Maggie Reese was a national ranked tract star on a full ride scholarship to University of Idaho when her leg broke while winning a race ending her Olympic dream. Without her running career to keep her together, mental illness crept in and took over.
Her book, Runaway Mind, details Maggie’s journey with bipolar disorder. In this memoir, she reveals her battle with the illness during her young life. She shares her harrowing struggle with being bipolar through her own words along with the words of other women close to her. Reese offers readers her personal experience with this disorder and how she and her family dealt with it — from symptoms to causes, to treatment and recovery. Maggie sends out a message of faith, provides strength, and encourages positive outlook in order to survive the illness and to further enjoy life to the fullest.
Maggie is a stay-at-home mom, who when not writing, loves to travel, garden, read and spend time with her family and friends.