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... Trumpetav, I know how you feel, I really do. I used to seriously abuse alcohol when I was manic, and boy was I proud of how much I could drink. To give you an idea, about a year ago, I drank four bottles of wine, vodka and other miscellany in one night. ... (11 replies)
... I am in the same boat. I have been reading a lot about bipolar and I do think there is a connection between addictions and bipolar. ... (13 replies)
... for basically anxiety, depression, BPD, and Bipolar disorders. ... (11 replies)

... t that means, in fact its difficult for me to know exactly what it means but I'll write here my understanding, the impact it has had on me in terms of how I feel and have felt, and how this has changed under medication and supervision. ... (1 replies)
... Psychiatrists have long suspected that every bipolar episode can make the nature of the disorder evolve. ... (1 replies)
... I have found that a lot of Bipolar people have drug or alcohol problems. I have a few friends and family members who are alcoholics and Bipolar. A lot of us are just trying to self medicate, to make ourselves feel somewhat "normal". I am from Iceland, where alcoholism is very high. ... (12 replies)
... I finally succeeded in getting off probation, left that loser guy after only 1 year of being together, and ended up transferring to another school on scholarship. ... (685 replies)
... Thanks, feels great coming here knowing that I have others who have been there ane done that and can help me through these tough moments. Jules, you are so right about the alcohol and experimentation.... ... (685 replies)
... the moderators, then I started seeing the names of others posts and, well it looks like pretty much, as long as people answer my statement here, then all is oh k and in accordance to the new rule of this section of the board. ... (110 replies)
... I wanted to let you know that, at the turn of the new year, I decided to stop drinking. And I did it for reasons that many of you have already listed here! ... (15 replies)
... Thanks, Tsohl....yes I had come across Gav's posts before and alot of what she writes about seems so familiar so I think that her perspective of things may very well help me out. ... (685 replies)
... However, there was a point last year when he wasn't drinking much at all where he went a few weeks at a time in a normal state and his lows and highs were not as severe. This tends to make me think he is getting worse and trying to self medicate more. However, most people don't even know he is bipolar. ... (21 replies)
... medicate but it doesn't work. Drinking intensifies whatever mood you are in at the time. I know, I've been there. ... (21 replies)
... I am having a hard time with my husband who has had a problem with drinking and drugs for a long time. I am at my wits end and dont know what to do. Sometimes I really think that he is bipolar. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks again everybody...yes it is yet another day. And thank God we are yet through another crisis. ... (685 replies)
Am I bipolar?
Sep 12, 2006
... You are a prime example of how so many people believe that one can "grow out of" Bipolar. If you truly have been diagnosed as Bipolar it is something that requires medications to properly be treated. It is a chemical imbalance which effects your brain. If left untreated it may kill you. ... (4 replies)
... Wow! I get the same thing about being overweight. And as far as the financial help your dad gives you, I COMPLETELY know the feeling. You hate him but feel indebted to him at the same time.It's crazy! ... (6 replies)
... I am a 10 years sober alcoholic in AA and I also suffer from Bipolar II and Panic and Anxiety. I now know I had early Onset Mental Illness which came about probably due to genetics but also my terrible upbringing. ... (4 replies)
... social anxiety disorder.. I know that i have been living bipolar since Elementary school and has always been very very hard for me to make friends. Yes bipolar people or atleast myself seem to be hurt very easily but others actions. ... (13 replies)
... Regarding the meds, that's great that your son is researching the various meds. He needs to take ownership of his diagnosis and being willing to learn about the meds should be one step in that direction. ... (685 replies)

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