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I thought maybe someone could use a cup of coffee to get their day going. Have a great day! More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
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Blood Moon
The second — and final — total lunar eclipse of 2014 will occur early Wednesday morning, just...More
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Dr. Goldberg,
With the DSM-V is bipolar still considered an incurable condition? Are disorders such as dissociative,...More
Posted by An_259558
My days and nights are reversed, no matter what I ...
Since my sister passed nearly five months ago, I've have my sleep routine botched! My schedule varies: for a...More
Posted by An_259557
Thought of the Day
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Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -Lolly Daskal
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Dr. G.
Hi Dr. G. What dose of Nuvigil is equivelent to 200mg of Provigil? Thank you DebbieMore
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
Last One - Poem
Sunday, April 11, 1999 Little Girl Me Little girl me Scared Hurt Broken I'm sorry I'm sorry for...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
Thought for the Day
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Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -Lolly Daskal
Posted by resiliancy500
Trying to figure this out
I recently had a talk with my boyfriend and something came up as we were talking. He knows I have a bit of...More
Posted by kmaryxd93
OT Kitty adoption soon
I'm going to adopt a kitty - just like the cat below! lol Seriously, though, I have wanted a kitty forEVER,...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
My Normal
I wrote this poem about 4 years ago, but as I was reading through some of my writings this morning, I thought...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
looking for a new psychiatrist
I live in Jacksonville Fl and am looking for a good psychiatrist who specializes in bipolar disorder. I have...More
Posted by An_259528
Thought of the Day
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Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -Lolly Daskal
Posted by resiliancy500
I didn't know my own strength - Song
It's not often that I want to share a song here, but I couldn't resist this one. The song is, "I Didn't Know My...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
Having a weird episode I just can't seem to shake....
It started early this morning, I've had such bad thoughts about my ex lately. Then they just sat there...More
Posted by sexuallytimid
rewind
Ever had one of those day where you wish there were a rewind button you could push? Today has been one of those...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
Resiliency500 and anyone and everyone
Resiliency500, you mentioned in an earlier post the psychological parable about how it's not the weight of the...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
Hello
Hi, i was diagnosed last month as bipolar, i'm still getting used to the idea of it. the meds that i have...More
Posted by ryanam423
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Dr G - Nuvigil
Hello Dr. G. My insurance company is taking Provigil (Modifinil) off their formulary next year, but they are...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
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Need to get off zyprexa and all antisicotic meds
I have been on zyprexa for 14 years and recently put on geodon for weight loss. I was on geodon for 28 days...More
Posted by An_259521
A Psychological Parable
A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a...More
Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -Lolly Daskal
Posted by resiliancy500
Would it Be Easier? Poem
Would it Be Easier? Wouldn't it be easier if depression were an object? Something we could see, touch, or...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
meds
As I age I find my pillbox full, but with more meds to prevent physical conditions then those for my...More
Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -Lolly Daskal
Posted by resiliancy500

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Potential new therapist
Well, it's possible that I finally found a therapist. This person is someone who was referred to me by the...More
"Live without pretending; Love without depending; Listen without defending; Speak without offending"--Drake
Posted by ddnos
Stigma
So how do you handle stigma? In the beginning when the condition was known as manic-depression, few...More
Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -Lolly Daskal
Posted by resiliancy500

Take the Poll

So, how do you handle knowledge of your bipolar?
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  • Tell only on a "need to know" basis
  • Tell when in a forum or when giving needed information to others
  • Tell friends, family, and professionals
  • Tell everyone - bipolar and proud
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bipolar mirror
I am an all or nothing type of person, I can really only smile and nod for a short period before I burst. I...More
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Can you see yourself getting better and is it attainable or does the thought present itself as a dream?
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Long standing diagnosis
Good morning to All, I was diagnosed Bipolar I in 2003 shortly after I had a very simple surgery that turned...More
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Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. He also maintains a private prac...More

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