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I Have Bi-polar

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    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 2 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2011

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    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...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    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

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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

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    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

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    Im so fckin bi polar right now. Omfg. :"D Anywayy Mrph I'm okay now tho. Thanks for supporting me epeeps. Love ya :*
    KittyKatLuvsYhu KittyKatLuvsYhu 13-15, F Sep 9

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    Was diagnosed Bi-Polar (often rapid cycling) with in the first ten minutes of my very first psych appointment. Now I'm nervous about what is to come in the next sessions...I'm so...
    BrokenOneX BrokenOneX 31-35 Sep 17

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    I've had an okay day, woke up pretty late, Haven't had more that 2 up's today.. I was depressed the rest of the time.. But I prefer the constant depression, it hurts way to much to...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F Sep 6

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    Manic time! Mine always includes hair dye, hair cuts, working too much, and sleeping too little. Feeling like I can take on the world!!!
    BrokenOneX BrokenOneX 31-35 Sep 3

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    Today is a manic/depressive day. I literally feel cut off and numb in my skull, but my body feels like it's overdosed on adrenalin and needs to do something productive. The battle...
    BrokenOneX BrokenOneX 31-35 1 Response Sep 13

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    Days like today make me want to give up being strong and putting up that front that I'm in control. I just want to drop everything and let all my crazy come out so I can be sent to...
    BrokenOneX BrokenOneX 31-35 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to be cuddled and told it's alright.. I want to be first priority.. I want late night phone calls and texting all day.. I want to be in a relationship for one another not...
    KittyKatLuvsYhu KittyKatLuvsYhu 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a Polaroid camera and I love it. I collect and frame them. The way they turn out, the tone and grain on them just scream nostalgia.
    AlwaysBee AlwaysBee 18-21, F Sep 7

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    I feel like no one in the world could possibly understand what I'm going through. It's like I'm on a roller coaster every day. It's like I'm electrified when we are up and then...
    whoareyou208 whoareyou208 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    Such a promising carrier ended by mental illness and other handicaps. my mother was a church organist and music teacher so we always had a piano and orgain in our home. I was under...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 3 days ago

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    I wish someone had told me when I was younger that my negative and depressive emotions did not make me less human. That it is alright to not be okay, it's alright to admit...
    BrokenOneX BrokenOneX 31-35 3 Responses Sep 5

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    100 Questions 1) Name: Michelle 2) Male/Female: Female 3) Were you named after anyone? Yes, my father 4) Does your name mean anything? Who Is Like God....fitting for a pagan...
    LilMzSweetness LilMzSweetness 22-25 Sep 5

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    [x] suicidal thoughts [x] cut myself [x] burn myself [x] type 1 diabetes [x] bi polar [x] severe mood swings [x] bi sexual [x] hate myself [x] I want to be kissed and...
    KittyKatLuvsYhu KittyKatLuvsYhu 13-15, F Sep 5

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    I am addicted to shoplifting. It is an addiction. My siblings turned to drugs and alcohol. I am low end Bi-Polar. It is not for the high of it. It started as a child having to get...
    Orgme Orgme 61-65, F 4 Responses Sep 20

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    Bi polar runs deep in my family...none of our neuro transmitters transmit properly unless...WE TAKE OUR MEDICATION....take your meds....first and foremost...
    brandilou brandilou 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I think I may be bi polar! One minute I'm full of hope and positivity the next I'm down in the dumps and glum. They'e not massive mood swings but very noticeable and upsetting as I...
    NurseDaisy NurseDaisy 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate battling depression. I hate always feeling down even though I know I have many reasons that I should be happy and thankful. I feel ashamed about it and for needing...
    lilbirdydoll lilbirdydoll 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I have written a story (Virginia Cried Wolf) about a girl's struggle with bi-polar disorder and her frustration with all the wrong diagnoses over the years. Currently am going...
    iworkout2much iworkout2much 61-65, M Sep 2

