This blog is about my journey with bipolar disorder and my desire to rise above it. Also to debunk the myths, superstitions and fallacies surrounding mental disorders.
about.me Libby Baker Sweiger
Meet each day with a smile!
I am a mom, wife, lover of God, social media coach with a company called LBS Consult. I'm a blogger and mental health advocate with a daily paper on Twitter called Living Above The Madness. I have a company by the same name.
I blog for mental health, business and fun. I have lots of blogs. And a lot to be grateful for.
"...the smile is the beginning of love." Mother Teresa
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When bipolar hit me I was estranged from my husband, struggling to take care of a sick child, long without sleep and running from myself. My father was the only one running after me. Trying desperately to help. Seeing my … Continue reading
“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it…” ― Nicholas Sparks It’s true what our man Nicholas says. He’s talking romantically here, I imagine, as the author of “The Notebook” often is. This … Continue reading
“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ― C.G. Jung I was never one for introspection. I lived my life looking outside of myself. For … Continue reading
Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss
“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories I can relate to Oscar Wilde in this quote I really can. I wonder if … Continue reading
Here’s a superb quote I found if you’re ever feeling a teensy bit sorry for yourself due to depression, illness, circumstance, etc. “Nobody loves me, nobody cares, Nobody picks me peaches and pears. Nobody offers me candy and Cokes, Nobody … Continue reading
Quote on depression by Stephen Fry. Source: Goodreads.com: “If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the … Continue reading
I have been in a funk for a while now. I’m not sure what the medical term for this is. My team is calling it mood destabilization. One moment I am crying and the next I am well what can … Continue reading
My last post drew quite a bit of attention from many friends who I had not tried to contact from the depths of the depression I was in. As a matter of fact, the day after I wrote the post … Continue reading