A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast
About This Show
A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast is a weekly podcast that explores life through the unique double lens of a young woman living with schizophrenia and a guy living with bipolar. Each episode explores their past and present experiences as shaped by mental illness.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 10: Schizophrenia & Bipolar Symptoms: 2 Truths and a Lie Edition
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Listener favorite Two Truths and One Lie returns, but with a twist. Gabe and Michelle each share three stories about specific symptoms they have of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (respectively). All six of these examples are believed to be factual by many people, but only four of them are accurate. After sharing the examples, Gabe and Michelle challenge each other to guess which two of their symptoms are real and which one is a lie. “Just because you’re acting normal doesn’t mean you’re not sick.” - Gabe Howard [1:26] Michelle shares how she hears her name being called as a symptom of schizophrenia. [2:10] Gabe shares a story about chronic masturbation as symptom of bipolar disorder. “Say My Name” vs. “Bipolar Bop” [3:05] Michelle shares a story about a simple delusion snowballing into something much bigger. [5:12] Gabe talks about living with the extremes of bipolar mania and depression with no middle ground. “Exaggerated Memory” vs. “Heads or Tails” [7:00] Michelle speaks publicly for the first time about her other personality, “Hammer.” [8:50] Gabe talks about bipolar irritability and the little things that make him angry. “Sybil” vs. “Gabe Gets Annoyed at the Most Basic Things” [13:00] Michelle guesses which symptom of bipolar disorder Gabe is making up. [14:50] Gabe guesses which symptom of schizophrenia Michelle is lying about.