my sophomore year of college, I have been dealing with bipolar depression and mania. These symptoms and episodes have a way of becoming all-consuming. I've written 2 letters, one to mania and one to depression, to show just how these "friends" of mine have impacted me these past few years. Dear Mania, [...]
At UNC, I took a Rethink Psychiatric Illness training on mental illnesses and how stigma impacts those with mental health conditions. When I went through the training, I honestly didn't see what the big deal was with some of the phrases they stated should be off limits. What... no one should use the terms "crazy" [...]