I Am Bipolar Type 1

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    I have been really sick

    for years with two suicide attempts. On every single medication that there is and realize psychiatry and medication is a crap shot. All those years without remembering a dream. I got sick of it all nothing worked. Read a book called New Hope. It was a true story about a woman...
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    26-30
    1 Response Jun 24, 2015

    I post only to my close friends on Facebook

    that I had to go for suicide observation taken to the hospital by the police. My one dear sweet bipolar lady friend wrote something very touching. She wrote that the universe had been telling her how every life was precious and she was getting this message all week long. She...
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    26-30
    Apr 12, 2015

    My Beginning

    Mom used to say I was sensitive, tools everything to heart. I spent a good amount of my childhood abused verbally and sexually, as I got older, it was physical too.But I was for the most part chipper and chatty and brave, until those times when I wasn't. I don't remember why, but...
    Breezypeezy Breezypeezy
    26-30, F
    Feb 26, 2013

    I have been hyper sexual been embarrassing

    myself. I have been very suicidal and was almost hospitalized. I am so ashamed of myself. Getting the meds straightened out is big part of it. But my therapy is needed a lot more. Right now I'm a train wreck and a bad one at that.
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    26-30
    Apr 11, 2015

    Life As I Know It...

    All of my life I have struggled with controlling my emotions. My mom used to say I was "overly sensitive" and that I "cried over spilled milk". I was diagnosed with "depression" when I was 12 or 13 but my parents always knew it had to be something more. I was in and out of...
    iloveseanforever1990 iloveseanforever1990
    26-30, F
    Oct 22, 2013

    I have bipolar type I with rapid cycling.

    I find it hard to let the manic highs go even when I know it's becoming destructive. Mania makes me feel complete and connected to everything around me. My creativity soars and I feel like I'm a part of something bigger. Sex is better. I have energy. I constantly feel high...
    thenymphomanic thenymphomanic
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 25, 2014

    I'm so fed up all they want to is hospitalize

    me. Meds don't work, marriage doesn't work why don't they help me die
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 15, 2015

    I am bipolar. I see a doctor these times to

    make me diagnose and my father is also bipolar. I am certain of being too. Unfortunately, I had drugs problems in the past which have made my symptoms worse. I spent last week at the hospital. I was hospitalized for suicidal tendencies and with the doctor we discovered that I...
    thinordie thinordie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2014

    I remember the end of a era

    when seeing spirits and auras didn't place psych ward. Instead you where of the beautiful people. Know wonder we feel like suicide living in a materialistic world were if it can't be seen or measured by the flaky psychiatric community were hospitalized and medicated until the...
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    26-30
    Apr 15, 2015

    I love and I'm grateful

    for having bipolar. I like the person I've become and it's had many benefits to my growth as a person.
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    26-30
    Mar 30, 2015

    This got be the worst day of my life.

    I reach out for help and get rejected. They try to make my feel guilty then tell me I'm using them as a dumping grown. For the longest time I've openly listened to there pain. I have never asked for anything in return. But what do I get is doors slamming in my face. I was wrong...
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    26-30
    Apr 5, 2015
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    26-30
    Mar 25, 2015

    My therapist asked my how could you like being?

    I told her there would be now inner growth if I wasn't. Disability of any so can either be a blessing or hindrance. I could allow myself to say into long periods of depression because I believe that it is something I deserve and thrive self pity. Sure there is periods of...
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    26-30
    Apr 1, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 25, 2015

    This is back to the beginning days

    when I was constantly being forforced back into the psych ward... “Sure i’m emotional, but how can my very personality be wrong? My very way of thinking is now an illness?” Suddenly it felt like any thing I thought or said was nonsense. After it all, how could I explain...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2014

    I wonder who is mentally ill sometimes.

    I got a message from a woman who is a Christian fundamentalist who told me I've really flipped my wig. Sure I'm as mad as a hatter, but to here someone attack me for being bipolar is really messed up
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 4, 2015
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