My whole life I have been different. In early elementary school I physically attacked my teacher because I “didn’t want to play.” They expelled me and had my mother take me for testing. I was labeled ADHD and medicated with Ritalin. Upon returning to school I was bullied without mercy. My mother stopped the Ritalin and we moved to a new home. I was different.
I was diagnosed with Bipolar I when I was 22 years old. I was in law school. I felt like my world fell apart. I had always relied on my mind, and now my mind betrayed me.
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