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What you need to know about diazepam for anxiety

What you need to know about diazepam for anxiety

The pros and cons of taking diazepam for anxiety I’m on quite a bit of medication to treat my bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD, and ADHD. The diagnosis that seems to be the hardest to alleviate is my anxiety. I’ve tried therapy and various medications and my doctor finally from 1 mg of multiple…

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The depression side of bipolar disorder

The depression side of bipolar disorder

    In my last post, I talked about the signs of bipolar mania. Today, I am going to discuss the other side of bipolar disorder which is the depressive state. Depression can be very dangerous as when you hit those low points you might feel like there is no way out and commit suicide.…

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I finally accepted that bipolar is a lifetime disease

I finally accepted that bipolar is a lifetime disease

  I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder over a decade ago and always thought that it would magically go away one day. I didn’t want to be a person with a mental illness and definitely didn’t want to have to depend on medication to make it through each and every day. Unfortunately, we don’t always…

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Why I decided to stop taking my bipolar medication

Why I decided to stop taking my bipolar medication

      I’ve been struggling with this for some time and decided that by January 1, 2018, I will no longer be taking medication for my bipolar disorder. Currently, I’m taking the following medication: Lamotrigine 150mg Tablets twice a day Quetiapine 200mg Tablets Zolpidem 10mg Tablets Vyvanse 70mg Capsules Alprazolam 1mg Tablets as needed…

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What not to say to a person with bipolar disorder

What not to say to a person with bipolar disorder

      Short rant and LONG video. I got upset last night about a few things I was asked and also told by someone talking about my bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses. I made a very long video about things that make me mad or hurt my feelings. I hope you watch it. P.S.…

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Getting back into Vlogging on YouTube

Getting back into Vlogging on YouTube

    I’m finding YouTube is now my favorite social network. I started vlogging again about my mental health but also just some random stuff that I find interesting or just allows me to express my weirdness. It’s pretty fun and the interactions seem to be a lot better than the ones I had been…

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My wife said I can’t change jobs

My wife said I can’t change jobs

      If you’ve been reading my blog you know money is something I’m always worried about. Although I did find enough money to run my air conditioner if I choose to, I haven’t yet though. The worry people showed about me using a swamp cooler made me think I needed to increase my income.…

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What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Bipolar

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Bipolar

                      We all know having bipolar disorder sucks but unless you’ve lived with this disorder you really won’t understand what this mental illness is like no matter how many Wikipedia posts you read. Depression. Duh! Everyone knows people with bipolar disorder get depressed after all…

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Bipolar 1 vs Bipolar 2

Bipolar 1 vs Bipolar 2

        Happy Monday everyone. I guess we could call today mental health Monday. After all, these self-help people and psychiatrists on social media refer to Monday that way anyway. I figured why not start this off mental health Monday by encouraging you to take a look at some of my previous blog…

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