I came across an old listicle on BPHope titled, “Carrie Fisher: 15 Honest Quotes About Bipolar Disorder,” and of course, as a fan of what I’ve seen some call, “our Bipolar Princess,” one quote fueled words and ideas that have been percolating for a while.

“I’m fine, but I’m bipolar. I’m on seven medications, and I take medication three times a day. This constantly puts me in touch with the illness I have. I’m never quite allowed to be free of that for a day. It’s like being diabetic.”

Recently, I increased the dosage of my medication. While I am…

L. G. Dunlap

A writer living with bipolar disorder, crocheter, cat person, nerd and horror fan.

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