I Am "Bi-polar"

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 96 People

    Not Sure..

    I don't understand...Am I or Am I not? I have taken numerous online tests and have done extensive research on Bi-Polar and everything tells me that I am.. All my test results say I need to consult a doctor immediately and according to my research most of the symptoms match.. But...
    xSilverWillowx xSilverWillowx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 21, 2011

    I Have Major Mood Swing's.

    I am only a sixteen year old girl, battling bi-polar disorder. It's a tough disease to have, especially as a teen, which i'm sure that most of you understand what it's like. I've never exactly been a people person, so i always thought that people were just rather annoying to me...
    NuKKeTT NuKKeTT
    18-21
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2009

    So I go in to get my monthly dosage.

    .. the whole gambit of the cocktail prescribed by this doctor and that. (all with a different set of initials following their name) The pharmacist was rather rude, and it took about 35 seconds of this rudeness to **** me off to the point where I started to get that.... hmmm...
    JLBetts JLBetts
    46-50, M
    Nov 1, 2014

    Medicated For Your Protection

    Same thing every day. Only thing that keeps me going is my kids. I'm tired of being a guinea pig!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 19, 2009

    Sam

    I have had bipolar for about 25 years.  It has really taken a toll on me.  I have attempted suicid at least 9 times.  I see therapist and doctor to help me cope.  I also have reciently tried some cognitive therapy.  I have reciently learned a great deal...
    reach reach
    46-50, F
    Oct 23, 2009

    It Just Keeps Going

    fist full hate. head full of madness. what the hell is going on? lost in my head is the sanity that once was. a feeling of self respect absorbed by self hatred. a biological map that has no significant direction. where am i going? how will i ever stop? my soul, a portal to...
    biiggiig biiggiig
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Mar 24, 2009

    Sam

    I have had bipolar for about 25 years.  It has really taken a toll on me.  I have attempted suicid at least 9 times.  I see therapist and doctor to help me cope.  I also have reciently tried some cognitive therapy.  I have reciently learned a great deal...
    reach reach
    46-50, F
    Oct 23, 2009

    LoVe hATe EvERyThInG!

    i love loud music but hate it when the song sucks...i love talkin on the phone but hate it when it rings...i love havin a conversation but hate it when i dont get to speak...i love hearing laughter but hate it when its all up in my ear...i love kids but hate...
    ginatude ginatude
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2009

    BI-POLAR

    I CAN BE HAPPY ONE IN IN MAD THE OTHER BUT SOMETIMES INSTEAD OF BEING MAD I GET AGGRAVATED ..................
    harajukucharries09 harajukucharries09
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2009

    Advice? Help? Anyone, Any Opinions??

    i was wondering if anyone was familiar with symptoms of this .. I ask because my boyfriend, well now ex because we are constantly on and off because of the way he is. i believe has something a long these lines.. I haven't asked him straight forward yet because I don't want him...
    lOvEisWiCkEd lOvEisWiCkEd
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 30, 2009

    My Story

     I am one of the bi-polars who can have a normal life, most of the time, but I think I would be dead if not for the support of my friends. When I have one of those really bad times it's usually set off by really small things, like, for example, when i got 1/2 marks on...
    NinjaMind NinjaMind
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 3, 2009

    Is There Really Hope

        i am 47 years old and the married mother of 2 children.  i love them more than life itself.  they are my whole heart.  i would be lost without them.  i have been battling with depression since i was 14,  except no one knew it. i have...
    amammasluv amammasluv
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Oct 3, 2009

    Medicated For Your Protection

    Same thing every day. Only thing that keeps me going is my kids. I'm tired of being a guinea pig!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 19, 2009

    Fairly Newly Diagnosed

    I was diagnosed about six months ago. I have always been very depressed and attempted suicide more times than I can count. I always thought it had to be something more than just major depression. Nothing ever worked for me, medication wise. I am taking 900mg of lithium a day and...
    Aqua106 Aqua106
    36-40, F
    Dec 28, 2012

    So Very Tired

    i go to my psycharists appointment most times with the intention of trying to really open up to him but somehow when the time comes i jiust can't.  i also have a best friend of over 20 years and i can't even talk to her most of the time.  there are times when i am so...
    amammasluv amammasluv
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2009

    I Am Bi-polar

    I am bi-polar and this is an inherited imbalance. But , I can tell life has been a real roller coaster always up and down.LOL.  It has been a race to keep a sane life or even anyone than can keep up.  When I was 30 years old is when I finally found out the reason as to...
    theexception theexception
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2009

    Doom and Gloom

    Of course others here are going to know what bi-polar is so there is no need to explain that. It effects me in a subtle but serious way every single day and its unfortunately getting worse. On a day to day basis I have to battle my own mind on the unwanted thoughts that it pours...
    NiceAndLonely NiceAndLonely
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2009
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