Describing My Illness

bipolar survivor

Mental illness is very misunderstood. People can’t wrap their head around it. People are scared of things that they don’t understand. I’m not going to lie, I have been very scared. I like to describe my illness in a way that people can relate to. Most everyone knows someone who has had a broken a bone, but not everyone knows someone with a mental illness. So take for example two people. Same average body type. Everything is normal on the outside, but on the inside one has strong bones and the other has brittle bones. Now they go through life. The one with the strong bones stumbles and falls. They get up, brush off the dirt and walk on. The one with brittle bones stumbles and falls. Not only can they not get up on their own, they will probably need medication, possible hospitalization and a long recovery just to…

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