I Have Bipolar Disease

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    I am 23 years old, and I am struggling with Type II bipolar Disorder. I have been dealing with this since I was about 16 now. I have been on a bunch of different kinds of medication, and I have finally found the right medication that seems to be working well for me *At least for...
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    Oct 25, 2012

    Rollercoaster Ride

    My name is Shannon. I was diagnosed with bipolar when I was 18 yrs old. I knew I had it way before that but symptoms were ignored. I struggle every single day to maintain some type of normalcy in my life, and it is a difficult struggle. My life is a rollercoaster of mood swings...
    findingmyself73 findingmyself73
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jul 15, 2008


    Being diagnosed with bi-polar disorder explained a lot to me about my actions. The biggest problem I've noticed since being diagnosed is that the meds I'm on aren't working. I still am either so depressed that I don't get out of bed all day or my mind is racing so fast that I can...
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jun 4, 2011

    Anger Issues

    I have bipolar and was diagnosed at 13 after a very bad outburst. I have mood swings mostly towards the anger side. My anger has torn apart so many friendships and I hate that. Medication though and therapy have proven effective. But eveyday I have to remember not to go off when...
    TheFishIsHere TheFishIsHere
    18-21, F
    May 25, 2010

    Bipolar Doesn't Have To Be Lonely

    I have be diagnosed with bipolar probably for 15 years. It was way back then. I have a lot of mood swings. I have tried a lot of medicine to eleminate the mood swings, but alot of the medicine make me "more crazy". If you are alone and lonely try using this web site to empty...
    marthajc marthajc
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Mar 23, 2011

    What Do You Do When Your Therapist Abandons You?

    After years of trying for years to find "that" therapist- you know the type I mean? The one that knows what you need to do to help you; that makes you feel SO comfortable with that you can tell her absolutely ANYTHING and know that you will never be judged; the one that actually...
    TalonSky TalonSky
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 18, 2011

    I Am So Surprised....maybe Not So....

    No one likes to admit that they suffer. I have gotten so good at hiding it at work. They have no clue that I leave work and drive home the same old route and walk into my home, close the door and not speak to anyone until I wake up and go to work the next day. Weekends are really...
    tribeliker tribeliker
    56-60, M
    Jun 3, 2011

    My Life

    i always hope i wasn't sick i knew it ran in my family i knew if played it like i was fine they would think i really was but i lost my temper and i fell into deppersion i began cutting and i just lost all faith in god i tryed to off myself so many times i wished i did so but it...
    lovely18 lovely18
    18-21, F
    Oct 30, 2009
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