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❰PDF / Epub❯ ☉ Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D Author Lizzie Simon – Loveonline.pro A finely wrought memoir of mental health Detour takes a genre explored by Susanna Kaysen and Kay Redfield Jamison and propels it in a revelatory and rebellious new direction Detour is the extraordinarA finely wrought memoir of mental health Detour takes a genre explored by Susanna Kaysen and Kay Redfield Jamison and propels it in a revelatory and rebellious new direction Detour is the extraordinary first book by Lizzie Simon a twenty three year old woman with bipolar disorder We meet her as she is set to abandon her successful career as a theatrical producer in New York City with plans to hit the road and find other bipolars like herself young ambitious opinionated and truth seeking Her goal to speak with them candidly without judgment fear or the slightest trace of anything cl.

Inical or jargon laden She wants their stories in their wordsBut after falling in love with her first interviewee a troubled millionaire the truth and the path become increasingly difficult to findShe indeed finds inspiring bipolars Marissa a twenty something African American adoptee Jan a popular rock 'n' roll radio deejay and mother of two Matt a quiet college student from the South Each is resilient wise healthy and hopeful Yet each harbors stories of mania and depression that defy the limits of human experience and survivalBut if she's achieving what she set out to do then why.

detour download bipolar kindle road book trip book Detour My mobile Bipolar Road book Bipolar Road Trip in ebok My Bipolar Road book My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBInical or jargon laden She wants their stories in their wordsBut after falling in love with her first interviewee a troubled millionaire the truth and the path become increasingly difficult to findShe indeed finds inspiring bipolars Marissa a twenty something African American adoptee Jan a popular rock 'n' roll radio deejay and mother of two Matt a quiet college student from the South Each is resilient wise healthy and hopeful Yet each harbors stories of mania and depression that defy the limits of human experience and survivalBut if she's achieving what she set out to do then why.

10 thoughts on “Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D

  1. Kitty Jay Kitty Jay says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBThis book is almost shockingly bad It began with Simon’s story Everyone who has been diagnosed with a serious mental disorder has a “story” That moment when they first realized something was wrong the moment when the doctor told them “This is what’s happening” and the subsequent relief judgment and struggles that come after My own came when I was in college only a few years older than Simon herself was when her story unfolded Simon’s story however began to irk me She runs through a brief history of her family life including the almost universal adoration she enjoyed as a child and then proclaims that she was tired of the snobbish people at her prep school and scampers off to France to finish her last year of high school apparently unaware of the blatant ignorance of her own privilege I nearly choked France?


  2. Sarah Sarah says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBThere are a lot of memoirs about bipolar out there and if you are looking for a really good one this book is not it Some of the aspects of bipolar were oversimplified a little too much in my opinion Madness by Marya Hornbacher is an excellent read about bipolar as is An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison There are also two well written realistic accounts of bipolar written by Patty Duke I would recommend those before Detour


  3. Sarah Sarah says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBI don’t feel like this is so much a journey into what it’s like to suffer with a mental illness as what it is to be a privileged self absorbed individual commercializing their mental illness Her measure of “success” is extremely narrow minded revolving primarily around making her feel better about her life She classifies herself as being able to live a “successful” life but it’s a life that goes from being obsessed with work to completely blowing everything off to go on some inane road tripnot my idea of su


  4. Hollowspine Hollowspine says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBBerendt in his review comments on Simon's ingenious inquiry into manic depression This 'inquiry' consists of less than 13 of the writing in the book In truth what this book consists of is Lizzie Simon's ode to herselfThe interviews that Simon does to undertake her inquiry into the lives


  5. Darcie Darcie says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBI could've read this in one sitting but I had to sleep So I did it in two SO good I love any first person accounts of what it is like to live with a mental illness I've read a lot of negative reviews of this book because the author a young woman with bipolar goes in search of successful people who have transcended their diagnosis and according to these critics that makes her pretentious Do these critics wish to hear just another tragedy of


  6. Sammy Nickalls Sammy Nickalls says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBThis was awfully written but helpful for research


  7. Tim Tim says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBLizzie Simon was diagnosed as bipolar when she was 17 years old After a few years of fits and starts she found herself wondering what it's like to live successfully with bipolar disorder I have this idea she writes I want to find other bipolar people like me and interview themI want to show that people survive this illness and live full lives I want to figure out what worked in people who are success cases and shift people's focus away from all the media attention on destructive and violent cases page 41So Lizzie takes a road trip as hinted at in her book's title Along the way she meets disappointing cases like Nicholas who remains in denial about his condition and copes with his symptoms through alcohol and drug abuse Everybody I interviewed for this book is diagnosed with bipolar affective disorder between the ages of sixteen and thirty five on medicine and highly functional in society page 209Lizzie grows through the course of her Road Trip A


  8. Emily Emily says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBI can't say I liked it all that much but it is a successful woman in her 20s with Bipolar writing about her first horrible experience of mania her job success while in treatment with Lithium and her bits of self discovery as she takes a road trip looking for other successful on their meds 20 somethings She brings the journals she has kept since she was a child on the road trip with her and sees signs of the illness at a very young age The book is likely full of triggers for people with Bipolar but its benefit seems to be the comfort of recognizing yourself if you have Bipolar or Depression in so much of her and the others she meets I saw her realize and recognize that during her best times when she feels like her treatment is working and she is being successful in life she still has trouble showering and doing other small self care type things that go unnoticed by others unless they live with you and often even then And that this doesn't take away from her success or her joy at


  9. Sarah Sarah says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBThe concept was good but she wasn't the right person for the job and she failed at it The author is very judgemental and does not seem to appreciate the fact that success is measured in different ways For most people with BP just getting up in the morning and functioning is a success story She was only interested in people who do extraordinary things as she put it It also seems that she wasn't completely in touch with her own issues while writing the book She was extremely disfunctional yet was very judgemental of people


  10. Estie Estie says:

    Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D MOBI ☆ My Bipolar detour download, bipolar kindle, road book, trip book, Detour My mobile, Bipolar Road book, Bipolar Road Trip in ebok, My Bipolar Road book, My Bipolar Road Trip in mobile, Detour My Bipolar Road Trip in 4 D PDF/EPUBThis book describes a road trip the author took to find and interview other successful adults living with bipolar disorder The idea behind the book is a good one and the book might actually have been good if the author had done a better job of researching and writing it Instead the reader is confronted with the authors' half baked journal entries written while she was trying to pursue her 'project' Some semblance of a story emerges from these writings but I wouldn't even consider it a good first draft I had a hard time getting through this book although I think there is some value in her renditions of the lives of the few people she did manage to interview


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