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   Posted 3/20/2010 3:51 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm just curious where everybody lives, how old you are, and what your sex is, and maybe how long you have been diagnosed.
I'm in Oregon's Willamette Valley, I love it here :). I'm 26 and a man. I was diagnosed a week and a half ago.

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   Posted 3/20/2010 5:20 PM (GMT -6)   
In Halifax, NS Canada From backwoods Pictou county (Scottish) w. a tad of Welsh in for measure. Five generations for sure, missed only 1:4 of us. That means for everyone born female in our family 3 develop Bipolar disorder. I am in my fifties, my ma her 70's, her mom would be about 107 and her mom 139, cause she opted out. Also about 1:2 of males so affected (no pun intended), developed the disease. It is genetic. Too bad I cannot get this into my thick skull. Instead, I walk around mad at me most of the time for having little or no control over my emotions. I am a bit of a genius which makes it all the worse b/c I am so Aware. Of everything. It totally exhausts me, all this awareness. Gotta keep hangin in here. Cheers

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   Posted 3/21/2010 6:34 AM (GMT -6)   


  Im a 42 year old man, Diagnosed 2 years ago.. Live in wilmington De.


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   Posted 3/21/2010 7:30 AM (GMT -6)   
25 year old female in WI!  :)
Bipolar 2
Borderline Personality Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Panic Disorder

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   Posted 3/21/2010 5:19 PM (GMT -6)   
Female, 35, Omaha NE. Diagnosed with major depression in '98, bipolar in '06.
"...i am 32 flavors and then some..." ~ ani difranco
and yes, you can call me Carrie :)

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   Posted 3/25/2010 4:55 PM (GMT -6)   
Female, 30, Maryland. Depression in '97, Bipolar I in '05
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   Posted 3/25/2010 5:34 PM (GMT -6)   
29 years old, first diagnosed in 95, then rediagnosed with a bunch of other stuff, then diagnosed again recently.

Living in wilmington delaware
Diagnosed Bipolar 1995
Successfully Treated now in 2009.
Abilify 2.5mg 1xpm, Seroquel XR 50-100mg PM. Topamax 75mg 2x daily

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