Maggie Reese is the author of Runaway Mind, which details her journey with bipolar disorder. In her memoir, Maggie reveals her battle with the illness, which came to light during her teen years as an Olympic hopeful competitive runner and almost claimed her life. She shares her harrowing struggle with being bipolar 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. Maggie sends out a message of faith, provides strength, and encourages positive outlook and coping skills to survive the illness and enjoy life to the fullest. Maggie is now a motivational public speaker and host of The Runaway Mind Show (http://www.runawaymind.net/Radio.html) on NDB Media-Blog-Talk-Radio. She also serves as on the Executive Board of Directors for the International Bipolar Foundation. Maggie is a stay-at-home mom and is writing a second book on how to mother with bipolar. When she's not writing or pursuing her activities to help others with bipolar, Maggie loves to travel, garden, read and spend time with her family and friends. Maggie says what makes her challenging journey worth it is hearing how her book has given hope to so many people with bipolar and their families and loved ones! You can read more about Maggie at http://www.runawaymind.net/ and communicate with her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Runaway Mom: A Race to Regain my Sanity after Bipolar Induced Postpartum Psychosis
by Maggie Reese
Maggie Reese did not let severe bipolar disorder limit her life. She is happily married and fulfilled her dream of becoming a mother. Although her path was extremely difficult, including being committed to a psychiatric hospital, she eventually overcame her challenges and prevailed. She wrote Runaway Mom to inspire others to remain hopeful that a good life with bipolar is possible.
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