Category Archives: depression

Bipolar Me – Discrimination

There are many things I am unaccustomed to.  A few of those things is an overwhelming sense and feeling of anger, frustration and injustice. I have been discriminated against on mental health grounds. It does not matter if you are … Continue reading

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Bipolar Me- Jobhunting continues

It has been a struggle to maintain a sense of purpose and momentum when it comes to the job hunting front. My personal morale is a delicate and precious thing that I am painfully aware of is in short supply. … Continue reading

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Bipolar Me- Job hunting and interviews

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog. It’s been a time of big decisions for me. One decision I’ve made is that I am going to attempt to return to the world of work, whether I am ready … Continue reading

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Bipolar Me- Work experience Day One

This week has been extraordinary . I went on works experience with the Hull Daily Mail [HDM], the local paper in Hull and the East Riding. This came about due to my blogging about photography and my mental health issues. … Continue reading

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Bipolar Me- Interview

Earlier this week I had an interview with Allison Coggan, health writer for the Hull Daily Mail (or HDM). I’ve been kind of keeping quiet about it until the interview actually happened. To be honest I was fairly apprehensive about … Continue reading

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Bipolar Me- A good week

For the last few days I have been busy with things in my life and life is good. This week my photographs have appeared in a small pop up gallery in the Hull city centre. It is the first time … Continue reading

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Bipolar Me- Why I write

Well, I was asked if my writing helps? The answer is an unequivocal yes. It always allows me to vent, explain and share my experiences of having a front row seat to mental health issues. When I write I am … Continue reading

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