Tova Feinman lives in Pittsburgh, and is a scientist by training. Tova studied chemistry as an undergrad, as well as biochemistry and toxicology in graduate school. However, in her DNA, Tova is a writer. Her published and soon-to-be published essays include: ‘Mania: The Hate, The 55lb Rabbit, and Dr. Rosen’, ‘Manic at Sixteen’, and ‘A Psychotic Depression Meets Academia’. Here, Tova writes of navigating life while experiencing mental illness.