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I Have Bipolar Disorder But Still Live Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 75 People

    I am unmedicated at the moment

    and doing OK. I am afraid that doctors may zombify me if I do share my up and downs. My mum has Type 1.
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 Nov 3

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    Better Than Ever

    I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in the 8th grade. I was put on medications for it....but I felt, not like myself. I didnt like the idea that the medication could be altering my moods, it was just a strange feeling. I took the medication for three and a half...
    WraithformsLovelyAngel WraithformsLovelyAngel 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18, 2009

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    Hi, I'm New!

    Hi Everyone, I'm Ruby and I'm new here. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder a couple of months ago. I had been struggling with mood swings and severe episodes of depression and mania since I was 15. When I was 17, I was hospitalized twice and misdiagnosed with schizophrenia...
    RubyInTheSkyWithCheetos RubyInTheSkyWithCheetos 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    ☺really ?? How Does Bipolar Disorder Stop You From Living ?

    please Id love any comments or messages talking about how bipolar disorder changed your life and what you noticed was different thank you for any comments
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2010

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    I Recently Posted This Good Advice In A Group Called "want To Find Strength To Kill Myself" to try to prevent suicides

    Killing yourself is giving up. Letting them defeat you. Yes I understand you have intense pain and suffering. To keep going in spite of it is to be tough as nails, the toughest ************ alive. I have resolved to never commit suicide, ever. I have several attempts in the past...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    Wtf!?! Please Help

    Im soooo lost, I hate having this disorder but I have come to terms that I have this disorder but I dont know what to do anymore, Im a single mother to a wonderful 4 month old son and I want to be a great mother to him but, I cant seem to fight off the depression, anger and...
    lostforever21 lostforever21 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    A Bad Moment....i Need Help And Advice

    Sometimes I would give anything to see things in shades of gray. I wish I could find the in-between of something stressful or wonderful. I wish I could take a deep breath and react the way normal people do. I wish I knew what normal was. My brain does not allow that. I do talk to...
    imokcuziknowimcrzy imokcuziknowimcrzy 36-40 1 Response Dec 19, 2011

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    I Hate Having This

    I hate having this I don't understand it either, I got a dui, then was commited and evaluated by a psychiatrist, and he diagnosed me with bipolar, I was then put in treatment, and put on anti depressants and that made me worse and more unstable so much that i had to go back in to...
    Angels80808 Angels80808 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    By Love And Grace

    Im bipolar but by the love of God i can wake up every morning and thank him for his grace is sufficient enough for me!I love you all my heart goes out to people hurting out there with bipolar as well....may the Lord bless ur life richly and wth love and tenderness sorry for my...
    Riderz4Christ Riderz4Christ 31-35, M May 9, 2012

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    Psych Meds: Advice

    Hi! My name is Thom. I am a volunteer here on Experience Projoct. I am Bi-Polar w/Borderline Personality and Histrionic Personality Disorders. I have a fairly extensive knowledge of Psychiatric medication. I myself have taken many from SSRI's and their subsets, to Benzodiazepines...
    ThomVincenzo ThomVincenzo 36-40, M Aug 28, 2013

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    I have bipolar disorder 1 & adult ADHD combined

    type. I'm 27, married 7 year son& 6 year stepdaughter. My life seems normal.... On the outside. On the inside it's turmoil & medication only helps so much, years of therapy only helped so much. I think therapy is just to learn how to manage it other Than that it's a waste for me...
    mrojas27 mrojas27 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Wtf!?! Please Help

    Im soooo lost, I hate having this disorder but I have come to terms that I have this disorder but I dont know what to do anymore, Im a single mother to a wonderful 4 month old son and I want to be a great mother to him but, I cant seem to fight off the depression, anger and...
    lostforever21 lostforever21 22-25, F Oct 31, 2009

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    Trying To Keep From Falling Face First Into Depression, Seeing How I Survived A Manic Episode

    I have considered writing a memoir that revolved around my bipolar disorder. I have had multiple psychiatric professionals say that I am a textbook case and "would be good for a college student to talk to". I was diagnosed in 2009 when I was 20 and hospitalized several times...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    I honestly don't know if I have Bipolar or not.. I'm not willing to look at too many sites, some could be fake and give me extreme paranoia.. But I want to know of these symptoms...
    PendalWitch PendalWitch 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    This bipolar thing is getting tiring. I have been in the hospital a few times, and it's always hard being admitted but sometimes you just have to. I thought about admitting myself...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8

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    It feels like my whole life is tumbling down. At times I'm so happy and socialable, but at times I withdraw and be isolated from my friends. At times I enjoy being with my friends...
    crimsonelise crimsonelise 18-21, F Nov 3

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I have been dealing with this illness Since the age of 16. I am 33 now. It was a HUGE turning point in my life. It changed EVERYTHING. I had 3 Head injuries, the 3rd one was a...
    Crazy4capoeira Crazy4capoeira 31-35, M Nov 7

