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Leannesblog: Episode 2

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Leannesblog: Episode 2

In which I discuss cheese-filled pasta and the importance of hauling your ass out of bed.

Aug 18, 2016

Spilt Milk: Episode 13

An episode in which I get pretty real about what it's like to be hospitalized, and how it doesn't have to be the worst thing ever. The worst thing...

Aug 2, 2016

My piece of paper

At the age of 21, I was diagnosed with depression. I was put on small doses of meds.  And life went on. At the the age of 35, I got real...

Aug 1, 2016

Now my pendulum swings a lot less

So where's the pendulum today?  My first question every day as my feet hit the floor.  So has been my life since the...

Jul 29, 2016

My constant carousel ride

A lot of people who suffer from bipolar disorder compare their experience to being on a roller coaster. It's easy to compare the...

Jul 15, 2016

SNW-Stock: Leanne Simpson

The breakout star of SickNotWeak.com has been Leanne Simpson. She posts a video each week titled "Spilt Milk." What makes Leanne so compelling?...

Jun 21, 2016

The daily struggle

Hey there, how's it going today?  Good I hope.  I know some days are going to be better than others.  Congratulations on making it here, sometimes it's the hardest...

Jun 13, 2016

Misdiagnosis

"What is wrong with you mom? Why are you acting this way?" Unfortunately, I did not have the answers for my son. These questions would go unanswered for many...

Jun 8, 2016

Cheat day

My sister is a fitness model, the kind of person who genuinely likes eating celery and lifting heavy objects. This is a talent that seems to have skipped over...

May 23, 2016

Testing the Waters

My first interview was with an old flame. It wasn't my first choice, but when someone from your past texts you going "hey today I almost died in a...

May 16, 2016

Mother’s Day

Less than 24 hours after my sister and I decided to get my mom a spa package for Mother's Day, my mom decided to get a pedicure. Less than...

May 11, 2016

Spilt Milk: Episode 6

Switching medications is hard, especially when you throw up/pass out in a Booster Juice. Join me (and my dogs!) as we talk about the trials and tribulations of med...

May 11, 2016