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I Battle a Mood Disorder

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    long day. work, then class. i am tired. it hurts.  
    iscreamforicecream iscreamforicecream 36-40, M Jul 9, 2009

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    Middle Child Syndrome

    Since I was 7 years old, I suffered from moods swings, depression, fears, etc.  Just about everything I guess.  I am the middlle child of 5 children and some thoughts that I have had are not OK for a child to feel.  I was always...
    Rocky7 Rocky7 46-50 1 Response Jul 10, 2009

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    "Hey Bartender, I'll Have Another One of Those 'moodswing Supremes'...

    Alcohol, non-prescriptive drugs, some kind of bi-polar mood disorder condition that I never remember I have until it's all over me;-then more alcohol and it's subsequent withdrawl and where does one symptom stop and the other begin and then good ol chaos of the mind and paranoia...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2009

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    Schizophrenia And Depressive Disorder. Not Schizoaffective Disorder.

    I have paranoid schizophrenia (surprise surprise) I have depressive disorder (I have mentioned depression) I have ADD/ADHD I have dissociative disorder amnesia type. I have post traumatic stress disorder I do not have schizoaffective disorder schizophrenia symptoms I have...
    thefallleaves thefallleaves 13-15, F Oct 9, 2013

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    I've gotten one diagnosis: bipolar type II.  I have no idea how accurate this is.  Sometimes I wonder if it's actually borderline personality disorder.  My mood changes are insane.  I may be happy the first half of the day and then a few hours later on...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 8 Responses Oct 24, 2008

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    "everything You Say Can/will Be Held Against You..."

    Without sounding too philosophical, there are things you just KNOW about yourself. In my case, I knew from the time I was a child that becoming a mother was not in my best interest. I never thought much of it because I never had any real desire to be one. But through a series of...
    AshDash89 AshDash89 22-25, F May 21, 2012

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    Bipolar I

    my symptoms started early  when i was about 14 ..  i went into a severe depression and started cutting and tried to kill myself .  my parents found out and told me i was stupid  and instead of getting help for me they gave me everything i wanted .. i am living...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 23, 2007

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    Sometimes I Feel So Old

    I've been living with a mood disorder for 25 years. I'm 39 as I write this, and sometimes I feel like I'm 139. I've been depressed. I've been manic. I've been delusional. I've had panic attacks. I've dissociated. I've been through a lot. I still suffer.
    iscreamforicecream iscreamforicecream 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 4, 2009

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    A New Life And Treatment For A Mood Disorder

     Well where do I start.It's a scary place when your world is turned upside down. It's happened a number of times in my life, but I have to say this time it's a little better than the last. I guess experience helps for when the next time comes around.My whole life has not felt...
    bringonthesunshine bringonthesunshine 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2011

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    Major Depression

    Have been dealing with major depressive disorder for about 5 years. My most recent flair up began jan 2012 and a year later I am still struggling with it. I just wish it would go away.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 21, 2013

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    Influence of the Environment On the Individual

    Mood Disorders are caused by environment and the heredity (persons susceptability to the disorder because of his biology). Often the influence of the environment on the individual is random, but there are special cases where the Mood Disorders are explicitly forced on the...
    vijaykarthic vijaykarthic 26-30 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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    Bipolar Depressive

    I have always had mood swings and was a moody kid but it wasn't until having kids that I required medicine. I often wonder if my husband was more supportive would it be as bad as it is. Not having a support system and co-parent has made it difficult for me. Well at least it feels...
    mzgreeneyes mzgreeneyes 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2007

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    Schizophrenia And Depressive Disorder. Not Schizoaffective Disorder.

    I have paranoid schizophrenia (surprise surprise) I have depressive disorder (I have mentioned depression) I have ADD/ADHD I have dissociative disorder amnesia type. I have post traumatic stress disorder I do not have schizoaffective disorder schizophrenia symptoms I have...
    thefallleaves thefallleaves 13-15, F Oct 9, 2013

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    New Here!

    thought I would say hello and let you all know a bit more about me. I have two mental disorders. I have bi-polar and schizophrenia. I am also starting to show signs of DID. I am here for anyone who needs encouragement and prayer. Do not be afraid to ask me questions about any of...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    Every Morning I Wake Up

    Hello, I am here today to tell you my story about battling a mood disoder because I need to connected with people that know the way I feel today. When I was 13 years old I started acting up in school my mom didn't know why because I never use to do it I was a very good student...
    lily2421 lily2421 18-21 Apr 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    This bipolar thing is getting tiring. I have been in the hospital a few times, and it's always hard being admitted but sometimes you just have to. I thought about admitting myself...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    In case nobody noticed. Its hourly. Until exhaustion brings sleep.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    I do, I also battle bipolar disorder. I am always here for anyone who needs to talk (: I'm sure I can relate to a lot of things. Have a good day <3
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    It snowed all day here today. A serious storm to start off the winter. The blanket is thick, sticky & cold. This stuff is the beginning of days spent indoors & early nights...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I think I might have borderline personality disorder. I am bulimic and am also diagnosed with general anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder. I am taking medication to help...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, T 2 days ago

