Mebbe twill bee!
I hope I hope I hope.
Mebbe twill bee!
I hope I hope I hope.
have to pull their shit together after embarrassing themselves in front of the whole fucking company.
I received a question from anon about when I would announce the winners of the Marbles books, and promptly deleted it because I am terrible at working on tumblr mobile. I have been in a Nyquil induced coma for the last five days, and am finally back to real life. I sent each of the winners a message on Monday, but I have not heard back from them yet. This leads me to believe my tumblr mobile expertise may have caused another communication disconnect.
Soo…Congratulations to raxhek, cordaena, and hunnytanned! I’ll send you all another message to work out the specifics.
I hope all of you will check out Marbles and all of Ellen Forney’s work. Her style is really cool and she has a great outlook on life with bipolar disorder.
Thank you all for following and participating! <3!
Please include your blog name in your message so I know how to find you :)
I have been wanting to tell you all about Ellen Forney’s amazing graphic memoir Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me for a while, but I wanted to wait until I had the ability to giveaway a few copies to you lovely people!
Something that I have really struggled with is being ashamed of some of the things I have done while either manic or depressed. I have stolen, cheated, lied, failed, lost, and allowed opportunities to make my life better pass by me. It truly soothes my conscience and improves my dangerously low opinion of myself to know that these actions are not unique to my experience with bipolar disorder. I imagine that many of you follow this blog because you feel the same way. This book has been a godsend to me. Not only does it beautifully illustrate a true to life description of life with bipolar disorder, it is a wonderful resource for those just wanting to learn more about the illness.
Seattle based cartoonist Ellen Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in her late twenties. Naturally, she used her art to explore the realities of bipolar disorder in her life. Her graphic memoir is honest, informative, entertaining, funny, and completely spot on about what life is like before, during, and after diagnosis.
I have purchased three copies of Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me to give away. Three names will be chosen at random on Monday. PLEASE SEND FAN MAIL TO BIPOLARPEOPLESOMETIMES WITH THE WORD “MARBLES” AND YOUR USERNAME BEFORE MONDAY JANUARY 20th IN ORDER TO BE ENTERED INTO THE GIVEAWAY. Please do not submit duplicate entries. This is my first giveaway so I am not completely sure about the logistics yet, but I can ship internationally. All winners must be 18 years of age or older.
Learn more about Ellen Forney at www.ellenforney.com. If you do not win the giveaway, you should still check out this book and all of her work.
I am really excited about this! I hope you all love it as much as I do!
know the hypomania/mania is temporary, but still wish it would hurry the fuck up.
can’t stop goddamn talking. It’s like being drunk in front of a bunch of sober people, but any relaxation the booze may offer is replaced with cringing and sweating…and your boss is there.
contemplate contacting exes even though they know it would cause a total shitstorm. Hypomania and the internet are a dangerous combination.
have trouble maintaining proper blog style and format while hypomanic…
I’m feeling chatty and giddy/anxious. Anyone want to talk?
just have to come out to everyone else about their bipolar disorder in order to explain their behavior.
In my experience most people are cool about it…others just think I’m weird. I’m on a Zoolander kick…and possibly hypomanic. Please ignore any ramblings.
Also…I would never use the word crazy, or any translation of it, to describe people with bipolar disorder or any other mental illness. Bipolar disorder is an illness that is greatly misunderstood, and those afflicted with it deserve a more thoughtful assessment than an ignorant label. I’m not crazy and neither are you. This is just a funny gif.
I’m done now.