I am pleased to welcome the latest blogger to become a Dream Big Partner: My Loud Bipolar Whispers!!
Here is an excerpt from My Loud Bipolar Whispers’ About page:
I was born in St. Paul, MN and moved to Lakeville, MN when I was ten years old. Lakeville is a suburb about thirty minutes south of Minneapolis. I will always love the Minneapolis area, I miss it and hope to be able to move back there some day, somehow. Plus, I love football and I am a forever true die hard Minnesota Vikings fan and always will be. Go Vikings! Skol!!
In 1987 I graduated with Honors from Mankato State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education. I also received the honor of receiving and being listed in 1987 edition of “The Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.” My Special Education professors only select one Special Education student every year and they selected me. That was quite an honor for me and I, of course, couldn’t believe they selected me and always wondered why they did select me as I had and have no self esteem, whatsoever. They must have seen something very special and promising in my future as a Special Education Teacher.
I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder 1 with mixed episodes, rapid cycling, and some psychotic features, PTSD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Personality Disorder. Yes, that is a lot of labels. Whew! This made it very difficult to treat me. Plus, I have always been very sensitive to the medications. Unfortunately, it took me many years before I would accept my diagnosis, so of course that hindered my ability to get well sooner.
God has saved my life too many times to count. He has always been with me, by my side whether I knew it or felt his presence or not. I know now that he has been with me through my entire journey and all of my struggles. This has all been a part of His plan for my life. I accept it now. So many times I felt like my brain was trying to kill me….. but God said NO!!! I continue to fight to live and survive and thrive. God has saved my life and I have become born again. Jesus is my Lord and Savior. I praise God! He is so good! Thank you God for my life.
Please enjoy my blog and make comments and ask questions as often as you would like. I look forward to hearing from all of you.
You can find My Loud Bipolar Whispers’ logo in my sidebar and on the Partner’s Page at the top of my website! When you visit be sure to tell her Danny sent ya!