Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.Aristotle
My name is Alan. I am a husband, a father, a professional programmer, an amateur photographer, and...
I have Bipolar Disorder, depression and anxiety.
So, I've got that going for me.
My intention here is to reflect upon my illness as objectively as possible – to take it out of my head and look at it as separate and distinct from me. If you have a mental illness, you know how difficult this is.
If I happen to help you or anyone else through my writing, great! But, that's not my goal. I'm not trying to be Glenn Close. I simply want to live a happier, more productive life, free of depression, anxiety, rage, and shame.
Wish me luck!