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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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Bipolar Bandit’s Story

DEALING WITH DEPRESSION FOR THE FIRST TIME  I have written a brief story about my battle with my mental illness, but have decided to elaborate on it and break it down to focus on small parts of my life at a … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me I CAN’T do Something

Don’t let Naysayers stop you from doing what you in your heart thinks is right.  When you think something is not right, something needs to change, or you have a dream that seems unrealistic, you could give up.  However, then … Continue reading

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Manic Depression(Bipolar Disorder) Symptoms in an Acronym

Bipolar Disorder was once called Manic Depression. This is an acronym describing manic depression. It includes many of the symptoms related to bipolar disorder/manic depression. in

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How to Help a Friend or a Loved one who has Bipolar Disorder

Finding out that someone you know has bipolar disorder can be a shocking thing.  If you truly care about the person, you will accept them for who they are and ask them to talk about their illness if they are … Continue reading

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7th Feature Story: Stormy’s Battle with bipolar disorder, MPD, and Fibromyalgia

Hi my name is Stormy and I am 47 years old. I was diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) at the age of 30. Six years ago I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I see a therapist twice a month … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder Defined by a Person with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder was once known as manic depression.  It’s caused by a chemical imbalance. It is roller coaster of highs and lows. The highs being mania and the lows being depression.  Most people have experienced highs and lows in life, … Continue reading

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My Story with Bipolar Disorder Divided Part 4: Back to The Hospital

My Story with Bipolar Disorder Divided (Part 4) Back to The Hospital I was not out of the hospital very long when I ended up back in. This time, I was in the teenager section of the psychiatric hospital. I … Continue reading

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My Story with Bipolar Disorder Divided Part 10: Moving to Florida, Going to College and Working

I had worked several jobs in high school and college.  For the most part, having bipolar disorder did not affect my job performance too much until the year before I had to go on disability. When I first moved to … Continue reading

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My Story with Bipolar Disorder Divided Part 2: Continuing to Live with Depression

My Story with Bipolar Disorder Divided (Part 2): Continuing to Live with Depression After realizing that I had to accept that I was one of those “crazy” people, I had to start dealing with it. Of course, during these times … Continue reading

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