World Bipolar Day

Today is World Bipolar Day. World Bipolar Day is March 30, every year, in honor of Vincent Van Gogh’s birthday. While I think that it is problematic to diagnose people in absentia or posthumously, the bipolar community strongly identifies with Van Gogh and as an artist so do I. Van Gogh died by suicide at the … Continue reading World Bipolar Day


I am Bipolar

I often hear that people like me shouldn’t use the statement “I am bipolar”. The reasoning goes that people don’t say things like “I am cancer” or “I am heart disease” or anything, so it doesn’t make sense to say “I am bipolar”. I can kind of buy that, I guess. But the other part of that argument … Continue reading I am Bipolar