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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

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 1 Response Jan 8

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