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I Have Bi-polar

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8, 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 Sep 8, 2014

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    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

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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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    Related Experiences

    yesterday I saw a shrink about my depression and anxiety only to be told I have had the wrong diagnosis all this time, I have bi- polar disorder and borderline personality disorder...
    tracycox tracycox 26-30 2 days ago

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    does it get worse as you get older? I'm praying that it's not bi polar, i always just thought that i was just sensitive and emotional, but the symptoms are starting to become more...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3

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    It's really, really, time consuming and draining to be friends with someone bi polar. Especially having clinical depression myself. My friend is currently not speaking to me...
    Cg1772 Cg1772 41-45 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can remember the first time I seriously considered killing myself. I was 9 years old. All my life I have suffered Insomnia and Bi-Polar depression but this year I have finally...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F May 10

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    I was friends with a girl for 6 years. We recently stopped being friend about 3 months ago due to me just not wanting to be around her negative energy and she doesn't take care of...
    kyliereneaa kyliereneaa 16-17, F May 14

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    I worked with a team of scientists. We went to this remote island with an abandoned research facility to try to gather the data that was left behind. We found out that it was...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response May 1

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    I wonder why a tiger is on the frosted flakes cereal box. these people should've put a polar bear with a handkerchief instead of a tiger. I mean, come on..... the cereal says...
    RappingAboutMyLife RappingAboutMyLife 16-17, M 1 Response May 2

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    Hi, I'm a 14 year old female. I don't know why but I have a tendency to mess things up. About 3 months ago one of my close friends instagram account was hacked. The hacker posted...
    polutedmind polutedmind 13-15, F May 3

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    I have a Brother who by all means, idgaf what anyone or test says, is my little brother. We actually met two years ago over social media. Ever since we have been thick as thieves...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Hi I go by fruitypunch on here.I would like to vent a little bit and share personal experience.Well I hate being Ignored by everyone that cares about me.I am Ignored by my cousin...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My wife is Bi-polar. Probably enough said for anyone who has been in such a relationship. We are married 25 years. The manic episodes first surfaced after my son was KIA in Iraq 8...
    Alanri2 Alanri2 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I did something pretty naughty last night. I tried to Google the scenario to see if anyone else had experienced a similar situation and was suprised to find nothing. I was sitting...
    nomoretabitha333 nomoretabitha333 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I live with my parents for the time being. my sister is 16 and tried to fight me because I took cigs away from her. she went after my belly and I don't trust her. I don't know what...
    myanchorman myanchorman 18-21, F May 3

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    I HAVE DONE A LOT OF BAD THINGS TO PEOPLE...... SOME DESERVED IT...SOME DID NOT......JUDGE ME IF YOU WILL...... My whole life has been one disaster after another. I was...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses May 4

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    so here's my experience. I'm talking to this guy, we been talking for about 3 months now. Although it sounds crazy, he mentioned he's has manic depression aka, bipolar. When I met...
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 3 Responses May 4

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    I'm at a really good place in my life. It's been a struggle and if anyone out there is suffering from bi polar disorder you can always talk to me and I can help.
    piperweant piperweant 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    My wife never listens to me. She does not respect me at all. I have sever bi-polar and anxiety issues and she just walks all over me and does not try to help me with my mental...
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M May 8

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    I have sever bi-polar and anxiety issues. My wife walks all over me. I can't take it anymore.
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M May 8

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    Over the past few days it's been difficult. The medication had made me very snappy, aggressive and irritable over the first two days of use. This turned into a hyped attitude...
    driftingalone driftingalone 16-17, F May 11

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    I have grown to love myself for all my imperfections. My scars, i rock them. My body changed after i had kids, i embraced my curves (Side story in the progress about this). Im...
    deadgirlsfairytale deadgirlsfairytale 26-30, F 1 Response May 14

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    My parents are constantly getting on my nerves.. My mom is a bi-polar butt cheek, and my dad. Well he's just obnoxious. This isn't a reason to be mad, but he is just.. Annoying. He...
    StoryToRemember StoryToRemember 13-15, F 2 Responses May 16

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    hi guys, so yeah. recently, less than 1 month ago, i made a friend here on EP ( he has quit already). it was during my exam period, i was studying and bored from it , so i will...
    Cassanne Cassanne 16-17 3 Responses a week ago

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    She doesn't want me to know better than her but I do, she just took my phone away cause I am sick with a fever and cant go to my brothers recital. It's not my fault she feels...
    ValentinePunk ValentinePunk 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    He was my best friend for almost 50 years.In Jr High my bi-polar disorder started but it wasn't until middle high school that it got really bad. I had always had lots of friends...
    ADF55 ADF55 56-60 4 days ago

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    Tonight I'm feeling like writing about what's in my heart. It makes me sad when I think about the mess I've got myself into.... I've been married 25 years to a great guy. I've...
    Janna78 Janna78 46-50, F 5 Responses May 11

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    So today's been a good day ! Spent it with my boyfriend (: we went over to his house first to smoke some weed and then afterwards we got tacos . I got bean and cheese and he got...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 11 Responses May 14

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    I am closer to my bf mother and stepfather then my own mother and father. My father has bio-polar and borderline. He loves to tell how better my sister is and had paranoia that has...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F a week ago

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    While visiting a close friend who was admitted into a mental hospital for polar disorder I began to notice that the main topic of conversation of the patients was about God and the...
    ardentizzy ardentizzy 61-65, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have always enjoyed drawing and painting since I was a child.This is one of favorites, inspired by the time I spent living in the Florida keys. This is all I have left of it, a...
    jim054 jim054 51-55, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have never felt alive or better in my life. Because I have come to terms with who and what I am. And that's a transgender woman. But as good as I feel bout that I feel just as...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am not afraid of danger or the world that I have yet to properly discover and understand. The only thing I truly fear is being stuck in a little cubicle for the rest of my life...
    Fluffystuff Fluffystuff 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    And I say Bibliophile here because while I could just have submitted something to the "I Love Books" Group (if there is on - I haven't checked) I don't just love reading books. I...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Apr 29

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    Crushed under heel, your cigarette smolders in heavy waves of gray, defiant to its last breath. I compare its progress to the formation of debris fields, Saturn’s rings, the...
    DanielChristensen DanielChristensen 36-40, M 13 Responses May 5

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