My Psychiatrist Updated My Mental Health Diagnosis

What the heck is cyclothymia?

Glenna Gill
Speaking Bipolar
Published in
6 min readDec 4, 2023

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Back in the year 2002, a psychiatrist gave me the news that changed my life. I was having severe episodes of depression after my original postpartum depression, but there were other days where I felt remarkably good and active. I’d get all excited and talk too much and impulse shop, but eventually I would crash into misery again.

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Glenna Gill
Speaking Bipolar

My memoir, “When I Was Lost,” is available now. Owner of Memories Mastered publication. Writing here since 2018 and love it!