Saving Spoons and Looking for Rainbows

I decided on the name of this website because when I first read Christine Miserandino’s beautifully written article it finally gave me a way to help explain what having manic depressive disorder is like to others. If you haven’t read it, she explains to a friend how she wakes up each morning with a handful [...]

We’re not dangerous!

It’s been a rough week for me and I’m sure for many others with a mental illness. It’s not just because there have been more mass shootings and so close together, but also because as seems to be the usual, lots of people like to blame it on mental illness. The truth is we are [...]