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Vulnerability Practice

In 2012 I was diagnosed with manic depression, or bipolar disorder. I was prone to fits and outbursts. I cried and screamed (daily) and tore into my own skin. I shattered my most prized possessions, even things that didn't belong to me. I was, for lack of better words, out of control.

I went into mandatory therapy three times a week. I was doped up until I couldn't do much but put one foot in front of the other. On top of my mood suppressant cocktail, I self-medi