aMaricela tells it all and offers hope to anyone whoas felt alone. A must read for anyone LGBT grappling with mental health issues.a a Muffy Walker, co-founder and chairman of the International Bipolar Foundation Beautiful Bipolar Bisexual is an inspirational story about a woman living with bipolar disorder and the challenges she faces when she comes out of the closet. Maricelaas strong faith in God helped her cope with mental illness, but when she discovers her true sexual orientation, she wonders if God still loves her. The authoras life spirals out of control when her former boyfriend is murdered. Maricela always thought living with mental illness was the hardest thing she ever faced, but coming out of the closet was just as hard, and she struggles being accepted by her religious Catholic mother. Her pain becomes unbearable after her beloved girlfriend, Caylee, is diagnosed with untreatable lung cancer. Maricela decides if her girlfriend dies, she will kill herself too so they can be together forever in heaven. Surviving suicide made her realize that she would not let mental illness destroy her life. Hope came when she least expected it. Maricelaas mental health recovery was through medication, therapy, support groups, spirituality, art, music, her service dog, and positive support from loved ones.A very sweet clerk smiled and told me it was National Dog Day. That day after work, I went to the Downey Animal Shelter, and it was so crowded. Customers had to get a number ... aWhere do you drop off stray dogs?a I looked up at her and sawanbsp;...
|Title||:||Beautiful Bipolar Bisexual|
|Publisher||:||Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency - 2015-04-23|