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    I Am NOT Bipolar

    You see, Bipolar Disorder is a medical condition. I'm a person. But now that you mention it, I do happen to have the medical condition of Bipolar Disorder II. You don't say, "Poor John, I hear he is cancer." I am not Bipolar; I have Bipolar. I will not be reduced to a judged...
    crazybunnylady crazybunnylady 41-45, F Apr 2, 2013

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    Denver

    what is going on with these killings?i don't see these killers as insane.as they go to school and work jobs ,pay their bills and function other wise.not insane,mean and very dark.
    southernstar2030 southernstar2030 61-65, F Jul 21, 2012

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    I Need Serious Help

    I am here for one thing only help. I can't talk to my family I can't find a therapist I am feeling as if in an endless hell. I fail to see a point and happiness in life every morning I wake dreading the day ahead and I think soon I am to resort to death. I reject eating my own...
    Jan 15, 2013

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    Chemo And Hearing Voices

    I'm a cancer survivor. :) I had stage 2 cancer. After this I had to go to the psych ward of several occasions. The psych said the chemo may have given me a chemical imbalance in my brain. I don't hear voices, but a voice that torments me day and night. I can't find medicine that...
    missangie missangie 26-30 Aug 20, 2012

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    My Bipolar Schizoaffective Boyfriend Up & Left To Denver, Colorado

    Well, my bipolar schizoaffective boyfriend, 'Peter' (not his real name) has now left me & gone to Denver, CO, to live life & have me 'eventually' join him. Well, he was locked up in a state mental hospital for 4 mos., 6 mos, 8 mos., between the periods fr: 1981 - 1983. I think...
    BarLee BarLee 46-50 Jul 15, 2012

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    My Sister'S Anger

    I have Bipolar Disorder II. My greatest fear in the world is being put in a mental hospital. I've just always sort of known that one day the police would beat me down. Call me paranoid. Everyone else does. Or did. Until last week. Ok, it was a paramedic. I'm not a psychic...
    crazybunnylady crazybunnylady 41-45, F Mar 29, 2013

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    Admire Yourself

    This is something I read in a book lately and it left a real impression on me. It's very simple, but powerful especially for someone with a low self esteem like me. It just talked about the fact that one should admire himself if he wants others to admire him. It doesn't mean to...
    kirolos1 kirolos1 41-45, M May 11, 2013

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    A True Story..inspiring To Me..maybe Sometimes Things Are Really That Simple

    Last year because of some chemical imbalances I spent 72 hours in a behavioral unit at a hospital. I met a young man that was one of the saddest people I have ever seen. He just sat in a corner all day and cried. He had no family and was to be sent to a group home. It became...
    mocking mocking 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    The Worst 5 Days Of My Life

    i just had the worst 5 days of my life nothing but anger and misery i wish these days wouldn't have happend i got scared because it seemed to me like i was putting myself in danger how can one be so angry at the world it made me wonder it all ended with me having an emotional...
    strongwoman101l strongwoman101l 18-21, F May 21, 2013

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    Related Experiences

     Wondering if anyone here has any mental health issues, and anyone who would be interested in joining :-)  People can share their highs and lows, and share techniques...
    soppycow soppycow 18-21, F Apr 15

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    This makes me so mad and disgusted. A family member of mine had psychosis, he lived with me and my mother when it started and he's back from the mental hospital for about 2,5 weeks...
    toughbaby toughbaby 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I'm not certified but I don need to be. I'm the main factor in healing mentally. Music is my new therapy. I will sing and play piano to release my feelings. I will deal with the...
    Trustmeimaunicorn Trustmeimaunicorn 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    Since it is none of your dam business, I owe no explanation to YOU!
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Mar 27

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    No need to question it! I'm definitely crazy. And medicated. Heavily.
    meghanmonroe meghanmonroe 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I love my job. I enjoy supporting people with different diagnoses and above all it makes me feel immense relief that I havent been sectioned (yet).
    sparklewonderpaws sparklewonderpaws 26-30, F a week ago

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    My panic attacks are getting more frequent now, among other things. It's getting to the point that it seriously interferes with my daily activities since I can't get anything done...
    Littleorphanorange Littleorphanorange 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just find it weird that many People here ask strangers for advice on very personal matters. You just cannot advise someone you do not know and who does not know you. No counselor...
    Dreammmer Dreammmer 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm going to try to find at least one good thing in everyday no matter how bad it is. Today's good thing was me having my favorite dinner and being loved by a couple girls on my...
    cloudy97 cloudy97 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Okay my daily good event! Lets see...my dad is not an awful and mean mood for once :) looking up
    cloudy97 cloudy97 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    After losing such a close friend it has become more evident that the stigma that comes with someone being mentally ill needs to be removed. Depression, anxiety, panic attacks etc...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    Most people don't understand mental health and what's it's like living with a mental illness. The day to day battle you have a go through just to do the smallest of tasks. People...
    leon789 leon789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Please for my health and safety. Don't use the word rape towards me.
    jessixoxo4 jessixoxo4 16-17, F Apr 3

