I was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder in 2012 at the age of 44. It’s been difficult to cope with because I’m not only dealing with it presently, but I am looking back on many incidents in my life with a new perspective. My entire life previous to my diagnosis wasn’t what I thought it was and I’m still making sense of it all.
This blog is about my experiences living and coping with bipolar disorder and also debunking a few of the myths surrounding mental illness. I also hope raise awareness of mental illness and break the stigma so often attached to it.
The title of the blog comes from the three weeks I spent in a partial hospitalization program at a psychiatric hospital and it also reflects my warped sense of humor.
I hope you find Tales from the Loony Bin both informative and entertaining. New entries are posted once a week on Monday. If you like what you read, please comment, share, and follow.
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