Dec 052002
My Personal Experience With Manic-Depression (Bipolar Disorder) - 12/05/02 Update

This is an update to what I wrote in late 1997 about my personal experience with manic-depression. Continuing where I left off…I was off medication and things were going fine until around late August or September, 2000. My husband started becoming concerned about me – he thought I was getting a little ‘active’ (for example I was sleeping less and talking very animatedly). Because he [more]

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Jun 012001

I think I was somewhat ill when I wrote this. (This, of course, is allegorical) The Party You were so excited to be invited! At last…maybe this would lead to more friends…maybe this would open the door finally for you to be part of the “in-crowd” instead of the also-rans…there would be a lot of people here you wanted to meet – influential people, people [more]

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Nov 251997

[Note: I wrote this page in 1997, which describes the course of my first episode of mental illness. Rather than change it I’ve added an update as of December 2002] I was diagnosed as having Bipolar Disorder in 1996. Until that year I had had no mental health problems. In Mid-may we went away as a family and everything seemed fine. In the two weeks [more]

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