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    My Dad used to say he was “collecting smiles” Being an open hearted and kind person isn’t always as easy it sounds! But a smile goes such a long way!

    <p>My Dad used to say he was “collecting smiles” Being an open hearted and kind person isn’t always as easy it sounds! But a smile goes such a long way!<br></p>
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    When is switching your bipolar medications "worth it"?

    <p>When is switching your <a href="https://themighty.com/topic/bipolar-disorder/?label=bipolar" class="tm-embed-link  tm-autolink health-map" data-id="5b23ce6600553f33fe98e465" data-name="bipolar" title="bipolar" target="_blank">bipolar</a> medications "worth it"?</p>
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    Living with generalize anxiety disorder

    <p>Living with generalize <a href="https://themighty.com/topic/anxiety/?label=anxiety" class="tm-embed-link  tm-autolink health-map" data-id="5b23ce5f00553f33fe98d1b4" data-name="anxiety" title="anxiety" target="_blank">anxiety</a> disorder</p>
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    How do you track your cycles of hypomania and depression?

    Newly diagnosed with bipolar II and am trying to figure out how to get ahead of cycles. When I'm high I'm between hypomania and mania, and when I'm low I'm pretty down and depressed. Have you found a way to notice the signs before cycling? What do you look for? I keep thinking if I could figure out where I'm at and what my cycle looks like I could adjust my work around it: be more productive during high points so in the low points I can afford to sleep a bit more and not feel the pressure of performing. Is this even possible? Or am I just on this rollercoaster ride with no way to see the next turn? #BipolarDisorder #Bipolar2Disorder

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is 04290115Bm. I'm worried about my son who has been diagnosed with Bipolar 2. I would like to become more informed about this disorder and become a positive support system to help my son navigate this mental illness.

    #MightyTogether

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    New Scary Symptoms

    Hi everyone. I’ve been struggling with many things for a few years, especially the past two since my Dad passed away. I didn’t have any support then and I turned to eating every night to tune out the pain. I feel like I need OA which I’ve been looking into, but I’m wondering what else I can do to feel better. Now that I’ve been doing this like every day for two years, my body feels very sick and after I eat too much my heart pounds like crazy. It feels scary because I dont know what the overeating may have done to my heart and the rest of my body, and I want to find out but my regular doctor can’t see me until next month, and my gi doctor cant see me til the 27th. I feel like I’m out here floundering around alone, not really knowing that to do or who to go to, and it feels really scary.

    This may be tmi, but part of my problem is that the eating is on top of severe, chronic constipation, and I’ve read that overeating can actually cause constipation, so I’ve been in a very painful endless loop of these two things for a long time. I feel so helpless and so sick and I have no idea how to better. (Aside from OA which I think will help alot)

    Has anyone ever gone through something like this and how did you cope and get better?

    #Overeating #heart #gastroproblems #ADD #Bipolar2 #ChronicPain #ChronicFatigue

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    Progress!

    I’m so proud of myself this year! I’ve been dealing with bipolar 2, chronic pain, and social anxiety. Leaving home is difficult for me and left me even more depressed. I finally found a remote job so I can work from home and afford the things I need. Having health insurance again is a major relief! Worrying about the future brought on so much anxiety. It’s been horrible.
    Today, I feel a lot of relief and finally have hope that things can improve for me. #Bipolar , #SocialAnxiety , #Anxiety , #ChronicPain

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