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Best I have been in awhile - September 26th 2014, 08:55 AM

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As some of you may have noticed that I have been away or logging on not so much lately. I was diagnosed with Bipolar rapid cycling and Schizophrenia. I have been in many treatment programs. My symptoms were just being managed but when I left the controlled environment of my home for my new home college. It was like something snapped worse then before. I became really depressed and suicidal. I thought every night a new plan to end my life. I told a friend one day and she helped me find the support at school I needed. But the counselor decided I should move back home and start treatment. First I went to medical doctor and everything was out of wack so we worked to get it back to normal. Then I worked to get a counselor. He helped me find some ways to cope but that wasn't enough so we went on the tract of meds. He said I was the worst case he has EVER seen and I'm like can you help me. I have tried over 20 meds before I got on the layering of meds I am on now. Now my mental health is like I can think again and better then ever before. I have the best grades I have ever had in my life. I have one-hundred percent in all my college classes. Everything is great for me mentally. I can't believe it life got so much better for me I can say I am better than I ever was mentally. Things that used to trigger me don't anymore. I hope it can stay this way. Remember there is always hope when you search for it but time may stop you from finding it quickly so don't loose hope EVER.


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Re: Best I have been in awhile - September 26th 2014, 09:25 PM

It sounds like you have been through a long and hard journey. I understand what you have gone through because I also have bipolar disorder, and it is a rough and hard thing to manage and treat. So I commend you on not giving up and finding the best treatment for yourself. I am very proud of you! I am also glad that you got to go back to college and are getting 100%'s. If you ever start to have problems again and need someone to talk or even if you don't have to much going on, but still want someone to talk to I am always here just PM me. Good Luck with your RECOVERY


   
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