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    These videos teach a lot of love and healing in forgiveness. And the second one about mental illness. second
    SuperPanda SuperPanda 26-30, M Apr 11

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    So my music teacher has bipolar disorder and had to go away for a little while to get better. She is such an inspiration- she packed up her entire life here in England because of...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Website: www.cefood.org Your Fat burning foods and healthy nutrition guide. Discover the most upto date information about nutrition and healthy living. Let our experts guide you...
    cefood10 cefood10 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Experience 17 President Reagan and the FBI In 1981, I called the FBI to tell them the Mayor of Glendora (CA) had threatened to kill President Reagan. The agent answering the phone...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 24

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    I feel like I'm about to have a mental break down, I'm starting a new job Sunday, yes I'm excited, over the mood. All that jazz. Yet my heads been ****** for months, I battle...
    YellowLilyPad YellowLilyPad 18-21, F Apr 3

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    If you need discounted health insurance and were not able to get through to the Obamacare website it is not to late. Here are two phone numbers you can call and bypass the website...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 5 days ago

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    I have polycystic ovarian syndrome and back problems...probably due to the fact I'm carrying a 34 G set on a small 5ft frame :// after being without health insurance almost my...
    bellhasdreams bellhasdreams 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    More like "I ate nothing healthy for a while." I can't remember the last time I ate something healthy. Ever since I started gaining, all I've been eating was junk, junk, and more...
    luigistar299 luigistar299 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Not that i am not already healthy but i don't mind being more healthier. I wanna grow to be 100+. I don't think there is anymore i can do any professional advice? My current...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I've decided that I was going to start eating healthy and start loosing weight for good. about a week ago i started. i did good for a week but then I ran out of food. so I couldn"t...
    blackpepperfox blackpepperfox 16-17, F a week ago

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    I've decided that I was going to start eating healthy and start loosing weight for good. about a week ago i started. i did good for a week but then I ran out of food. so I couldn"t...
    blackpepperfox blackpepperfox 16-17, F a week ago

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    I've decided that I was going to start eating healthy and start loosing weight for good. about a week ago i started. i did good for a week but then I ran out of food. so I couldn"t...
    blackpepperfox blackpepperfox 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Ok ... Tomorrow is D day .. When I start the health/ wellness challenge .... From here on out I'm cutting out all refined sugars, white flour , foods high in starches ....etc...
    Silentandstrange Silentandstrange 36-40, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I just dropped my college course. I'm devastated and feel like a failure but I couldn't go on any longer with the way I feel mentally. I was missing too much time and studying...
    Yummylicious4ev Yummylicious4ev 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24

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    You're a threat to yourself when you don't balance out socializing, and, your mental illness.
    beatlegal beatlegal 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I have ADD. And depression with suicidal ideation. And social phobia disorder. And general anxiety disorder. So yep, I'm mentally ill.
    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I don't know why but I'm fascinated by mental disorders and part of me wants to have one like depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, etc.
    stupidsillygirl stupidsillygirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I was by my boyfriend. We broke up and that's were it started. I wanted to remain friends or get back together. We remained friends but he said I had to change and I worked my but...
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F Mar 28

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    It's really hard to deal with a mental illness. In class if a teacher asks a question that I'm supposed to know the answer to, but dont. Everyone will mock me and call me retard...
    matti1342 matti1342 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I spent over 4 month in a mental hospital. I was in there because I try to end my life because I couldn't take the day to day bullshit everyone kept feeding me, in the last 12...
    leon789 leon789 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Hello, this is my first post :) through the next posts, I am going to tell you the story of my life, and why I want to end it so badly. It all started back in grade 5, I had many...
    XoxOutcastxoX XoxOutcastxoX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    One of my best friends in the entire world was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder, among some other things. She felt different after knowing she was bipolar like something...
    PenandMind PenandMind 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 2

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    Think this is the first time In a while since I last had a mental breakdown and that was the age of 9/10. I've been crying most of today. I've let so many people down, I thought I...
    venetiaroses venetiaroses 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Just got out of a mental hospital for suicude only to find my foster parents don't want me now I'm in a group home
    Sarahsworldofpain Sarahsworldofpain 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Rn im in a mental hospital because for no reason they think im sick -,-
    EmilySwitzerland EmilySwitzerland 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Maybe if its a nightmare, i just have to wake up- my dad was in jail for two years which made my whole family really depressed, specially my mother and myself. My two older sister...
    Justbreatheba Justbreatheba 16-17, F Apr 7

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    I am the oldest of six siblings, in which the three oldest are of mixed race (father was black, mother,white). My mother married a man who was physically and mentally abusive, and...
    SkateChamp4 SkateChamp4 56-60, M Apr 9

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    I think the reason I love mental hospitals and everything related so much its because they are the only place where it's normal to be sick... where it is ok not to be fine...
    gabsmedal gabsmedal 18-21, F