6 years ago after a suicide attempt I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. It didn’t surprise me because mental illness runs in my family but it really pissed me off because I’ve done nothing to deserve this, in fact I’ve always done everything to prevent this.
I want to make this short and simple.
My experience was terrifying with sleepless nights and delusional thoughts and in a state of psychosis. I took it seriously. I still take it seriously and I always will. But I’m not letting it define me, it’s just something I constantly have to maintain: healthy diet & exercise, the correct medicine, friends and family. And that’s just me today. Best of wishes for anyone who has started their journey of learning to maintain it. It’s possible. Just take it seriously and stick to it. But most of all live for today.
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