Invisible Illness
Published in

Invisible Illness

On the Last Episode…

Let’s talk about mania, people! I was in it not too long ago. Someone once described my writing as “uncommonly honest,” so here we go, folks, an uncommonly honest conversation about my bipolar disorder.

Until January, I hadn’t had an episode in nearly ten (ten!) years. This was a big deal for me, and I thought my manic days were behind me. Bitch, you thought. A lot of forces contributed to taking me there, and they all pointed…

--

--

--

We don't talk enough about mental health.

Recommended from Medium

Suicidal Thoughts

“I Need To Know That You Are Ok..” (Selfawareness)

Rage Against the Machine: America’s response to suicide, as demonstrated by 13 Reasons Why, The…

9 Secrets to Calm Yourself Down in Stressful Situations

Rainbows in my mind and why I won’t take SSRIs again

Best almost affect management.

Getting Through a Traumaversary

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Stephanie Eisler Vance

Stephanie Eisler Vance

Writing on modern madness, within and without. stephanieeislervance.com IG: stephmakesfaces

More from Medium

Trauma from Teaching

Teen Depression: Going Beyond the Blues

From Ukraine to Taiwan: A Collective Suffering

Finding Peace on the Spectrum: Thoughts on My ASD Diagnosis

A green circle with the story’s title printed in black superimposed on a blue background with the letters “ASD”. Leah Welborn, Medium