Patching the hole


Patching the hole

This morning, my mom sent me a picture of her latest home renovation project – patching the massive hole in the hallway outside my room. “On to bigger and...

Feb 16, 2017

Not who we are

As a kid, I grew up in a household where comedy was king. My father was a real life Foghorn Leghorn and my brother and I were the baby chicken...

Oct 26, 2016

My current fight: For long term care

So you'll have to read my first blog post for this one to make sense.  I'm kind of devastated right now, but I...

Sep 9, 2016

I Shouldn’t Be Here

How my friend ended up in the mental ward. I walk past the receptionist who told me what room number my friend Matt is going to be residing in for...

Aug 31, 2016

Spilt Milk: Episode 14

A flashback to the day I interviewed for my current job, and why I choose to disclose my mental illness during the interview process.

Aug 25, 2016

Still fighting

Hi!  My name is Marianne and I have Bipolar Affective Disorder Type 1 with ongoing depression.  Over the years, I have tried many medications and even went so far...

Aug 19, 2016

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 has been Leanne Simpson. She posts a video each week titled "Spilt Milk." What makes Leanne so compelling?...

Jun 21, 2016