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any one eles with bipolar ??

(14 Posts)
char1988 Fri 11-Mar-16 13:44:54

Hey I suffer with quite bad bipolar got great support but I seem to be either a high mood or low anyone else who can relate just a friendly chat smile

Openmindedmonkey Fri 11-Mar-16 13:52:43

Sorry can't directly help, but please find enclosed flowers & brew & cake
Hope you get some more accurate empathetic responses x

char1988 Fri 11-Mar-16 13:55:33

Aww thanks I'm doing much beta just nice to share the same problems a problem shared is a problem solved well they say lol very much Aprecated thanks smile

Iwillbegone Fri 11-Mar-16 13:58:23

Hi Char
There is a chance that I might be, still waiting for a diagnosis, and relatively new to this as had my first bad high period couple of years ago. otherwise mostly depressed. Happy to chat smile. How are you feeling today?

char1988 Fri 11-Mar-16 14:13:44

Aww mine took a long time till I knew I had it I suffer highs for a while then I crash but I'm on Meds now have been for few years can't seem to find the ryt dose for me atm I had 2 baby's in the space of 2 years so I've had a few downs it's hard for others to help cus they don't know how bad u can feel hope u find out soon and get the ryt help do u manage to sleep well that cann make it worse xsmile

char1988 Fri 11-Mar-16 19:25:59

Don't feel to bad today just bit snappy ur self ? X

stumblymonkey Fri 11-Mar-16 19:43:13

Me....I have Bipolar Type II.

Am watching a film this evening but will pop back to chat later/tomorrow smile

char1988 Fri 11-Mar-16 19:52:07

Hey are u on Meds and do they help mine leave me so tired aww ok enjoy smile

stumblymonkey Sat 12-Mar-16 08:59:59

Yes...I'm on Venlafaxine and Quetiapine. I only take the Quetiapine when feeling high though.

I'm actually reducing my meds at the moment as we're trying for a baby so no quetiapine and reducing venlafaxine.

I've made some massive changes to my life since I was diagnosed which seem to help as much as the meds....am now pretty much teetotal, make sure I don't work long hours or get too stressed at work, try and have regular sleeping patterns (will be hard once we have a baby!), etc.

mawbroon Sat 12-Mar-16 17:31:40

I have bipolar, I was diagnosed in 2013 after a couple of rounds of psychosis and post psychotic depression.

I take Quetiapine and Lofepramine. The last couple of years, I've been fine over the summer, but quite depressed in the winter. I'm really looking forward to the clocks changing and the weather warming up a bit - hopefully anyway.

char1988 Sat 12-Mar-16 19:23:34

A www good luck my years been up n down has had a baby last Jan n one Jan before I was up and down while pregnant last time so I had to stay on my Meds never harmed the baby I'm working my way back up now I hope in time to come I can come off them to they make me so tired but kids defo keep u going trying for a baby is something lovely to look forward to always beta when u look forward to things think I make myself worse cause I worry about everything X

char1988 Sat 12-Mar-16 19:25:09

I know what you mean when the weathers rubbish can make u feel low but I find if I go out enjoy fresh air take a nice walk it cheers u up a lil summer is always beta u can go out more hope ur ok his ur Saturday been xx

ProfessorPreciseaBug Mon 14-Mar-16 07:42:49

I don't suffer from manic depression.... It's everyone else that suffers from me being a manic depressive😀

char1988 Mon 14-Mar-16 19:55:57

Good way to look at it lol

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