Charlie is a writer and graduate student pursuing a Masters in English and Creative Writing. She also shares her experiences and knowledge through her blogs, Decoding Bipolar
and Accepting ADHD
. She was diagnosed with bipolar I disorder, ADHD, and generalized anxiety disorder in 2015 at the age of 31. She lives on the southeast coast with her husband and dog.
When someone has ADHD, it can be difficult to detect if there is comorbidity. So, what makes diagnosing a comorbid bipolar disorder and ADHD challenging?
Overspending is a common problem for people with bipolar and can cause financial problems. Charlie provides some tips on bipolar and money management.
When it comes to coping with bipolar disorder, it's important to develop coping strategies for use in everyday life with medication, therapy, and more.
"It is not easy living with bipolar disorder, but the support of loved ones makes the journey more bearable." Charlie and Sharon share their stories.