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Of-Two-Minds about it

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When last I posted on this site...

I had just quit my teaching job of nine years. It has been a month now and I have been told: 1) No, I can't get SS Disability because I have not payed into Social Security for the past nine years. No, I can't get disability through my state retirement because I quit my job. No, I can't substitute teach in my district because I quit my job right... Read moreChevron
posted 09/15/2014, comments (0)|
Of-Two-Minds about it

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Where are all the Community Members?

I've noticed that very few members share on this site anymore; have they all left and gone to different sites? Are they just taking a break? If you are a member of this site and still check in on occasion, could you send a comment and say hi? Thanks, Jen.
posted 09/15/2014, comments (0)|
John McManamy

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Analyzing Kay Jamison: What to Shoot for in Writing Your Bipolar Memoir

Last week, I posted a piece that offered pointers on writing a bipolar memoir. Let’s continue the discussion by analyzing your competition. I have selected two wholly different memoirs, one a celebrated classic, the other far more modest.      An Unquiet Mind by Kay Jamison     This memoir sets the standard on so... Read moreChevron
posted 09/14/2014, comments (0)|
GabeHoward29

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How I Live Bold

My name is Gabe Howard and I live bold every day with bipolar and anxiety disorders. That phrase, along with the hashtag #voteforgabe, became my rallying cry for the three weeks voting was open in Health Central’s Live Bold contest . . .   . . . a contest I had no intention of entering.   I didn’t intend to enter the Live... Read moreChevron
posted 09/12/2014, comments (0)|
John McManamy

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Writing Your Bipolar Memoir: A Few Pointers

This is a short piece on memoir-writing. The curse of our illness seems to confer the blessing of turning us into amazingly good writers, and I have certainly seen an abundance of evidence of that in your posts and comments here on HealthCentral.   I know a lot of you have thought about writing your memoirs. Following are some pointers, which... Read moreChevron
posted 09/09/2014, comments (0)|

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