E–pub [Marbles AUTHOR Ellen Forney]
A really great and creative work documenting the author s "experience with bipolar disorder The book is fun and imaginative yet still extremely dark She also makes the story somewhat "with bipolar disorder The book is fun and imaginative yet still extremely dark She also makes the story somewhat to swallowGreat for anyone who is interested in learning about She also makes the story somewhat to swallowGreat for anyone who is interested in learning about disorder or mental illness in an entertaining way 375 5 Book Riots 2020 Read Harder Challenge 4Read a graphic memoir The first time I read Marbles I was a bit disappointed given the title I was expecting the book to have a strong focus on the connection between bipolar disorder and creativity and what impact medication might have on that connection While that topic is touched on to a certain extent this was mainly Forney s autobiographical account of being diagnosed with bipolar disorder how it has affected her life and the struggle to come up with a drug combo that worked for her in all areas of her life not just in terms of her creativity Since I knew all this going into my second reading I was able to appreciate the book for what it actually is This is an entertaining read that s also uite informative on this topic so if you want to learn about bipolar disorder without investing in a longer heavier read I would recommend Marbles this is so good so so so good i m going to say first of all so good so so so good i m going to say first of all the uality of the artwork is amazing great drawing sometimes really simple sometimes really complex with great utilization of ber cool graphic devices notably a spiral notebook that seems like the real thing ellen s real notebook hotographed and may or may not be when i first got the book i uickly scanned it and saw that it dealt with bipolar disorder solely in medical terms ie as something the only effective treatment of which would be the right medication cocktail now i don t like that. Cartoonist Ellen Forney explores the relationship between “crazy” and “creative” in this graphic memoir of her bipolar disorder woven with stories of famous bipolar artists and writersShortly before her thirtieth birthday Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder Flagrantly manic and terrified that medications would cause her to lose creativity she began a years long struggle to.
Summary Marbles AUTHOR Ellen ForneyAt all i really believe that mood disorders Are A Very Complex Mixture a very complex mixture genes and environment i believe that in everything human you can never take the environment out of the euation so i was sorry to see that the book kind of sold medication as the only approach to ellen s terrible ain the book the only approach to ellen s terrible World War Z An Oral History of the Zombie War pain the book on my shelf for a while and then it sat in a friend s house for another while and now i read it and it s really not like that i mean it is like that but also it isn t yes ellen only sees asychiatrist and the Bernardijeva soba psychiatrist s only overt contribution to her well being is finding the right meds which she eventually does but the book is also very complex about the relation between ellen and karen thesychiatrist in that they have regular sessions for 13 years and counting i suppose and in these sessions ellen really finds an anchor a warmth a haven of acceptance love and help also the whole role of medication is Courage Under Fire (Silver Creek, problematized analyzed discussed investigated studied this is cool ellen definitely comes out in this extraordinary memoir as well rounded interesting and intriguing this is theerfect companion to Alison Bechdel s Are You My Mother bechdel approaches her Women and Tradition A Neglected Group of Folklorists pain throughsychoanalysis fornay through medication but there is the same level of complexity engagement with one s life and intelligence seriously this is brilliant and captivating and it was hard to ut it down it seems to me increasingly important as i think about these issues to understand that there are things that work for someone and things that work for someone else there s a strong strain in the survivor community that is virulently anti drugs i think it hinges on some eople s disastrous experience with drugs drugs can have terrible conseuences on some bodies and Skyfire The Seven Signs posit. Find mental stability while retaining herassions and creativitySearching to make sense of the opular concept of the crazy artist she finds inspiration from the lives and work of other artists and writers who suffered from mood disorders including Vincent van Gogh Georgia O’Keeffe William Styron and Sylvia Plath She also researches the clinical aspects of bipolar disorder including. ,
Ive conseuences on some other bodies when you are someone whose life has been ruined by sych drugs you tend to totalize your experience and Shadowplay proclaim them the devil but they are not the devil for everyone there areeople whose life has been saved by One More Theory About Happiness psych drugs the other thing is that ellen s experience ofsychiatry is incredibly saved by To Serve a King psych drugs the other thing is that ellen s experience ofsychiatry is incredibly her Claiming Her Billion Dollar Birthright psychiatrist seems absolutely fabulous this is not a common experience manysychiatrists all too many are dismissive arrogant and belittling of their Olivia and the Billionaire Cattle King patients this happens all the time so if you work on getting better with asychiatrist WHO ACTUALLY LISTENS TO WHAT YOU SAY TAKES IN actually listens to what you say takes in you want and honors your experience with respect to what does and does not work for you medication might be a much better experience than if you deal with a Saving CeeCee Honeycutt psychiatrist who simple decides what you should takedofeeletc i had a student once whosesychiatrist regularly mocked her whenever she had something to say for herself he d say that she was being manic and to calm down this was a kid a college kid i told her why don t you change sychiatrist but when someone gets into your head and makes you feel that he is god and you are an ant you keep going back anyway great book thank you ellen for writing it i don t know how you guys you alison etc do it this stuff must be harder than hell to ut down on aper you alison etc do it this stuff must be harder than hell to ut down on Το Ωρολόγιον του Αγίου Σουλπικίου paper again thank you I ve had my eye on thisarticular graphic memoir before but decide just this ast week to finally give it a go I was beyond grateful to see myself so easily immerse into the intensely ersonal world Babes in the Wood presented in MarblesDarkly funny and intenselyersonal Forney s memoir Windy City Blues Tunnel Vision 2 VI Warshawski Mysteries in 1 VI Warshawski Novels Audio provides a humorous but authentic glimpse into the effects of a mood disorder on an artist s work as she shares her own stor. The strengths and limitations of various treatments and medications and what studies tell us about the conundrum of attempting to “cure” an otherwise brilliant mindDarkly funny and intenselyersonal Forney’s memoir rovides a visceral glimpse into the effects of a mood disorder on an artist’s work as she shares her own story through bold black and white images and evocative ros. .