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    I think I may have borderline personality disorder. It's a little hard to deal with. I know something is wrong with me and I don't want to live my life thinking that and not doing...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, T 2 days ago

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    I have struggled with major depression, as a direct result of complex high betrayal trauma, ever since I was a little girl. From the time I was 7 years old until the time I was 9...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 23 Responses Nov 18

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    So i found some things i wrote on some of my "good" days for someone that was feeling like i do today. I feel like it belongs here Though the war we fight is not on a battlefield...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Please someone tell me whether or not these are signs that I have BPD. - I'm 18 years old and will be 19 in December. -I'm a lefthander. - I'm the eldest child. -I have a very...
    DestinationUnknown1995 DestinationUnknown1995 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    This year makes 20 years that I have been medicated continually for bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed in 1994. Got it kind of early. I have type 1, rapid-cycling, w/ mixed episodes...
    NCG475 NCG475 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    It feels like my whole life is tumbling down. At times I'm so happy and socialable, but at times I withdraw and be isolated from my friends. At times I enjoy being with my friends...
    crimsonelise crimsonelise 18-21, F Nov 3

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    Ever since the sixth grade I've been battling a eating disorder. My friends were starving themselves I thought it was the cool thing to do. Boy was I wrong. I started to force...
    kittycat2213 kittycat2213 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I have a long-standing history with OCD, eating disorders (anorexia), PMDD, and depression. It's been many years since I have taken medication, and instead (because I don't like...
    footballgirl1016 footballgirl1016 36-40 2 Responses Nov 12

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    For my entire life, I've had an unhealthy relationship with food. My recent anorexia probably stemmed from many things, including my childhood obesity, my need for control, my OCD...
    cahill11 cahill11 13-15, M Nov 14

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    I have been going on 3 years now, off and on with this disorder, and right now I just need someone to talk to.. Really bad, I cant eat anything without feeling disgusting and...
    vyrlox vyrlox 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    When I moved and spent my first winter up near Canada, I wasn't really that moody. But then year after year, I got so depressed that I finally had to go see a psychiatrist. I would...
    Kckiss88 Kckiss88 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Therapy update: Went back again today, after walking a freezing cold, long, exposed and extremely windy bridge with trucks screaming past me no less.. While the doctor was writing...
    gybe gybe 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 29

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    It's like getting caught in a Canadian Avalanche in the Rockies. But like a seasoned survivor I know this soul crushing weight of lethargy and negativity will pass. I calm myself...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 3

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    Funny how the people you need the most in desperate times are the main ones to leave you hanging. "The people" I'm talking about are my parents. It's obvious something bothering me...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I'm undiagnosed and was told to have the traits since I don't fit in the criteria to be diagnosed. This battle with my emotions is hell. I don't ever wish it on my worst enemy...
    SolitarySol SolitarySol 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    im feeling angry and fructrated i dont know how to copw with this sick illness i dont wan to do nothing i treat myself like a piece of **** i dont want tobe around know one i feel...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    A couple of years ago my body underwent a radical and perplexing transformation as within the space of two months my weight went from 80kg to 120kg - this was accompanied by...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    So since a lot of people want to know what I've been through and why I act the way I do but don't want to dig through all my posts to see the very first one which is my life story...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I suffer from eating disorders
    vmia vmia 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    I'm Elizabeth, I'm 18 years old and I absolutely hate myself and I never talk to people about it. I'm 5ft 4in tall and weight roughly 130lbs, I have crazy colored eyes, a big...
    Lizabethjoycee Lizabethjoycee 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    My mood is out of control. Don't know why I feel the way I do.
    bananananaxo bananananaxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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    Ive never shared anything like this with anyone before so im just gonna write as it comes to. Im in my late 20s and ive spent the majority of my adult life feeling this way. Only...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 17

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    Goodbye (I'm Sorry) Jamestown Story Time has run out for me, everything's distant and I don't know what to believe It's so hard, lost in the world's confusion and I need to leave...
    AlyShine AlyShine 18-21, F Nov 20

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    It bites hard. Meds made it worse. And heart attacks on seroquel. But they can debate diagnosis. Was in phoenix. Had a doctor. He left. New doctor came. She...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Ok. Too bipolar to read posts. Again. And too dark to go write. Dang mood swings.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Ever watch the video for Chandelier by Sia? That song is my life, that video is my state of mind. See, when I finally am in a good mood my brain goes into overdrive and I act SO...
    DreamingOrchid DreamingOrchid 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 30

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