Yes, I Remember You

Yes, I remember you. I remember the hitch and the gasp before my veins opened up into fields upon fields upon barren wastelands. I remember how thunder felt that night when a thousand wild stallions carried my pulse around the mountains of my bones and placed it where I hoped I would never remember you … Continue reading Yes, I Remember You

Twenty-six Pages

  Remember when I said I was going to get the pharmacist to print out every single medication I have been prescribed since 2012? Well here it is and it is a whopping 26¬†pages long. There is shit on here that I had to Google, absolutely no fucking clue what it was, and no recollection … Continue reading Twenty-six Pages

World Suicide Prevention Day 2015: My Stigma Fighters Survivor Story

Over the past few days I have been corresponding with a young woman on The Lithium Chronicles Facebook page who is in a rather dark spot. I am happy to write that she is now actively seeking treatment and while she is still overwhelmed and quite low, she sees that there is hope. She reminded … Continue reading World Suicide Prevention Day 2015: My Stigma Fighters Survivor Story

The Suicide Attempt That Changed My Life

I am so pleased and privileged to host Rebecca Lombardo on The Lithium Chronicles. Rebecca's debut book (a memoir) has just been released hot off the press as of yesterday. Please help me in welcoming¬†Rebecca and acknowledging her bravery. Rebecca's story has helped many and will continue to do so. Thank you, Rebecca. The Suicide … Continue reading The Suicide Attempt That Changed My Life

Mental Health Warrior: Dori Owen

Altruistic - unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others. It's been about five years since I first joined that bipolar support group. I was nervous to say the least, but there was one person who reached out and welcomed me and the person was Dori Owen. Our dialogue flowed immediately, and a … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Dori Owen

My Response to Tom Sullivan Calling Bipolar Disorder A Fad

**Trigger Warning** Talk of Suicide Attempt By now I'm sure most of you have heard the ridiculous statements made on air by the ignorant Tom Sullivan of Fox News Radio. I mean yes it is Fox News, but come on, this is a new low even for them. If you still don't know what I'm … Continue reading My Response to Tom Sullivan Calling Bipolar Disorder A Fad