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Kieran, our Kieran

This is one of the hardest blogs I have ever written. As I write there are tears welling in my eyes.  The reason as you read will become apparent. For those who don’t know Kieran, our eldest son, has Aspergers … Continue reading

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Bipolar me – Chasing the rainbow

I have chased the rainbow and at the end of it I have done the seemingly impossible for someone who has bipolar and depression – I’ve found and secured a permanent and stable job with a decent wage. It’s working … Continue reading

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Bipolar Me – Working continues

Things are moving forward at a pace in life. After much trying I finally secured a more permanent and secure job working in Hull city centre. Unfortunately I cannot say too much at the moment as things are still being … 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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Bipolar Me- Treatment and support

Now let me be clear on one thing there are people out there in a far worse position than I. I have been very fortunate to have the support of health professionals, charities, friends and family. One thing that you … Continue reading

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Bipolar Me – Depression

This was prompted by a message I received late last night asking about depression. Now I don’t just have (I am loathed to use the word suffer) Bipolar but I also have depression. It is not unusual for people in … Continue reading

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