I Battle Manic Depression Every Day of My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    I have been on meds for 18 years.

    Was diagnosed with depression at age 16 then at 20 diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I have been on practically everything. Some do nothing. Some work for a while then just stop. I've been doing this constant trial and error with different combinations for 18 years now. Almost...
    jks1981 jks1981
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015

    This is going to kill me

    if I don't get help.
    trinoctal trinoctal
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2014

    i don't want to get up,

    i don't want to live or breathe. But i don't want to disappoint my family, so i get up every day and busy myself with work and reading. The last five years have been hell. I hate when people tell me to just look up and be positive, when it is so hard to pretend to be happy and...
    darkfairy98 darkfairy98
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015

    That's what I was diagnosed with long

    before someone coined the term "bipolar". I don't even remember life before M/D it was sooo long ago. I must have done something wrong or made a bad dice roll to be sentenced to a life term with no hope of parole. Every freaking day of my life, seems like 100 years, times when I...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas
    56-60, M
    1 Response Sep 24, 2015
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