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Bipolar and Beautiful

Thursday, October 17, 2013

It's Bipolar Awareness month. Joining my team in supporting those with Bipolar and putting an end to the stigma.

I don't bring it up often, but Yes I do in fact have Bipolar Illness. Sometimes it's something I embrace and other times when my depression is deep I wonder if it's a curse. Yet I know I am wonderfully and fearfully made, so I am the way God meant me to be. I have Bipolar and I am beautiful and so are all my friends and team mates on Bipolar Mania & Christian Women with Depression and family members that have it.

I know that some days are better than others, but Bipolar Illness does not have to overtake me. I have friends and support. I am very blessed in that way.

If you know anyone with Bipolar or suspect someone who may have it...take the time to emoticon them, love them, be a little more understanding and more than anything stop the stigma. Share your cares and concerns with them. EDUCATE YOURSELF!!
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER and CAN stop the stigma if you allow yourself to learn.

Embrace the illness and remember that you are beautiful!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CTUPTON 9/23/2014 7:28PM

    Oh that must be hard to live with. Bless you! chris

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40_4ME4FAMILY 11/26/2013 10:16AM

  You ARE beautiful Cynthia! emoticon

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LOFLLAMA 11/6/2013 12:14PM

  I love you! Thank you for this blog!!! I'm so glad you feel good enough to share ALL of who you are! You are beautiful!

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MRSKATEDUVALL 10/17/2013 8:17PM

    I have never really felt a stigma for being bi-polar. I had a boss who would make snarky comments, but I figured it was just ignorance, and he issue, not mine.

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GRNDMOM43 10/17/2013 7:24PM

    emoticon Always beautiful. emoticon

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LITTLEGUYSMOM1 10/17/2013 3:27PM

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Thank you for writing this insightful blog. I pray that it reaches out there and touches people with a new way of thinking they might not have considered before. Bipolar is something we have, not who we are.

Comment edited on: 10/17/2013 3:30:44 PM

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