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... None of the jobs ive had have been particularly ambitious or promising, mostly dead end jobs, but i would love to have a career. ... (12 replies)
... hey i live in madison heights 20 mins away from you.:p (27 replies)
... To Gav 73, I am so glad that I read your reply because that is exactly why I usually leave my jobs after the first year. I get SO irritated with everybody, over minor stuff that didn't bother me much before. ... (27 replies)

Bipolar & Work
Dec 28, 2005
... Hello Everyone! I did go ahead and try the job and ended up leaving after one week. I felt like such a complete failure. I actually cried on the 2nd and 3rd day there right when I got off. My husband was completely supportive and told me to just take my time and look for something else. The thing is...I am tired of going from job to job. I have not ever worked anywhere over 1... (13 replies)
... f. Was a small office, around 8 people, so I thought we were close, I mean I would spend 8 hours a day with these people 5 days out of 7. My boss was aware I was bipolar when he hired me, I wanted him to be aware in case something happened. About a month ago, I started noticing signs of an episode apporaching. ... (9 replies)
... I love this. So very accurate. I'm Bipolar II, so I don't think it's as intense for me, but I do understand the frustration with simply existing. ... (22 replies)
Bipolar anxiety
Mar 20, 2011
... I have bipolar and have experienced social anxiety for a long time. One thing I can tell you is to try not to rely on alcohol or drugs to ease your anxiety. ... (9 replies)
Bipolar 1
Oct 16, 2010
... I was diagnosed with bipolar 1 in 2007 after my husband I were going through a stressful time with losing our house jobs etc the stress got so much that my mind just thought sod this and shut down. ... (3 replies)
Bipolar @ work
Oct 31, 2009
... your syptoms sound a lot like mine . i rarely get manic, nor do i notice or most people. it doesnt interfer with my daily activities. the depression on the other had is the problem. and u sound like your doing well. and they are in the process of switching my medication. may i ask wat you take. (11 replies)
Bipolar @ work
Sep 23, 2009
... I teach and am finishing my dissertation, and I do other odd academic jobs on the side. ... (11 replies)
... I dont' recommed anyone who has bipolar to work in a doctors office as a medical secretary. too much stress. I work quickly to begin with and put noise in with it and I snap. ... (37 replies)
... Santos, you and I sound like exactly alike. I forgot to mention in my post that I too would leave a job first rather than get fired. but by doing that, I wasn't able to get unemployent. I tried so many times but because I walked out they denied me. only once when I was fired did I win to get unemployment till I was able to get on medicade to help pay for my therapy and other... (37 replies)
... Hey, I could really relate to your post, that you seem like a perfectly normal person to people at first, but after a while, the "cracks" start to show, and it becomes harder and harder to hide your illness from those around you. So how do you keep a job with having bipolar? That's a really good question, I wish I had the answer for you.... I haven't worked... (37 replies)
... I have had 15 jobs since 95, and one was for four years, a record for me. That job was done at home and worked until I had a hospitalization and my employer found me a liability. ... (37 replies)
... What about for people that are Bipolar II like me where most of the time I am stuck at the negative depression end? ... (9 replies)
... to be the combination that has helped my younger daughter reach stability....she hasn't had an episode in over 7 months and is doing quite well. She worked two jobs over the summer, has a boyfriend, is an honor student and pretty much presents herself as a "normal" teen if there is such a thing. ... (7 replies)
... Thank You Carolyn, I'm also new to this site, and we are a family new to bipolar. This past year I have developed a new respect for what people go through. I know my daughter really doesn't like taking the pills, but she does admit they do help her sleep, wake up, function. With the meds she is looking forward to going to work this year, which might sound strange to some, but... (4 replies)
... in Kait's case we feel not inclined to do so and the way we see it now is that she is on her own and if she wants money she needs to work her breaks and as many jobs as necessary during the summer to pay for whatever extras there may be. ... (685 replies)
... time, etc... I've always had this problem so I THINK they see no difference but who knows.. I know a lot of people in my BP support group that carry successful jobs so I know it can be done with the right meds and a little understanding from the work place. ... (8 replies)
... but I always dream of my career before the "higher ups" decided to kill it. It's because I figured out the politics of it and threatened other people's jobs that I got "killed". It's been many years and I have a beautiful daughter now. ... (8 replies)


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