Sara Berelsman has an MA in Literature from Eastern Michigan University, and is currently working on an MA to become a substance abuse counselor. She published a memoir in November called My Last Rock Bottom, about her alcoholism and bipolar disorder. She was diagnosed as bipolar a few years ago and enjoys writing to educate others about mental illness. She writes for a couple of newspapers and lives in a small town in Ohio. She has two small daughters and is married to a firefighter.