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    Life seems like a game of basketball. Times when you are only running back and forth with your mates and hoping one of your them pass you the ball and you make a 3. Or you could...
    mypiecetoit mypiecetoit 36-40, F Nov 3

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    I would live to live life to the fullest ?
    Katiebug249 Katiebug249 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Live life day by day, minute by minute, you'll find that life gets easier as you aren't worrying about the next day.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's nice to feel that even you have a lot of problems and worries, your friends are always there to cheer you up and give you advice. Live life to the fullest as they say
    JadeB08 JadeB08 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I have had more than a few premonitions in my lifetime, but I will tell you of 5 that are still fresh in my mind. 1) I was driving to work and was on the interstate. Something...
    1EPMinnie 1EPMinnie 70+, F 4 Responses Nov 15

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    Yep it's true, I have a nice butt. And my *** loves attention lol. It hasn't always been like this tho. Growing up I had no ***, I was pretty much straight up n down, the 'skinny...
    BambiPie BambiPie 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Someone just told me my butt is huge. Lol not really sure how to take that but alright... Apparently I have a big butt.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    Is it weird for a man to have curvy ***? While at college a friend told me that not even the girls in our college have a sexier butt than mine..and he was straight for sure Maybe...
    rcharles rcharles 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    It bites hard. Meds made it worse. And heart attacks on seroquel. But they can debate diagnosis. Was in phoenix. Had a doctor. He left. New doctor came. She...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Ok. Too bipolar to read posts. Again. And too dark to go write. Dang mood swings.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    When I was younger, about 16 a very emotionally abusive relationship I had led to panic attacks and eventually panic disorder. I saw a psychiatrist to help resolve the problem...
    FreudianSlip13 FreudianSlip13 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    So, I am an American teenager and I believe that I have multiple psychological disorders. After reading and researching a few psychological disorders after being told that I may...
    JoeTheMessiah JoeTheMessiah 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 18

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    Whenever I feel free of them, they come back. Today, I felt incredibly good to start with, which is quite rare. Usually I'm operating at around 90% physically and mentally at best...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Let's start by getting a few things clear: I don't believe in spending my life stuck in an endless routine of going to work day after day just to pay the lousy bills. I believe...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 5 Responses Oct 31

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    It's becoming so hard to live with this. every day is a struggle. my medicine seems to not help at times and I feel in a whole. so dark and deep. I have no energy or motivation to...
    madame311 madame311 26-30, F Nov 7

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    Wow my bipolar is off the charts crazy.
    Gothicbitch83 Gothicbitch83 18-21, F Nov 12

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    Everyday now is a struggle to maintain my sense of self. This condition, I thought that I had beaten it. For two years, relatively, I lived without its more severe effects. Last...
    sreiland sreiland 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    Hi my name is Sophiee and i would like to tell you about my boyfriend Ben when i met him i had given up on myself on life on everything and i had tried to commit suicide in the...
    SophieeChapman SophieeChapman 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    It's been a difficult week. We lost two family members and a friend I've known since high school. Life is short and as a friend once said to me, "Tomorrow is promised to no one...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 2

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    She sat by the windowsill staring out into the trees that swayed in the light fall breeze. She wondered to her self how life had passed by so quickly. As she began to focus on the...
    K8523 K8523 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    I'm in the middle of a move. 1 part chaos 1 part uprooting my routine What's this make? Mania. Shaken, not stirred. My boyfriend has been wonderful but it's only the first week...
    kimberlyfaith kimberlyfaith 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Imagine life as a stream. When you are heading towards thriving, you are flowing with the stream, and things happens with ease. When you are resisting, you are heading upstream and...
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't live with it. What I nearly did so selfishly! I love my girlfriend so much but I nearly died and left her! And I might still, I'm in hospital with a life threatening...
    YitzchakWinternitz YitzchakWinternitz 16-17, M Nov 5

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    After a medical emergency earlier this year that almost ended my life prematurely (a ruptured ectopic pregnancy and a blood clot from the surgery), I became obsessed with living my...
    rochanlon rochanlon 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    Okay, so I know internet is full of depressed 9 year old's bullcrapples but that won't stop me from writing this, so if you're gonna criticize me from being bothered by "silly...
    WeirdMoon WeirdMoon 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been having seizures for almost a year now. I am 23 years old and I was just reciently diagnosed with CD. My mother has no idea what to do and I am completely baffled by the...
    blackpearl0618 blackpearl0618 22-25, F Oct 29

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    I just found out that my grandfather has brain cancer and has a few weeks to live. I met him a little less than a month ago and we've only seen eachother three times. He's one of...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    The challenge with life is to live it
    Ruf1 Ruf1 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    I'm determined that when my kids grow up in going to live my life to the full....I mean Shirley Valentine and then some! Seriously I look after my elderly mother, have three boys...
    NurseDaisy NurseDaisy 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago