I Battle Anxiety and Bipolar Disorder

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    These last couple of days have been the worst

    of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but I mean I'm 21.. I didn't seriously think of it. My sister yelled at me and called me a bunch of things for worrying enough to even go to the doc...
    lily449 lily449
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2015


    Because of this monster that has clawed itself into me, made my body its home and corroded me from the inside out, my life has changed. I'm a different person every day, sometimes many times throughout the course of one day. I've had the highest of highs and the lowest of lows...
    spacehyena spacehyena
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2012

    Hi, I'm New And I Also Suffer From Bipolar Disorder And Anxiety

    I was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder about three years ago and have had serious anxiety for years. I am on meds for both. Most of my anxiety is social anxiety, which is why I love the internet. I feel like I can talk to people without the feeling that they are looking at me and...
    melancholyangel melancholyangel
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 11, 2011

    Hi Iv had bipolar for the last five years

    and have come off my meds about three months ago. I'm doing well with a little bit of anxiety. Does anyone know if you can live well without the meds x thanks in advance
    bipolarpink bipolarpink
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2014

    Have you ever been dished out this type of

    advice: You think too much / you worry too much / you need to learn to relax? These comments make me so angry, it’s like “No shi_t Sherlock, you fvcking idiot”. It’s like they are standing at the side of the pool, watching someone panicking and drowning and shouting at...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 26, 2016

    Activating self care counter measures.

    Anxiety is targeted. Engaging mindfulness. Letting other thoughts blow out of my mind like a hurricane force wind tunnel. Becoming one with my breath is my laser focus . This will take a bit of time but I will ramp down from my 7 to a manageable 4 out of 10. Check in this...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 2, 2015

    Some Days

    I suffer from bi polar and anxiety.  I should say anxiety first because it bothers me the most.  Through the years I have self medicated with marijuana to bring about some semblance of peace and tranquility to my life.  It worked for a good number of years- then...
    Antony67 Antony67
    1 Response Apr 20, 2008

    I feel like running away.

    Starting over, and than I think, my bipolar and anxiety will still be there. Dose it ever get better? Its not always my family fault I get like this. But its hard trying to deal with it all. Sometimes it.feels like Im the only going thur this. Yet I know deep down inside someone...
    penpalwriter penpalwriter
    46-50, F
    Apr 20, 2014

    Anxiety, worry, feeling overwhelmed

    or afraid leads to starting to ramp up into being high and a bit hypomanic. Deep calm breaths. I can control factor X in this circumstance ,..and let go of chaos of Y. I can do this
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 14, 2015

    My life seems like a constant state of sadness

    with small hints of euphoria. I'm miserable.
    RachelAddison RachelAddison
    26-30, F
    Feb 26, 2014

    I have several types of anxiety

    and I'm bipolar and my psychiatrist tells me to take pill after pill after pill for my bipolar disorder which I can take up to five in a day. The only thing she does for my anxieties is talk to me about it because she thinks my pills for the bipolarism(I hope that's a word) help...
    HolidaySpice HolidaySpice
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2013

    I Have Bipolar Disorder, And Major Anxiety

    Hello, I'm Adri, I have bipolar disorder and a major anxiety disorder, I get scared just in the passenger seat of my grandmas car, praying we don't randomly get into a car accident, even though she's near professional at driving. I get major depression, I tend to try to kill my...
    Loveed Loveed
    13-15, F
    Dec 1, 2009

    I hate everything . Today is just the worse day

    for me . I hate that my problems arent that big . I hate that my family could give 2 ***** about me . I hate that I suck at school . I hate that I'm sad. I hate how bad I wanna hate myself . I hate that I cant even talk to the only people that care . I hate that I cry . I hate...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2014

    I have been feeling quite unstable

    for the past few days. It's starting to effect my job and it scares me. I realize that I am hiding within myself to avoid bursting into tears. I need to just make it through the day. I'm not sure why my depression is so aggressive this go around, but it's exhausting.
    amw121112 amw121112
    26-30, F
    Aug 4, 2015
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