Tag Archives: bipolar depression

Catherine Zeta-Jones and bipolar disorder. Celebrities and mental illness


I’m thinking that I may post about this news story. I’m not sure yet. I want to read a bit more about it. I know my initial reaction to stories about celebrities “coming out” with mental illnesses tends to get … Continue reading

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I might be having a freak out


I have no idea what’s wrong with me. I keep having trouble breathing and then my mind starts racing and then I get all of these weird ideas and then I started trying to make weird collages and I’ve very … Continue reading

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Bipolar Chaos


My moods are cycling so bad right now I can’t keep up. I can tell it’s bipolar, it feels different from depression connected to abuse. I’m prone to bipolar rapid cycling as it is but I forget how it feels when it … Continue reading

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Collage


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Is this my life now? A whiny post.


So I was sitting here today feeling both bipolar depression and numbness from the abuse issues (uncomfortable) and I thought: Is this my life now, feeling this way? Dealing with being bipolar, having DID and both the physical and sexual abuse … Continue reading

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Diuretics, who knew?


Just a quick post to say that my doctor prescribed a diuretic to help with the Risperidone weight gain/water retention. I’m supposed to take one pill once a day in the morning and since I started taking it yesterday, I’ve … Continue reading

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Scared of depression now


After the whole self-harm scare and subsequent hospitalization, I find that I am now afraid of my moods. I’m still depressed and I’m still having a hard time concentrating on things which makes trying to distract oneself very difficult. Every time a wave of … Continue reading

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