Category Archives: Bipolar Videos

My name is Geralyn and I’m the new author of Bipolar Vida. Living with bipolar disorder certainly has its challenges. I’m a clinician, writer, advocate, idealist and doctoral student. I can’t tell you how excited I am to be able … Continue reading

Cristina describes what it’s like to be in a hypomanic episode.  Watch this bipolar video on hypomania. Bipolar Video: What the Symptoms of Hypomania Look Like Please share your hypomania, hypomanic episode experiences in the comments section below.

The road is hard to ride on, but it gets easier as you go along. In this video on bipolar disorder treatment and recovery, join me as I update you on my progress to bipolar wellness.

I’ve heard from others that they think their bipolar disorder is a blessing. I once scoffed at them. How could being bipolar be a blessing? One has to be constantly on the warpath to make sure that bipolar disorder doesn’t … Continue reading

In this bipolar video, learn how meditation is helping Cristina with her Bipolar Disorder. Can it help you? Leave a comment about your own experiences with meditation. If you don’t have any experiences with meditation, will you try it?

In this video, Bipolar Vida blogger, Cristina Fender, shares how stigma of mental illness and living with bipolar disorder have effected her life.  You can watch the video interview with Cristina on this page.

At this past appointment, my psychiatric nurse offered to add another 300 mg of Lithium to my bipolar medication cocktail. She wrote me out a prescription and I accepted it tentatively. Do I want to be more medicated? Do I … Continue reading

Cristina Fender, diagnosed with Bipolar I in 2006, is a wife and a mother raising two young girls in Texas.  Her oldest is six going on thirteen and is obsessed with Twilight.  Her youngest is two going on nothing, since … Continue reading