A brief story of my battle with bipolar disorder

I had an epiphany.

I did the washing, ironing, cleaning, cooking and looking after the baby and the bigger ones as well. The Prozac had an adverse effect on me and my family suffered. My wish is that any resentment that anyone feels towards me, because of the things I have done, will be eased once this story is read.

It was a Sunday. As Shakespeare said, "There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking it makes it so. I would wonder if it was my baby that was crying.

The whole family would have been on Prozac. But, as we all know in that day and age, young girls were not counseled. Our son Myles was born the following year on the 16th June It was instant love.

Well, after all that I was okay for awhile three years and then I started having episodes. When I was 7 years old, I was sent to ballet and modern dance lessons. I am normally a very honest person and when I wrote my story the first time, I was writing it with so much anger inside of me.

For me, the memories of the events remain. Despite vigorous research efforts, a specific genetic defect associated with the disease has not yet been detected. I had already phoned Bruce and told him that he must come and fetch me the next day. My dad, carrying a few books in his hand, delivers news that establishes what exactly is going on.

I did not want to have to take tablets for the rest of my life. The risk of Bipolar disorder is nearly ten-fold higher in first degree relatives, when compared to the general population.

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Most patients reject taking their medications. It was established that I was suffering from Bipolar Disorder; this is when the Lithium levels in the body go out of sync. I had been to the beach with friends. In Type I, individuals experience periods of increased energy, inflated self-esteem, fast speech, racing thoughts and impaired judgment, all of which interfere with the ability to function normally at work or in social settings.

They obviously said all that to frighten me. The love that entertained my life that day can never be explained in words. Today for example I went for an occupational health review to decide whether I count as disabled, and am covered by our countries disability discrimination laws.

It was an extremely stressful situation for the three of us. I am scared of what I might lose, and that basically is ME.

We were together about a year and then I met Beau my junior year.Bipolar Disorder; Co-Occurring Disorders. Eating Disorders; My Story of Survival: Battling PTSD.

by P.K.

Philips. I'm no longer at the mercy of my disorder and I would not be here today had I not had the proper diagnosis and treatment.

The most important thing to know is that it's never too late to seek help. Sep 03,  · Bipolar and Me: A brief history.

Posted on September 3, had no intention of taking medication and believed I was only showing symptoms because I had read about Bipolar Disorder in one of my textbooks.

Later, I believed a brain tumour was responsible. Thanks for sharing your story. It’s definitely a harrowing journey and I. Your Stories The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation invites those affected by Bipolar Disorder and their families to share their stories.

Before I tell this story, I’ll give you my brief personal history. An only child, I was born to older parents who are completely wonderful and completely eccentric.

My mother is very clever at words and. Bipolar Disorder Stories If you would like to send in your story and have it posted here, send it in here with "BP Story" in the subject. I'm a 17 year old female and. My Bipolar Story: The Crack in the Wall.

killarney10mile.com Staff Writer. A personal story about life with bipolar disorder. Well, not only about bipolar disorder, but the twists and turns life can take.

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A brief story of my battle with bipolar disorder
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