... I Rapid Cycler about 11 years ago. When I first met my husband, I let him know of my lifelong condition. He said he was okay with it. He said he looked it up to become more informed on what the disorder entailed. He said he understood. We have been married for approximately a year and a half. ... (2 replies)
... Usually it's the periods of hardly any sleep that I become manic. ... (15 replies)
... When I start to becom manic, my tongue starts buzzing, my whole body feels like I have electricity running through my veins, I suddenly have energy to give to this and that unlike anyone I know. Feels GOOD. . . but kind of frantic. ... (15 replies)
... Yes, having bipolar can be a very lonely experience. However, I hope you'll come here and post to the boards so that we can support you. ... (4 replies)
... so was taken down to 50. ... (4 replies)
... so the fact that I'm on 2 mood stabilizers is protecting me enough from experiencing manic episodes. ... (4 replies)
... i noticed it today as i am at this time manic and realised this starts at the start. ... (15 replies)
... I usually have my manic episodes a few hours after that of a depression episode. Often my speech races, sometimes I can't think of something to say so I make words up just to get them out. ... (15 replies)
... OK there was a bad omen, I was in the middle of writing and the power went out. Oh well. To repeat myself. About dreams. I wonder if it is only us BP'ers that dream vividly in color. I had very vivid colorful dreams. ... (15 replies)
... I want to do this NOW. I'm full of energy, nothing's going to stop me!! ... (15 replies)
... There is no telling when its about to creep up on you at least in my case :p. I can compare it to closing your eyes and setting a timer and then wondering when it might start sounding the alarm, lol :).
You just never know!! (15 replies)
... my mania comes on at any given time with no warning, i will be doing something for awhile then all of the sudden i realize how well i am doing it, and so creative about doing it, then i realize that itS MANIA TIME! ... (15 replies)
... I'm type I Bipolar and never had much warning.
Mostly I'd get really ticked off that "no one ever agrees with me", and then I'd start to see connections (cosmic/spiritual/all of the above).
The classic manic symptoms (rapid speech, no sleep, spending, go-go-go-do-do-do, etc.) came farther on - and by then I knew that I was "just fine" and that it was everyone else who had... (15 replies)
... I, unlike alot of people do not spend money, I begin to hoard it. Then I start cleaning. Nothing is safe. ... (15 replies)
I wouldn't describe it as being normal one day and waking up manic-things usually build up (usually rapidly) over a few days...and about 'transforming into someone else'-again that isn't really something I can relate to (or how, at the very least, I'd describe becoming manic), but then again everyone's different...and am I aware of it?? HELL YES!!! But because it feels... (15 replies)
... appening. I have been having panic attacks because I am so worried. I keep thinking that when the sensation flows through my body that's its the beginning of a manic attack. ... (15 replies)
... As I've alluded to in another post, one of the first things I notice is that all my senses become much more heightened. There are other things that happen...sleep disruptions, becoming more and more involved in lots and lots of different things, and others... ... (15 replies)
... Rosita...Just because he has an illness is no excuse for him to continue acting in an aggressive manner. ... (11 replies)
... First off, thanks for clicking on my post. I'll try to make this as brief as possible. ... (0 replies)
... I think it's really important for people to find the right pdoc and tdoc who will listen to them. Listening is one of the most important skills a pdoc and tdoc can have. ... (43 replies)