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Does bipolar meds cause blurry vision? #Lamotrigine #Sertraline

At first I thought, well maybe it's time to get an eye exam which I did. My vision had a slight change my doc said nothing major. Iv e been taken meds on and off for roughly 8-10 months now and it seems about that long. It worries me im only 46 and I feel blind. I wonder if all meds cause this? Any #suggestions or #experience
#Bipolar #MentalHealth

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What podcasts :) do you like/ recommend ?

I am currently reading a helpful Oprah podcast episode from Super Soul Sunday, it helps sometimes to put my life into perspective by hearing other people’s life stories and knowing that I’m resilient doing my best where I currently am at while working towards where I want to go.

#Oprah #Podcasts #MentalHealth #Comment #suggestions #thanks #Christmas #selfhelp #audio #resources


Coffee Addiction Outta Control

I have manic depression, and I KNOW I am really not supposed to consume caffeine (or anything that ends with “ine”). And I’ve received overwhelming confirmation that its effects are more harmful than beneficial…but for some reason lately it’s been so tough to break the addiction smh!! I cannot be the only person whose coffee/Starbucks/caffeine addiction is interrupting their entire life. Today, I did not have any caffeine, and my brain (which had a headache all day) and body craved it 90% of the whole day. I fought not getting some at work 😅. I really don’t know what to do to combat this addiction, and I want to fight it holistically. #help !!

#Bipolar #coffee #Starbucks #Depression #Anxiety #SurvivalMode #Addiction #Recovery #suggestions

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So my older sister gave me a great idea to help friends and family members to better support me and my current condition. She suggested that I make an Amazon “wish list” with things like self care items to help me feel better or to help promote healing and self love including books that I’d like to read. Could you please give me some ideas on self care items you’ve tried or enjoyed that helped you? I know it’s the simple things that mean the most. So far I’ve added books, comfy pajamas, a diffuser with mood boosting essential oils. What other ideas do you have??
#Selfcare #Selflove #selfcareideas #selfcareitems #suggestions #liftmeup #MajorDepressiveDisorder #Anxiety #HighlysensitivePerson #amazonwishlist


Music escape.

Anyone have any music suggestions? Music has been the one constant escape for me, and just need new things to listen to.
#DistractMe #Music #suggestions #Anxiety #Depression


struggling with anxiety

hi everyone. first time poster. i am struggling with the worst, most debilitating morning anxiety i have ever had. i get woken up out of a sound sleep usually around 5am, but today it’s 2am. and then i’m stuck there, in a panic, and physically ill for hours. i have used multiple coping mechanisms that usually work for my regular anxiety, and those just seem to aggravate my anxiety now. it feels like i am completely hopeless and i almost don’t even want to wake up at all anymore. i have been started on a daily medication for anxiety and just had my dosage increased. other than that, i am left to sit here and struggle through screaming crying tears and defeat until the medication kicks in, or i can take other medication as needed, but i’m not eating anymore so everything upsets my stomach. i feel like no one on earth knows the severity of what i’m feeling, and how absolutely powerful it is. is there anything that has helped you with debilitating anxiety when the world is asleep, and when you just want to give up? i have never felt so alone and so scared. any help at all is appreciated, thank you #Anxiety #hopeless #suggestions


Severe back pain :(

I am having some seriously bad back pain, I have fibromyalgia, and the space in one of my disks is starting to get smaller, any suggestions? It shoots down my legs too. #Fibromyalgia #ChronicPain #HypermobilitySyndrome #suggestions


Just had surgery....please help!!

So I put off having knee surgery for 7 months and finally got it done the other day. I am in EXCRUCIATING pain. They gave me a lot of pain killers at the hospital before i was discharged. But they haven't helped at all. Sent me home with percs too and nothing has worked. It feels like someone shot me in the knee and there's an open wound. I can't move at all without help. I've never been In this much pain before. And i understand my fibromyalgia is probably contributing to the pain. But my chest is always tight, I start sobbing randomly because it hurts so bad, i can't stop shaking. I'm not showing signs of infection but I also don't think this is normal. This is my first surgery and I am completely freaking out. I won't be seeing the doctor till next week at some point to get my bandages changed and I have no idea what to do in the meantime. And cant take any of my medical marijuana till they tell me. I'll take any suggestions, please help!! #Surgery #kneesurgery #Pain #excruciating #suggestions #pleasehelp #Fibromyalgia


I am done with it now...

It is strange. I don't know what I am feeling. I have no idea of what I have transformed to. I am alone. I don't get the gut to speak up. I am not willing to even talk to my loved ones.
So as I told before that I am forgetting my test dates so today I actually told my mother. She straighforwadly said that you don't want to give it and you don't want to study. I don't want to tell anyone now. I am scared of those comments.
I try my level best but I am done. Everybody treats metal health as trash and says your are useless. I am done with it.
Please give me some advise because I trust you all.

#Depression #abusiveparents #Anxiety #School #help #suggestions #alone #needhelp #MentalHealth


#suggestions on how to wean myself off a sedative? It’s been a lifesaver, but I think it’s making me dizzy.