Our son Kyle has left us, he was killed today in an accident in our home. He was 24 years old.
While Kyle suffered terribly at times, he also lived life to the fullest, and loved more deeply than words could describe. My wife used to say, "he was a unicorn in a stable of thoroughbreds."
I'm going to miss you... Read more
Seven years ago I began blogging. First to document my son’s struggles, then to
help me deal with mine.
Blogging for me has filled many needs. I started off looking for answers, hoping
others could share insight on what my son, and then I, was experiencing. While looking for answers, I discovered the
therapeutic... Read more
I’m still around, even though I’ve only been able to manage one post in the last 2 months. BipolarConnect has published a few of my older posts, so I appreciate them not allowing me to fade completely away. It's been 2 months, and I continue to experience a debilitating mania. But debilitating in ways... Read more
Just a quick post today to say I'm still kicking.Recovering from a nasty episode of mania. I've never been hospitalized for bipolar disorder, but I probably should have gone on this one. I was in pretty bad shape. For me, as I've written before, the criteria for true mania (as opposed to hypomania) is psychosis, or... Read more
It seems like I'm always whining about something, doesn't it? I'm actually a very positive person, but when writing it's like opening the vault. All the stuff I've been holding inside comes to the surface. That's a very good thing - for me. But thinking back, a lot of my shareposts have been negative in nature. I try... Read more