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Starting To Get Used To The Fact That I Am Bipolar.

I have been diagnosed with bipolar 2 months ago, i had what they call a manic phase where i thought i commited a crime and something/someone was coming to kill me. I have never met anyone who has it, it is very hard to explain to people what it is so i don't think i will be mentioning the fact that i am bipolar to those that aren't close.

Now that i have accepted the fact that i am not who i used to be, meeting new people is not getting any easier because something is always reminding me that i am not okay even though i feel much better.

I just hope the manic phase doesn't reoccur, i try to have enough sleep and eat regularly because before i had the manic phase i didn't sleep for 3 nights in a row, i was going to my room to listen to music till morning. It's weird that during those 3 sleepless nights my body was functioning normally, i went to work and uni without any problem and no one noticed anything different. So these days i don't take my music with me when i go to sleep....
ImperfectionsMakeUsUnique ImperfectionsMakeUsUnique 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 18, 2012

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I am bipolar, diagnosed 5 years ago. It gets better.

thank god for that :-)

:-) *Hug*!

Hey, I was also diagnosed 2 months back as bp. Only thing, mine is hypo mania and severe depression! I have been on meds and I feel I am somewhat better as on today. <br />
Yes u r not alone. Take care!

oh yes the medicines have helped me alot i was quite pessimistic about trying new drugs but i am glad seroquel was only the third one i tried which didn't have major side effects :-) you take care too :-)

hey , don't worry your not alone, there are plenty of people out there with this illness and on EP that have it to, i'm one of them, if you ever need to vent or talk about anything i will try help out the best i can , feel free to message me , take care . xxx

Thank you so much, it makes me feel even better to know that there are people out there going through the same thing :-)