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I Live With Bipolar Depression

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    I miss the old me. The hyper me,

    go out and have fun me! I'm so tired of looking at four walls. There are days it takes all I have to get out of the bed. Feeling like my legs are weighted down with lead, thoughts running rampant inside my head. Dwelling on this thing here, and that thing over there. I'm...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F Apr 15, 2014

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    It's hard to believe

    that a former Varsity cheerleader in high school has gone from prom queen court to the bottom of the barrel. I am on multiple medications and it's sad to know that I will have to be on these medications for the rest of my life. I wake up in the morning and instantly want to cry...
    ek2465 ek2465 22-25 1 Response Aug 12, 2014

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    So for a few years now I've been dealing with my manic-depression and it's gotten better and worse through time. I began taking mediciation to help when I was 12 though it didn't...
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    Besides oxygen... I can't live unless I feel like I'm needed, otherwise, I feel like I'm just taking up space and needing people more than they need me...
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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
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    I just need to save a bit more money to move out, I'll still be in Chicago but about a good distance away. I'm thankful I have a place to live but ready to move on.
    roaminglostsoul roaminglostsoul 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Yes, unfortunately so... We are roommates (it's not much different than our marriage) except I live upstairs. It's awkward I won't lie... Especially since I really wanna just be...
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 40 Responses 4 days ago

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    Its been many, many years. He did some time, he still lives in my city. My kids don't have grandparents. He took that away. But I don't have any other family here other than my...
    Alone1980 Alone1980 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Well today is my bday. I thought maybe just maybe my husband would get up with the kids this morning, let me sleep in. I got everything ready lastnight so this morning would be a...
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    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Vizsla is what the breed is really called, but velcro is what they are known for. Seriously, if he could sew himself to me he probably would. He is never out of sight, ever. I...
    StephanieLynne1125 StephanieLynne1125 22-25, F Feb 6

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    That's an understatement . If we look at the countries around the world where they don't sit down and watch the television at every waking moment,the population I would think is on...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I have recently been diagnosed with BPD and ADHD. My whole life I feel like I've never fully fit in but thought it was normal insecurity. I married my husband 6 months ago after...
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    I'm working on this painting. I'm off meds now because I am considering two different directions my career can go. I need to have full strength in my creativity and as we all know...
    jaynesreflection jaynesreflection 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    If it isn't my left knee that aches it's my right. Right now it's the left knee, it's aching and fills like there's a bubble ready to burst. Laying down isn't helping. Going up the...
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F Feb 4

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    most tv is mental/ emotional pollution. your life and life in general are precious. there are so much better things to do than watch fake people in fake situations or biased news...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Nahhh for real that **** sucks.
    Laughoutloud24 Laughoutloud24 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm 15 anyone wanna text me? just ask me for my number
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Feb 6

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    Songs like this move me http://youtu.be/tLbya5qPveA
    Burrrr Burrrr 31-35, M Feb 13

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    I am a mute. I am a good listener. I appreciate the written word. I appreciate the sound.
    Fondanastasia Fondanastasia 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hard one this morning, getting up but it's about self control ...remind myself my brain chemistry is damaged....can't trust my negative illogical feelings. Today is a combination...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 3

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    And today I have won....not entirely but I am smiling now . Wrote last post about 3.5hrs ago ...it's just a shadow that I can't get rid of but...bipolar depression... Can't keep me...
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    I have bipolar depression and anxiety. I work on it every day to keep it under control but sometimes it's hard. I'm a fighter though!
    CityOfSouls CityOfSouls 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Why is it that when something happens to a trans-person it is their fault?Every time something has gone wrong in my life it has been said to be my fault because of the way I have...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc 61-65, T 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I'm not really sure where to start, but I guess my name and who I am is a good enough place. My name is Lucas, I am 16, I have had problems with self-harm and still struggle with...
    ShadowsOfMine ShadowsOfMine 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I don't care if you read my story or not. If you are suffering from Existential Depression and feeling isolated in your struggle, write about it here. Write exactly what you feel...
    limitingmypotential limitingmypotential 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I'm 21 years old. I was diagnosed with Bipolar Type 1, Rapid Cycling when I was just 8 years old. I've been on medication basically since then. I was really lucky as a kid because...
    sweetsmarts sweetsmarts 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    my story PART 1: (its a LONGGGGG book so be prepared) I don't remember a lot of when I was really little just bits and pieces. my mom and dad divorced when I was 3. we lived in...
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    I've battled depression for a long time it deffintaly brought me in and out of a dark hole its hell I haven't achieved anything because of it I couldnt keep a job Nor get one...
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    alm430 alm430 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I have not been officially diagnosed but I have just about all the symptoms . I have been extremely miserable since I was a kid. I was mercilessly bullied and sexually harassed for...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Feb 12

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    So I have been dealing with severe depression since the age of four. I have spent years being told , and eventually believing, that I will beat this and live a long and happy life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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