Read a free sample or buy Bipolar. Memorias de un estado de ánimo by Cheney, Terri. You can read this book with Apple Books on your. “Comprendí que la autentica belleza no reside en la ausencia de fealdad sino en su aceptación.” ― Terri Cheney, Bipolar. Memorias de un estado de · 2 likes. Rachel said: To be clear: there are bipolar rich people and there are bipolar On the outside, Terri Cheney was a highly successful, attractive Beverly Hills.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. It is not a pretty story but an honest one; one that will resonate with and enlighten many, ultimately providing hope estadoo anyone affected by bipolar disease. Barring that, I wanted nothing. You will not feel this way forever.

I brought the book back to the library, so I will not be able to quote, but there were a few parts that really irked me, with their extreme classism. Rather than giving meorias chronological account of her illness and various suicide attempts, she skips from one part of her life to another because that is what it feels like to be manic.

For someone who has not suffered from mental illness and only ever had to grapple with mild seasonal depression, books like Manic almost seem like fiction to me. Aug 13, Mallory rated it liked it. She doesn’t just say ” It feels too personal writing a review of such a revealing autobiographical book, as though criticizing any aspect of the writing would amount to criticizing the life of a person who has terro suffered a great deal from mental illness, which would not at all be my intent. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Manic is a fascinating and sincere read. But they’re very compelling to read, and her story is riveting. And I am frankly amazed that none of her suicide attempts worked, considering how she described them.

What got me, though, was how she always said this time the depression was the worst ever. Thank you for that! This is an intense memoir by a lawyer with bipolar disorder.

And then, finally, she had to acknowledge to herself that the depressions were only part of the story. Was it the right kind of happy?

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There must be something about taking all those pills that either floods the brain sufficiently or depletes it so completely that balance is restored. Mar 06, Ally rated it it was amazing Shelves: Actually the oddest thing, to me, was that the relationships the author describes in her acknowledgements are so absent from the text. After adding these ingredients for disaster together, she continues moving forward with her initial reaction, her ensuing response, the immediate result, and the extended fallout, which is rarely very good.

And then there were her periods of deep depression. I ultimately got off with a reduced sentence–a “wet reckless”, which cost me a bundle but didn’t really inconvenience my life. It was fascinating to be inside her head, both terrii she’s manic and memorkas, but also when she ainmo “sane”. I just could NOT bring myself to finish this dreck of a book. It’s not astounding, but it’s clear and compelling.

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My medication has much better success than hers, but until reading this, the bipolar stigma and lack of understanding was just some hypothetical thing in my mind. Bringing mental illness out into the memoria is the only way that much needed changes in the health care field and the legal system can be accomplished. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. A MEMOIR terti excellent insight biolar the events in the life of an adult with bipolar disorder aka manic-depressive disease.


While not the best book ive read on the subject of mental illness it was well written if at times confusing read with alot of heart. OK, I got to chapter 14 out of She makes it clear at the beginning that this book reflects her life as she has experienced it.

I’m a spectator here.

In fact, that’s exactly what this “memoir” is about. She went so far as to compare herself to — What was his name?

These factoids were repeated over and over. Women aren’t worth her time, when she’s manic. I don’t want to ruin any of the really interesting or shocking stories in here for you. Terri Cheney details her fight with manic depression through a sequence of non-chronological chapters. In fact, half of this book seems to be about how pretty and well-off Terri Cheney is. Jamison’s book came with a lot more clinical vheney mixed in with her personal story. Cheney’s treatment by law enforcement and health professionals.

If you’ve ever experienced it mekorias, you know there were times she literally couldn’t get herself to do anything–eat oh wait, she ate flour out of the canistertake a shower, go to work.

The book felt like an endless loop of her telling us she’s a redhead, a super duper successful lawyer, a Vassar grad, and really charming when she’s in hypomania.

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