Tag: generalized anxiety

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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Fear of venturing outside

Fear of venturing outside

    I know for a fact I’m not the only person suffering from bipolar disorder with a fear of venturing outside of my home. Around 80% of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder also suffer from either generalized anxiety disorder or social anxiety disorder. Considering there are 5.7 million adults in the United States with…

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My wife started therapy today

My wife started therapy today

I took my wife to see her psychiatrist and therapist today and I hope I don’t come off as a jerk for saying this, but I’m exhausted. Our day started pretty darn early with a trip to my son’s school in order to sign a permission slip for him to get free  school uniforms on…

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Got out of the house today

Got out of the house today

Today was a pretty fun and a break from the normal hermit lifestyle that I live. My family and I went to quite a few stores and I even got a couple things for myself. I have this weird session with lawn ornaments and sports pennants and I found both at the Goodwill in Laveen, Arizona.…

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