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Planning for Depression

One common suggestion for people with bipolar is to document how you would like things to proceed when you are unwell.  This is my plan.  Feel free to adapt it for your use. Wellness Strategy (ongoing pretty much daily –

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Posted in Actions, Basics, bipolar, Health

Binge Update 1

I did not binge for 3 weeks.  It was weird.  I started on Latuda about the same time, but I do not know if that is the reason or not.  I did not have as much of an appetite.  Other

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Posted in Binge Eating, food, Health

BP II and Weight Loss Surgery

I mainly binge because of my mental health. How will I control that? What are the consequences if I do binge? I still believe somehow I can pull myself up by my bootstraps despite failing on every diet I have tried. Then part of me KNOWS I cannot.

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Posted in Actions, Binge Eating, Health, Medical

Lithium

I have been on lithium for a couple of years.  Compared to other drugs it has been surprisingly good.  I have been on most of the SSRIs, and they definitely affect me more.  Everyone is different though.  I wish I had

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Posted in Health, Meds

The Loony Bin – Locked Up & Shocked Up

I am purposely writing minuscule details about hospital and ECT to get it out of my system and hopefully give more info to anyone out there that needs it to make decisions about their own or their loved one’s care.

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Posted in Health, Medical