Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Hyperactivity or Hypomania? A Misdiagnosis Story

You deserve to have a say in your own story.

Art by Jesse Meadows

Warning: Content addresses substance abuse.

“How do you not identify with the bipolar narrative?” a friend joked, responding to a meme I’d posted about my two moods.

Of course, this was a false binary for comedic effect. I have more than two moods, I just…



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Jesse Meadows

writer + digital artist doing critical adhd studies + re-politicizing mental health | they/them