A few weeks ago, I had the honor of attending a conference that brought together some of the brightest leaders and entrepreneurial minds in the world- all under age 30. A well renowned and established institution hosted the week-long event that featured continuous networking opportunities, panels, speakers, and of course an open bar. Overall it […]Read More Diversity Includes Disability
By definition, “Bipolarization” describes something that is either characterized by having two extremes, or it is something that is found at two different extremes. Living with Bipolar Disorder means living with more than just the symptoms. It is existing in two extremes on a day to day basis; from the way in which society portrays us […]Read More Why Bipolarization?
Being mediated is one thing however, being stable on medication is a whole other animal. The first time I took medication for mental illness, I was around 12 or 13. I had spent years diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and at around the time I reached puberty it has blossomed into depression. I was a […]Read More Getting Diagnosed & Medicated
I kept my diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder Type I as my most closely guarded secret for years. Knowing about my diagnosis was strictly on a need to know basis. I did everything in my power to hide it from boyfriends, roommates, and extended family members until about a year ago. I made up lies […]Read More Why I Started This Blog