Nicole Fleming is presently a stay at home mum to her 3 year old daughter Georgie and 3 Burmese cats. She lives in Brisbane, Australia.
Nicole is keenly interested in the human experience, not only with mental health issues, but the full spectrum life has to offer.
She suffers from Bipolar affective disorder type II and complex post traumatic stress disorder.
Nicole enjoys music from many genres and is an avid collector. Some of her favourite artists include Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles and she is also a fan of classical music, the violin and Spanish guitar.
She plans on working towards a career in the field of mental health and substance abuse having had years of personal experience in both areas. It is her firm hope that she will be able to give back to the community by supporting others in crisis.
As a lover of the outdoors, Nicole also enjoys scuba diving, fishing, camping and boating; although her illness has prevented her from pursuing her favourite pastimes other than sporadically
Volunteering to blog for IBPF is her first foray into blogging or writing apart from some creative writing done for a personal outlet.