The BPD Butterflies

Bipolar and Borderline sufferers tend to weave a cocoon, much like a caterpillar around ourselves for protection from a world we are mostly afraid of. This analogy I’m using to demonstrate the life cycle of Bipolar and Borderline sufferers is so apt… The pupa stage is one of the coolest stages of a butterfly’s life.  … Continue reading The BPD Butterflies

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Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Part 3

I have no idea what a normal mom is, but I know I am not one.  Before, I was Super Mom and now I am some sort of odd hippie, zen, metal head mom.  I never allowed myself to believe I was a good or even decent mom.  I have six eyes watching me and … Continue reading Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Part 3

Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Pt 2

Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Pt 1 About 2 months ago, I was driving home and The Outsider by A Perfect Circle came on. It’s one of those songs that felt too close to home about myself.  I was singing and thinking how I had been punishing myself for everything that happened with my kids, my … Continue reading Suicide Prevention Month – My Story Pt 2