Highest of Highs to Lowest of Lows
Before my diagnosis, I just assumed that I was a lunatic who was going to die in a ditch someplace. Without treatment, there was no winning with this illness.
Highest of Highs to Lowest of Lows:
My Battles With Bipolar Disorder
By MICHAEL KINYANJUI
How a young man came to terms with his bipolar disorder
The erratic behavior that people with bipolar experience can jeopardize their performance at school and work, can strain or destroy personal relationships, and, if untreated, can lead to suicide. While bipolar disorder usually is not curable, it is manageable.
Michael Kinyanjui writes in a casual, yet descriptive style that breathes life and emotion into his tales, painting a vivid and clear portrait of what his life was like as he struggled with his bipolar disorder. Equally enlightening and alarming, this book sheds light on what mental illness really looks like, as well as providing a helping hand to readers who may be in similar situations. Highest of Highs to Lowest of Lows: My Battles with Bipolar Disorder is a must-read for anyone looking to understand the tumultuous nature of bipolar disorder, as well as how to manage it and maintain bright optimism for the future.