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I Have Bi-polar

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Waking up every day not knowing what kind of mood you're going to be in is pretty awful. That and just how difficult it is to get out of the extreme lows when you hit those points...
    PepsiPlunge PepsiPlunge 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I need Help. I have a step child battling Bi Polar. Please someone help me understand.
    bass7 bass7 31-35, F Dec 8

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    I used to get; I like you You're cute I would so date you if you are here And I never know how to reply. . . . BUT now I do; I like me too! Along with trails of 435867 people on...
    10Scorpio96 10Scorpio96 18-21 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I was driving my Polaris ranger to my tree stand when I saw a grizzly bear cross the path in front of me. It was small so I figured it was a cub and that the mother was either In...
    Zoekosmopoulos Zoekosmopoulos 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Idk, i guess i've always been this way...it simply got worse with time. I'm not anorexic, or bulimic or a binge eater or anything along those lines. I don't have issues with my...
    IAmOptimusPrime IAmOptimusPrime 22-25, F Nov 30

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    How I Moved Beyond Insomnia by Jennifer Jackson, The Mind-Body Coach www.beyondinsomnia.com We all know people who can sleep like a rock no matter what. I have never been one of...
    beyondinsomnia beyondinsomnia 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I assume none of you know this but well... I like polar bears... there I said it
    ilikepolarbears22 ilikepolarbears22 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Mikayla is a beautiful young sixteen year old girl who I believe was born to grow up as an angel. Seriously...the girl has a heart made of gold. Even though she is younger than me...
    peacekeeper15 peacekeeper15 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I have diabetes, I have a liver disease that is misunderstood for an STD, I have bi polar, I have anxiety and I have agoraphobia. And recently I SEE why I'm afraid of being in...
    minnieadams minnieadams 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I feel like I'm 17 sometimes when I was first diagnosed with bi polar disorder . But now that I'm 25 I can't keep acting like a 17 yr old it's embarrassing , my room is a mess , I...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel so stupid and awkward pouring my heart out on here but seeing other experiences I know I'm not entirely alone. I've been with my husband for 7 years though only married...
    lozzenbee lozzenbee 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    I feel like I am at the end of my rope. I have known something was "off" with me since before I can remember. Unfortunately, it's nothing I can put my finger on. My mother is...
    KMink88 KMink88 26-30, F Nov 21

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    I have severe depression and PTSD. Probably bi-polar as well. Scared to talk to a therapist Bc of previous experiences. Needing someone I can talk to, who can become a friend...
    maymee7 maymee7 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I really poorly, in my head. I need help. I know I am not the only person with depression, or bi-polar, or whatever I have, but I feel like I am. I need someone so I am not so...
    LostApothecary LostApothecary 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 25

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    Maybe I'm a little old for this one but it's true! My mother is bi-polar and my father doesn't understand how hard it is for her to just do normal, everyday stuff. He gets...
    GloppyHermit GloppyHermit 22-25, F Nov 25

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    ok , so i just realized i became a stalker but for a good reason . 7 years ago i had a tramaumatic experiance happen to me in Virginia Beach with this boy who i thought was my...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    So I almost sectioned myself the other week (maybe 2 weeks ago) and then now I'm feeling totally different. I hate how I never know when I will be okay. Still waiting for bi polar...
    HarrietAC HarrietAC 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I'm sick and tired of being branded by my disorder to the point where I quit jobs on the first day working there , this anxiety has to stop ! I'm ready to say I'm in control not...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    My dream is to become a performer and I'm in college but have been through a lotuses depression and bi polar since iv been in colleg. I am signed up for some courses I'm kinda...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Its demonic influence. period. Why do think there is "no cure'? can't slap a diagnosis and throw meds at a spiritual problem.Not just schizo either-bi polar,personality disorders...
    kmaero1 kmaero1 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    In 2010 my 23 year old brother died unexpectadly, in 2011 I got let go from my job, in 2012 after not being supportive at all my husband left me. I found out he hAd been cheating...
    RainStorm19 RainStorm19 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    fifth trial. i take effexor now. lowest dose. they say its dumb not to know your dose but no, i dont know my dose. 75? 75 sounds right. anyone wanting to try meds...
    LostInTheLight LostInTheLight 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    He is Steven Cook, Jr. and he is an Air Force veteran with 2 tours to the Middle East. He did not work combat missions. I think he's an electrician or something. He works on...
    Asilaya Asilaya 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    We got snow today. Nothing heavy—just a teaser. Snow is so flippant when compared to rain. Rain falls with a purpose towards the ground. Snows twirls and moves about in the...
    robertsnj robertsnj 46-50, M Dec 11

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    Story 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLqwE0Vh4sI Hello to all the people of experience project. It's not a thing a normal person would say, isn't it?! Lol, but that doesn't...
    blackpigeon blackpigeon 70+, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have 4 brothers and 1 sister. I am the oldest and considered the Mom of the bunch. Our life was hard. My dad died when I was 11 and my mom sank into a life of legal drug...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 17 Responses 4 days ago

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    Anyone else get just miserable on their birthday? Always end up being more depressed than usual, for a bi-polar person anyway. Every year without fail, just sadness on a day most...
    PepsiPlunge PepsiPlunge 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Well, I'll try to keep this as short as possible.. I live with my mother who is bi-polar/schizophrenic and i do my best to take care of her and provide the things she needs but...
    Volumes Volumes 22-25, M Nov 28

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    Before my birth my Mom was told no heartbeat can be found ,your child has died and we need to remove the fetus ,,Mom said no ,,,I want my Mom and her friends to pray ,,they did...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    WARNING: this is VERY long. During school and hanging out with friends, I can be the most talkative and cheerful person to be around. And that's what hides the truth back at home...
    vintagechick14 vintagechick14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'm a photographer so it's all about imagery and detail . Looking through my old computer I found some of my old writings when I was in a dark time , " as the blood dripped down...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F Nov 30

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    My daughter experiences the car arrived on time, it was really cleanse, Samson was extremely great and she felt Safe and sound. five stars...not a possibility. At Houston ONYX...
    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    Concerts make me happy ! thought i would list all the bands i have seen live ! ... The Flaming Lips x2 Smashing Pumpkins Less Than Jake x2 Reel Big Fish x2 Green Day Foo Fighters...
    TheFlamingLips TheFlamingLips 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I wanted to describe myself but I don't know how, so instead I used a hetalian paste up thing. I'll do more. The Allies America (Alfred F. Jones) You love hamburgers (x) You...
    AlabasterFrog AlabasterFrog 13-15 Nov 23

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    I know when I starting posting online that things are getting pretty low. I know I have depression when I have friends, family, brains, comfortable life and still feel horrible. I...
    cr1sn cr1sn 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    The science of the accumulation of the ages? The pondering a of old men sitting wondering about meanings, placing their life's work before themselves and debugging it. Thinking on...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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