In my most recent post, several weeks ago, I said I may be closing this blog to focus on a new blog related to my writing. I decided I don’t have the time or energy to start a new one, yet I’ve made the very difficult decision to close “Insights From a Bipolar Bear” anyway.
I started this blog over ten years ago and I’m extremely proud. I know it helped me over the years to better understand what I was going through by sharing my experiences. In addition, the comments and emails from people who have thanked me validated I was helping others as well.
I’ve reached a new phase of my life. Although returning to school and attempting to work did not pan out, I believed that maybe going to work for myself might be possible. I chose to do something I love. This is something I learned from others. Despite what you see in movies and television, it’s extremely difficult to earn a living from writing. I know people who have written 30 books or more and are still working full time jobs, but it’s important I give it a try. Even if I don’t earn a living, I hope to still make a significant increase in my income. I’d love to come back in a year or two and say I’m no longer on disability.
I have two novels coming out this winter, and plan two more later in the year. Yes, I am busy, but am coping relatively well. If you’re interested, you can still follow my antics on social media and through my newsletter. I hope you will. I’ve posted them before, but here are the links again:
I don’t know how to express my gratitude to those who have stayed with me through the years, other than to say