Going On Impulse
K. M. Barrett, author
Going On Impulse is a a short novel about a young adult named Aubrey who is learning how to deal with her recently diagnosed bipolar disorder. As she spends a month in Eden Behavioral Health Facility, she comes to terms with her illness. With the help of staff members and the friends she makes, she learns more about herself. The reader is taken on an emotional journey through the highs and lows of Aubrey's diagnosis. The chapters are broken into brief recollections of her time at the inpatient center and focuses on how mental illness affects each person differently. It is a story about struggle, self-awareness and self-love.