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    I have meet a Disable children Bus Attendant. Speak no or a very little English. From Rural Village of Bangladesh. NO school. Married 2 children. Has a OCD and Bi POLAR husband...
    LIFECHECKUNDERTHEIRTHREAT LIFECHECKUNDERTHEIRTHREAT 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Well it happened. The Step daughter finally pushed to far past the line, and had to pay the price for it. Last night she had a friend sleep over. Step daughter had came to me...
    warlords1973 warlords1973 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 6

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    Well it happened. The Step daughter finally pushed to far past the line, and had to pay the price for it. Last night she had a friend sleep over. Step daughter had came to me and...
    warlords1973 warlords1973 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Here is the short hand I have been dating this girl for five years now. I am in love with my ex who is Bi-Polar and has Border line personality disorder. She is also now engaged to...
    bbatss bbatss 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I have been diagnosed with P.T.S.D., depression, bi-polar, catarracts, chronic pain, asthma, etc. I need a caregiver. I can't make a doctor's appointment because I don't have...
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F Sep 8

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    Here is the short hand because the actual story can be a graphic novel I have been dating this girl for five years now. I am in love with my ex who is Bi-Polar and has Border...
    bbats bbats 22-25, M Sep 8

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    It seems that 90%+ of the world (if EP's anything to go by!) is suffering from some condition that has to be specifically named and render people 'labelled'. I know people are bi...
    Moonpenny Moonpenny 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    My theme song of the day... I've got bi-polar disorder My ****'s not in order I'm overweight I'm always late I've got too many things to say I rock mom jeans, cat earrings...
    mskellie36 mskellie36 36-40, F Sep 13

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    I'm feeling down and just want to draw, but I already know that my artistic abilities are not going to measure up to my expectations. So I sit here staring at a blank piece of...
    BrokenOneX BrokenOneX 31-35 2 Responses Sep 19

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    So it began at age 3 when my parents separated . I felt all alone in the world at that time , remembering the fights my mum and dad use to have constantly. I had been sent to my...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Sep 20

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    I will be 40 this year. I have three little girls all under 8. For 9 years I lived with a wife that was emotionally and physically violent towards me and our children. About four...
    adadinpain adadinpain 36-40, M 8 Responses Sep 22

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    My dad and I have been living with his mom for two years now and the house is extremely small. I have no bedroom so that means no privacy! He has no job and the house has no stove...
    flymama flymama 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Doctor doctor, give me the news! I've got a bad case of bi-polar depression. Sorry to throw you off by not following the lyric. Seriously though. These lows are getting stronger...
    princessslaya princessslaya 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am old now but feel like me from the inside looking out. I dropped out of the rat race 50 yrs ago and went my own way and have lived a very different and exciting life. I have...
    shamrock266 shamrock266 66-70, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm a 39 yo man, and like the title says I hate my mother. I was unfortunate enough to be born to a woman who would be the poster child for parent licenses. She was mentally ill...
    wonderweirdo wonderweirdo 36-40, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I met my girlfriend while in Nepal. I was there for business and she was doing her world tour and ended up in Nepal. We met and somehow clicked. It's been almost 6 months now. I...
    CaptRVN CaptRVN 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I am a semi-recluse whom lives in semi-darkness and wear earplugs. Why? Because I can't tolerate sunlight. However don't feel ashamed or embarrassed. And I 'sho 'nuff ain't a...
    HarloweRayne2014 HarloweRayne2014 46-50, T 1 day ago

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    I need advice! I have been with my husband since his son was 3 yo and he is now 10. His bm has been in and out of his life. She has been remarried and had two more kids. She...
    StrictStepParent StrictStepParent 31-35, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I tell men all the time I'm bi I'll let them figure out the polar part later
    cittykatluv cittykatluv 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    The Cascade Power Filter consists of a polyfiber floss cartridge that traps floating particulate matter. Activated carbon cartridge gets rid of unsafe substances, toxins, odors...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Polar Cruises delivers lots of ships - through the rustic to complete luxurious to accomodate tourists flavor and spending budget. Each and every kind of ship features its have...
    Temple2516ja Temple2516ja 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Wildlife presenter Steve Backshall's career has observed him getting tracked by jaguars, swimming with leopards seals and hunted by polar bears. In his most recent adve...Travel is...
    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 10