Mom of Two Suffers from Bipolar Disorder
Amanda is a mother two and has been diagnosed bipolar. She said that her family doesn’t understand what she goes through. She doesn’t want her family meddling in her life, but she’s also very violent toward them. Rianne, Amanda’s sister, said she loves her sister but she has hurt her and gotten her in trouble. Rianne tries to steer clear of Amanda.
Amanda does love her family and she doesn’t want to hurt them. She just knows that her family doesn’t understand how she thinks. Rianne doesn’t think that her sister makes up the mental illness, but she does use it to her advantage. Amanda can go from happy-go-lucky and normal to pissed off and violent in a matter of seconds.
Amanda Attacks Her Family & Rianne Allegedly Kicks Her Pregnant Sister
Rianne was discharged from the Army when Amanda said her sister kicked her in the stomach when she was eight months pregnant. Rianne spent five days in jail and her mother spent four days in jail for holding Amanda down.
Amanda was on meds for her bipolar disorder, but stopped using them because they made her sick. Rianne said her sister was better on the medicine and since going off of it, Amanda broke Rianne’s nose. The Dr Phil crew caught Amanda’s emotions in a candid moment, and it was shocking.
Amanda said that in these moments of anxiety and panic she has no memory of her actions. Something takes over her and she flies off the handle. She said she punched Rianne in the face, breaking her nose, because Rianne jumped her and was attacking her on Mother’s Day.