Monthly Archives: February 2014

Making Light of Things You have Done While Manic

If you have bipolar disorder and have done some really off the wall things, it does not really do you any good to dwell on it. Move on and laugh it off. By dwelling on the silly things you did … Continue reading

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Having Bipolar Disorder on Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I have to wonder if my life would have been different if I had not had not had bipolar disorder. Would certain relationships have worked out?  Would I have made the mistakes I did in some … Continue reading

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Writings from the Mother of Bipolar Bandit Part 3: My Daughter’s Diagnosis and my Reaction

Michelle was diagnosed with bipolar  disorder 30 years ago. Michelle started having periods of deep depression when she was about 13. We explored every avenue we could, complete with environmental testing,and psychotherapy. At age 17 we experienced Michelle’s first manic … Continue reading

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Are All Medications Taken For Bipolar Disorder worth the risk?

I want to make it clear up front that in no way I am encouraging anyone to go off their medications.  If they are working for you and you are staying stable as a result, that is great.  However, I … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. Now what?

If you have recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it could be a relief because you finally know there is a reason why you have been going through the things you have been.  You might have found out because you … Continue reading

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