Balancing a career and bipolar disorder can present several personal and professional challenges. Patients must carefully consider whether to disclose their depression status to their co-workers and managers.
As I wrote about in Shock & Anxiety last month, this has been a brutal year physically. And as if all that hadn't been enough, I spend ten days in the middle of this month with excruciating pain in my knees that turned out to be bursitis. Physical ailments have increased the pressure on me to keep up with my job responsibilities. I work…