Just because I am bipolar it does not mean I am any less of a person

There is a stigma associated with bipolar and when people hear that I have it they treat me differently and try to distance themselves from me. Bipolar is not contagious and as long as I medicate and use my coping methods I’m not a person…

Started taking Cymbalta for my bipolar

        My doctor decided that it would be in my best interest to begin taking Cymbalta and to stop taking Celexa to treat my anxiety and depression that comes from being bipolar. I can honestly say that while I do feel different…

I haven’t been feeling well lately

The past few days have been pretty hard on me because my arthritis has been flaring up and I just can't seem to focus or even get rid of this depression. Lately not even the nighttime has been offering relief since I keep waking up…

Hoping God will help me

I feel a lot better now than I had been and hopefully that means my new medicines to treat my bipolar disorder and PTSD are finally working. I woke up this morning happy and for the first time in a very long time I was…

Bipolar issues I think I may be losing my mind

This is a little embarrassing to write about but I know I usually feel better after I share my feelings here on my blog. So my doctor has me on a lot of psychiatric meds for my bipolar and PTSD and lately I feel like…

Story from group therapy

Today at my mood group therapy class I had a terrible time due to some people not respecting the rest of the group but I will keep going and hopefully, things will get better. One thing that did sickout today, however, was an old Cherokee story about…

New medicine but still not feeling right

Last week my therapist put me on a new set of medicine because she claims I was misdiagnosed. According to her my diagnosis of depression and PTSD was only half right. I still have the PTSD but it’s not depression that I’m suffering from but…

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