And Then Life Happens


I understand her genetic illness struggle this writer is suffering. Their is nothing more devastating than to learn that such a traumatic chronic illness has been passed on to your offspring. I can relate to this woman’s heartbreak.

Originally posted on The Bipolar Homestead:

I haven’t posted in a while because I have been in a bit of a funk.  I have been taking my ten year old daughter to see a therapist who recommended some further testing.  She has been diagnosed as bipolar and it breaks my heart.  I don’t want to see her go through all the horrible things I went through.  Such painful emotional extremes piled on top of the difficulties of being a teen.  She seems too young, too delicate.  This is my baby, how could something so horrible be happening inside of her?  How am I, as dysfunctional as I am, going to get her through this?  How do I teach her to deal with these things when I am so recently diagnosed myself?

Things to be thankful for.  Ummmm.   Well, we got an early diagnosis so she won’t be going through this in the dark.  I have a…

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