Runaway Mind: My Race With Bipolar - New Edition includes Maggie's Tips for Coping with Bipolar

Runaway Mind: My Race With Bipolar - New Edition includes Maggie's Tips for Coping with Bipolar

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Maggie Reese, author of Runaway Mind, was a star athlete until her course was derailed by bipolar disorder. Maggie's memoir, Runaway Mind, details her traumatic journey battling this mental illness, which dashed her Olympic dreams and almost claimed her life. She shares her harrowing struggle through her own words and also from the perspectives of her mother, best… See more details below

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Maggie Reese, author of Runaway Mind, was a star athlete until her course was derailed by bipolar disorder. Maggie's memoir, Runaway Mind, details her traumatic journey battling this mental illness, which dashed her Olympic dreams and almost claimed her life. She shares her harrowing struggle through her own words and also from the perspectives of her mother, best friend, and other women close to her. Maggie offers readers hope inspired by her personal experience and how she and her family dealt with her bipolar, from symptoms to causes, to treatment and recovery.

Editorial Reviews

Amazon - VIcki Day
This book depicts the "manic" side of Bipolar Disorder and the tragic, often dangerous thoughts the mind can put on you. Most of the books I have read touch mostly on the "depression" side of Bipolar Disorder. Who knows how or why or when this disorder took a docile girl with a promising future named Maggie Reese to complete destruction. Why are we one day a little depressed or a little hyper and the next a full blown distrought, confused and distressed being? If you are Bipolar, read it, if you
Amazon - Ed D
Maggie is an angel sent from God. The values, principles and beliefs she represents are not just for bi-polar as these are applicable to anyone with a pulse. Her experiences, reassurance and testimony helped me to escape from the darkest days of my life. If you or someone you know has an illness, affliction or burden that seems too heavy to carry, you will receive comfort, strength and faith from Maggie to provide motivation to endure to the end. If you scroll down to Brian J's comments below, p
Amazon - April Stemler
I first like to address Brian J by stating that I too grew up in Sonora and interestingly enough we had aspens on our property that did quite well. One of my grandfather's hobbies was landscaping and my family benefited from his taste in trees and plants that covered both his and our properties. That said, it's unfortunate that Brian J. got so caught up in foliage and Maggie's economic status that he completely missed out in the journey and message of the book. That will just have to be his loss
amazon - Jules The Word Nerd
This is a well-written, well-documented book on the agonies and triumphs of living with mental illness, specifically, bipolar disorder. I love the way that not only Maggie writes about her experiences, but also has her mother and sister and even her best friend write chapters on their feelings about her illness. There are also very helpful and well-researched footnotes in each chapter that document additional facts and resources about mental illness. This book truly shows that mental illness can
amazon - amy Kownacki
First off I would like to say.... If you are Bipolar or have a family member or friend that is .... this book is for you. Runaway Mind chronicles the life of a young woman and her struggles coping with the disorder. Her story is quite captivating and I am sure readers will be able to relate to her experiences. There is also a unique look at the points of view from her mother, best friend, sister and mother-in-law. It provides an invaluable look at not only what a person goes through but also wha

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014607261
Publisher:
Transmedia Books
Publication date:
07/12/2012
Series:
Maggie Reese's Books on Coping with Bipolar , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
213
File size:
2 MB

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