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I Wonder Why Everyone Is "Bipolar" Today

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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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    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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    My medication works for the most part, but if I even miss a day or two my world has been turning upside down. I ran out of anti depressants and I haven't had them for two days...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    So much better today. Just simple getting kind family support and medication made such a difference. The community support and the recovery skills Ive learned for many years of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Today I'm bipolar -.- I'm sad the Mad Then crying Then happy Then tried
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    A little high today. Usually I manage a low grade hypomania...its a great place of creativity having energy to multitask and be very productive. But every now and then when I get a...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    "Beautiful" ~CHRISTINA AGUILERA [Spoken] Don't look at me Every day is so wonderful Then suddenly it's hard to breathe. Now and then I get insecure From all the pain...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    iamlostinmydreams iamlostinmydreams 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3

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    Mania to depressed and back rapid cycling can't get any sleep. The cycling all today and going mad
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 5

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    The trouble everybody knows or thinks Im crazy and wants to lock me up. Things are going so good today. I know anywhere I go I will not be understood for being anything more than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I take medication but I will still have symptoms. No one tells you that the physical symptoms are as bad as the mental. Having major depressive disorder is exhausting. My bones...
    elephantwalk elephantwalk 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Tilly95 Tilly95 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    sadsax21 sadsax21 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    LifeIsLikeABoxOfChocolates2015 LifeIsLikeABoxOfChocolates2015 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Cudd1efish Cudd1efish 26-30, M 8 Responses Apr 23

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    How is everyone else spending their first day of May? I'm spending the morning taking my grandmother to do her monthly shopping. Lord help me.
    ashleeloraine ashleeloraine 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Apr 4

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    its funny, everyone if discussing serious matters or fighting and they are all grumpy... however i am absolutely happy today... i got 2 chocolate frappes this weekend .. a treat i...
    totorolover totorolover 13-15, F a week ago

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    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    AverageFlower AverageFlower 18-21 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My sister worked in the school i used to study. Today i went back there to collect her stuff as she quit the job for a better offer. I haven't been there once after I went to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    Lavender007 Lavender007 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    JaySmith9999 JaySmith9999 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Deliciousbrain Deliciousbrain 18-21 1 Response Apr 11

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    I will save everyone the trouble of asking how I am today...this is a pretty accurate description this morning... Let's hope the coffee kicks in soon...
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