What does it mean to have bipolar disorder?
I was diagnosed with Bipolar I in college. After a clear manic episode while going to Temple University, a psychiatrist working on the campus prescribed me a mood stabilizer, along with the depression and anti-anxiety medications I was already taking.
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
I don’t know how this war started
but I know its ultimate end –
blood feud over pieces of land,
lustful for riches in the sand,
exploitation of earth,
mass machines churning
in desolate fields –
“Let’s be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading.” – Lena Dunham
Clouds of fire, mountains of mystery.
(Original photo by Zoltan Tasi on Unsplash – edited by Nick Pipitone)
“Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.” – Carrie Fisher
“Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” ― Allen Ginsberg