“Grey’s Anatomy” Portrays Bipolar Disorder Accurately

“Grey’s Anatomy” has been my favorite show from the get—from 27 to 43, I have been on the edge of my seat, laughing and crying during practically every episode. But, it was last season when Shonda Rhimes, the show’s creator, made the decision to portray a bipolar character, that I really became glued to my…

Confessions of a Shopaholic

It occurred to me last night, after I purchased 10 Christmas pillows, supplies for my family to make several Christmas ornaments at our Thanksgiving holiday weekend extravaganza, another shower curtain for the office bathroom and various art supplies for my craft room, that I might be a shopaholic…the evidence has been all around me in…

How Much of A Person’s Behavior is Based on Bipolar Disorder?

Last night, my husband said, “you’re doing it again—you’re making too big a deal out of Thanksgiving—you’re building it up and making too much of it with all this planning and you’re just going to get disappointed after it comes and goes and it ends up not living up to your expectations. You always do…

So Excited To Be Healthy For The Holidays!

I realized today, on the official beginning of holiday season 2020, that I am symptom-free and can reasonably expect to be for this year’s festivities! I am so relieved since I was sick the last four years. I love the holidays: being with my family and extended family, cooking, gift-giving, decorating the house, making a…