I Have Bi-polar

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    Really Another Illness .

    I went to see my new psychs and I knew I was going to get diagnosis this morning but I thought it'd be the usual schizoaffective disorder , depression and BDD but no they have all agreed I have bi polar too . The mental illness gods must hate me .I thought about it driving home...
    Smackhead Smackhead
    70+, F
    1 Response May 23, 2013

    After 3+ years of cds-ing on & off,

    my peers have analyzed & fine tuned my personality to being a better responsible transgender person. Not that before I was performing in difficult times or any way's! After some difficult experiences with other member's of public, I have talked about certain issues in order how...
    cross2play cross2play
    31-35
    Feb 24, 2015

    I Have R C.M.D.

    Hey Everyone, I have BI-Polar. I have ultra rapid cycling bi-polar. It is the Freddy vr. Jason of the BP world. Several severe ups and downs in one day and extreme extended bouts of mania and depression mixed in for good measure. Add some violent mood swings and a little ol...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound
    41-45
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2008

    I Have Bi-polar Too

    Late last year after months of manic episodes followed by depressions so bad I wouldn't leave my room I was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder. Since I started taking the meds my moods are much more stable. I still feel a little manic here and there but the depressions have gone...
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 17, 2011

    Uncertainty

    I try to be open about my diagnosis, but I find it difficult to share with most people I know from college. I went to a pretty 'elite' school, and my symptoms actually started to manifest (at least so that I could not suppress them) mid-way through.  Being a poor girl in a...
    bisectionalthespian bisectionalthespian
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 9, 2010

    The Feeling You Can't Shake

    It's been about 8 months since my "formal diagnosis" but I've been struggling with my own mind for as long as I can remember. Bi-polar, BPD, Major Depression all another way to say your life will never be okay. Medications are awful, you can't live without them but...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 10, 2009

    It Has Its Highs!

    There are some nice things to be said for having RCMD. I have been on a high for 3 days now. I have had insomnia and mania almost steady for that time. I have managed to get my entire house sorted and cleaned, organized and turned out in that time. And I still have 10,000 volts...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound
    41-45
    3 Responses Aug 26, 2008

    Dirty,filthy Love...

    for as long as i can remember the one thing that has always been more important to me then anything else...is Love.i always wanted to have that One person that could make me happy that could make me whole.after a couple of mishaps i found this one person. This person that somehow...
    Luna21 Luna21
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2011

    A QUICK BREAK DOWN: BI-POLAR TWO It is

    more than just plain depression, but never delusional or psychotic (in some cases) the "up" moods never reach full blown mania. The less intense elevated moods in Bi-polar two are called "Hypomania" or "Hypomanic Episodes". People with this disorder suffer more often...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 8, 2014

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    I've been taking lexapro now for almost 10 years and trying to ween myself off of it. Started when I was 18 very down hated life and didn't want to be part of it any longer...
    MlssGreen MlssGreen
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    TXSTUD55 TXSTUD55
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    MoonChild01 MoonChild01
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    2 Responses Apr 8
    For Christ's sake, I wish my dad would just grow the hell up. It's starting to drive me mad. Brief recap/largely incomprehensible rant: More than two years ago my dad became an...
    scarlett54 scarlett54
    18-21, F
    Apr 8
    Bear with me, this is going to be a long story, but I need to get this off my chest. I am happy people found these places to vent and some people were lucky enough to become aware...
    Horriblesister Horriblesister
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 4
    I just wanna touch base on what's going on with me right now. Well, I'm blowing my own mind while simultaneously having no idea how I'm doing it. Just my general understanding and...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 4
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