People say life is tough. I don’t think they’re kidding — life with mental illness can be extremely difficult. I’ve known nothing but mental illness for my entire 26 years of existence.
At age 18, I was formally diagnosed with bipolar disorder and social anxiety. All throughout my life journey, I knew there was something awry with myself.
I didn’t do well in school, I was quick to anger, and I was paranoid about everyone and everything. I would have moments of feeling so euphoric and on top of the world — only to have it all come crashing down into an abyss of melancholy and deep depression.Read more on themighty.com