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Archive for April 2018

Living with Randomness

by Maia For me, the second hardest part about Bipolar type II is learning to live with the randomness (living with suicidal depression on a downturn is the hardest part). But never knowing when the depression will strike or when it will get better is so discombobulating, it’s like I can’t even do mood cycles right.…

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What is the Craziest Moment in your Life?

by Will Morro Has anyone ever asked you what the craziest moment in your life is? Well, the average person probably spits back a response about the time they went skydiving or a time they experimented with drugs. My response is a little different. I’d probably have to start with a little chuckle, “Technically,” I’d continue……

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My Story

by Paige I Always felt I was different. When I was around 7 years old in the first grade, I would cry because I felt empty. I just didn’t get why I had this feeling. I was always daydreaming. I loved writing songs, stories and poems. When I would write, I felt like I could control…

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Live to Thrive

by Simone Brooks I was asked to give some advice to those of you who are newly diagnosed with bipolar disorder and your loves ones. My focus is really on those of you who have been diagnosed; although, my hope is that you loved ones will learn a little something that will help them you understand…

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My Story

By Keturah Montgomery *chorus/beginning* My emotions go up like a skyscraper Then they shoot down like a rollercoaster They are packed with so much intensity They make me question my own desitny I’m so sorry i’m crazy Crazy crazy Yes i’m sorry i’m crazy Crazy crazy I’m so sorry i’m crazy Crazy crazy Yes i’m…

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Cole Max’s Story

I started to begin this by saying that having Bipolar Disorder has changed my life, but actually I don’t remember my life ever changing I have just been ME my whole life. I would say I really started to feeling depressed, and cut off from emotion when I was five years old. My oldest brother…

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Jessica’s Story

I had prepared a different talk for you, but then something happened this past Monday night. That talk was mainly a chronological telling of my own experiences with bipolar disorder from the age of about 14 until now. It was a linear narrative and illustrated a kind of eventual “success story”. That is to say,…

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Theo Anderson

Theo Anderson was born June 14, 1991 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Around his 15th birthday, he began to exhibit symptoms of severe mental illness. He was soon diagnosed as suffering from bipolar disorder and anxiety disorder. His last two to three years were a constant struggle with the pain and misery which accompany these illnesses. Throughout…

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