I Am Bipolar and Hate Medication

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 68 People

    I Made Something

    hey guys, I was here asking questions couple months ago, n I got some really valuable feedback. After 4 month intense production, I finally managed to put what I have in mind together. I did this animation to depict the struggles of being a bipolar, if you guys are...
    Niplus777 Niplus777
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 11, 2009


    I have been thinking about the medication I take for bipolar illness , for 14yrs I have been taking them, stayed out of hospital, studied, been a parent, volunteered, lost weight and there has been a lot of grey moments but I have got through them and have some difficult times...
    1 Response Feb 3, 2013

    Wrong. Simply wrong I am NOT Bipolar- it is not

    who I am.I am quiet,shy,loving,nurturing,goofy,stubborn, a little wild at times and love to have fun. I have Bipolar-nope, wrong there too. It is not an object that you can hold or give away.If it was I would gladly hand it over. I suffer from Bipolar-yep that is about right. I...
    Ladykytten Ladykytten
    31-35, F
    Mar 10, 2016


    every day it's the same thing.  wake up take your pills with some OJ, before you go to sleep down the rest. i hate being heavily medicated. now that it's summer my brain is skittered out.  i feel manic almost all the time, sometimes i get down, but the rest of the...
    spitrash spitrash
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jun 26, 2008

    About Medication

    I have been thinking about medication lately, I have taken medication for about 16 years now and have wondered if I could come off it , but I know it could be a bit difficult. Was wondering if there is anyone out there who has come off medication for a bipolar illness and how...
    Feb 3, 2013

    I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder two years

    ago. I didn't believe it, sometimes I s don't. I've gone on and off medications because I hate the feeling of sanity. It doesn't make sense to me. The medication takes away my brilliant (in my mind) ideas. I feel like I'm trapped. Taking a pill, sipping water, every. Single. Day...
    behindthesegemineyes behindthesegemineyes
    22-25, F
    Nov 18, 2014

    Two Months, A Week In A Hospital, And Meds

    in the beginning of may I had a freak out. I threw glass cups out the window, burned pictures, and could see people that weren't real laughing at me. I ODed and they took me to the hospital. They put me in the teen phyc unit of the hospital after being in the phyc er for a while...
    Beatlefanatic Beatlefanatic
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2011

    Is It Valid? Need Feedback~~

    H ey guys, I am a grad student who is trying to create a public campaign to make people understand bipolar syndrome and people who have it better in order to eliminate/fight with the stigma. I just revised my storyboard and in the stage of needing feedback from who ever...
    Niplus777 Niplus777
    26-30, M
    Nov 17, 2008

    I Hate Medicine.  I Do...

    I hate medicine.  I dont want some pill to make me normal or happy.  I want to be happy and 'normal' of my own volition.  I manage on my own and I plan to keep it that way.
    AlwaysHopeful AlwaysHopeful
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2008

    Just realized I haven't taken my meds

    for a month and that's why I'm a little bit wonky.
    Minnowshi Minnowshi
    22-25, F
    Jan 13, 2015


    Ive been thinking alot today. I know my bipolar is kicken in. Juat thought for the rest of my life I will have to take my meds for the rest of my life. And Im not happy. Last time I went off my meds I fliped out. It really sucks.
    penpalwriter penpalwriter
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jul 28, 2013

    So Many Pills

    I hate taking all these damn pills.  They seem to help, but damn do I really need all of them.I go to the drug store to pick up my meds and I love seeing the look on their faces when they get my order.  The pharmacy tech asked if I really take all this crap.  I said yeah, I'm...
    ImNotGood ImNotGood
    31-35, F
    8 Responses May 22, 2011

    Addicted To My Illness?

    What my mental illness means to me. I'm not a meds person, even if there were some magic pill I don't know if I would take it, I don't know who I am without my mental disorder. I identify myself so strongly to being bipolar, I'm not sure I could live on a level mind anymore. A...
    mittskitty mittskitty
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 22, 2013
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