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I Wonder Why Everyone Is "Bipolar" Today

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    Over Diagnosis...

    The problems with a diagnosis of bi-polar is that it is both inconclusive - meaning that no one can say for sure, and its indefensible - meaning that no one diagnosed with it can say, hey that's not me. could be sugar imbalance, stress, lack of sleep, some other condition...
    DancesWithDolphins DancesWithDolphins 41-45, M 10 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    I Have Been For Years

    It is  no laughing matter either. I am under control if I take my meds, well mostly under control we will say.  I have a lot more problems than mood swings also, but the less you know the better probably.....
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Its a Serious Condition...

    its a serious condition that ruins life. its not mood swings, being tempermental, going through phases of being up and down. thats normal. thats life. bipolar is horrific, desperate sadness, then manic highs. not getting a bit low then feeling happy. its suicidal to manic...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 16 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.Yes I have a bipolar spouse.I understand that it takes patients and the right medication.He was diagnosed with bipolar this April.And he is bipolar...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I felt so good today, so accepting of myself and I enjoyed speaking to everybody today. I'm surely having another bipolar week. I'll probably be down again tomorrow but I'll make...
    Miriamjen Miriamjen 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Some people don't seem to believe that or just go on about their day. But i care for everyone for some odd reason......
    awesomecupcake awesomecupcake 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Not overall, just in contemplation. I sat through a pretty wicked thunder and lightning storm yesterday at Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. Out in the open, but partially...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    Today, my heart belonged to everyone but me... it was for anyone to toy about with. My work was your joke, my dreams were something you laughed at. I kept the poker face as long as...
    AmnesiaPlease AmnesiaPlease 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hey I hope everyone is having a great Indi Day. I've been spending mine with some fam and friends at the park. We had delicious hotdogs and a tasty dessert my sister made. My mom...
    Foxyvan Foxyvan 41-45, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    Happy 4th of July everyone. Be save, be smart don't do anything stupid and have fun today/tonight. You guys rock love you all
    cm89031 cm89031 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Tonight I am sat here wondering if my day today augers the creation of new memories for future me? If so, I think they will be good ones! Some days there is a lot to be grateful...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 3 days ago

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    Well now you know :)) I learned from my experience to be afraid of what you are asking. Karma had a nice way of giving me what I deserve , until today . Do not think i am...
    Jully89 Jully89 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    James Blunt - You're Beautiful Admittedly, not everyone's cup of tea. Perhaps a bit overplayed when it was first released. But, after what happened yesterday, this song has been...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I went to the fireworks tonight and had an awesome time watching my kids faces light up with joy and wonder at the display! It brings a smile to my face every time!! :)
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was at the pool earlier this afternoon swimming with a couple of my friends and while we were there I noticed this black boy who was wearing a t shirt and jeans sitting in one of...
    jillmyers91901 jillmyers91901 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    today went a little better as I got four hours sleep. physically better that is. my mind is still racing and it just won't stop. I'm at the point where I'll have to start self...
    Polis195 Polis195 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Feeling Nostalgic and listening to musical melodies of Heaven Falls hard, I remember feeling just like this then walking into her place of employment I paid for my Food and...
    rainyraven rainyraven 31-35, T 5 days ago

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    Day three of my fabulous staycation and, after yesterday's disappointment with the laundry experiment, I decided I needed a day of rebellion and downright breakin' da rules. No...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I looked at my posts and realized my mind was getting out of control. I woke up in the morning seeing so disturbing new. Living in the bipolar spectrum with out medication is new...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    myself,.. in a very strange way. It's sentimental and I'm comfortable , reflecting and even a bit of fear of the unknown , ......I am old , I earned owning that...I can love...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 5 days ago

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    I've been doing good but until today. It got triggered and Im psychotic and depressed. I can't live in a home that tells me I need to go back on meds. If I don't get out they'll...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Walking around in nature. I could walk forever. In this national park that I find myself in, like so many hikes I've done before but, this one is different. I'm alone as I walk and...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F a week ago

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    Got no sleep last night, woke up feeling irritable again, and I have a knot in my stomach thinking about having to get out of bed and deal with people today...
    nunezquinnad nunezquinnad 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    it's rough with racing thoughts, I hate them. I just can't handle it, I wish I had a pill to stop them. I think I'm going to talk to my pyschatrist. the coping skills aren't...
    smashmouth4eva smashmouth4eva 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I deactivated my Facebook today, I couldn't take the non-sense any longer. All the crap about the confederate battle flag and why gay people shouldn't be allowed to get married...
    ForTheLoveofMusic ForTheLoveofMusic 31-35, M Jun 27

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    About a week ago I was sitting in my carport smoking a cigarette. A man walked up from behind my storage shed. This man was african american, in his 40's (I'm assuming), using...
    ShivaBrainard ShivaBrainard 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    To all the homophobic little ******* out there whining and crying, your hate will never tarnish the beauty of today's accomplishments. Love is love, and today we are rejoicing. I...
    queenofthesun queenofthesun 18-21, F Jun 26

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    I met a little girl today.... she was disabled and I spoke to her.... I dont understand why parents need to protect disabled children from people in shops but maybe they have had...
    GOATSDOROAM GOATSDOROAM 41-45, F Jun 26

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    I had a wonderful night at prom and it was just a good time
    katt177 katt177 16-17, F Jun 26

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    I wonder how many of the Republican presidential candidates are gonna try to run on overturning the ban on gay marriage.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    it hasnt happened yet, but I got my grandsons sports day today and I know he is going to make me smike. and its getting sunny and its friday. smiles all day today :) have a good...
    MadamJulia MadamJulia 41-45, F Jun 26

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    I was listening to Queen, when I heard Freddie sing the line "does anybody know what we are living for?" The phrase felt odd for a moment. I focused on it, and I realized it was...
    ReadyFreddieDarling ReadyFreddieDarling 26-30 Jun 25

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    Not sure if I'm bordering on hypomania today. Everything is so beautiful. Throwing money around like I'm rich. I want adventures, I could buy new camping stuff and disappear! A...
    animamia animamia 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I do, and I think about there being a different norm when someone asks "how are you" ... I wish when someone asked that everyone would respond with the truth, that it wasn't a...
    TheSundanceGal TheSundanceGal 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    Today I came to work. Meetings and massive socializing in store for the entire day...not my thing. BUT...I will smile, I will visit, I will laugh at tacky jokes and hug necks of...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 24

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    Today a lady came to talk to me. I was nice wid her and then I asked her a question "how did you find me?? usually girls dont text me here... so I wonder how u texted me...
    nixf1 nixf1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    We need to get Seseboo17 off this website she is messing with someone....she saying that they r in love but they in r not in love.Violinmaster242 is being stalked by this girl. I...
    paperangel15 paperangel15 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    There are plenty of ways to choose a bridesmaid dress that everyone will love. Silhouette Choose a shape that flatters all of them. It is not an easy task, because some will be...
    flywishes flywishes 26-30, F Jun 22

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    I am only 20 and my dad is dying. I was adopted into this family. My father is turning 67 in August and I fear he won't make it to the end of this week. His kidneys are failing. He...
    darkscratch darkscratch 18-21 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Today i'm going to write about another day. A past day like I used to write about when i lived in Chicago. I havnt written about a memory in Cali yet so here it goes... I woke up...
    Fidge3 Fidge3 22-25, F Jun 21

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    Bad dads online get happy today. Or do they. Yall wish them a happy day. With your posts. And online who knows if they is bad. Me could say me was a dad. Because...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 21

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