Am I in remision from Bipolar?

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   Posted 4/14/2010 9:47 AM (GMT -6)   
 I am not up or down.. just even lately
hugs, caren

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   Posted 4/14/2010 10:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Me too...I think my meds are working to keep me stable.

I have been on these meds for 6 months and now I have
a full-time job that though exhausting, keeps me from having
too much time to think! I'm actually living a normal life.

I think getting out of self and thinking about others and not
'living in the disease' has helped me too.

I'm glad you're smooth sailing...whatever you're doing...keep it up!

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   Posted 4/14/2010 1:07 PM (GMT -6)   
Me too!  My meds are working!  48 days and counting...
Bipolar 2
Borderline Personality Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Panic Disorder

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   Posted 4/14/2010 5:14 PM (GMT -6)   
  It may not be remission, but i am hugely more stable and productive than i was a year ago at this time.  Thank god for the meds because they have given me at least a year and a half of sanity in my life. ANd thats a year and a half that  no one can ever take away from me.

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   Posted 4/14/2010 6:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Glad to hear you all are doing so well. Gives me hope.

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   Posted 4/15/2010 12:01 AM (GMT -6)   
It can certainly feel like remission and why not call it that? LoL

I think it is finally finding a right balance of medications that are working for you right now.

Great to hear for all of you.

I hope it gives all of you much freedom for a very long time.

Bipolar - 2004
     Crohns disease - 1995 
Arthritis & Fibromyalgia 
Leo Buscaglia

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   Posted 4/15/2010 12:15 AM (GMT -6)   
I have had periods of remission when my meds feel right, I feel like me. I treasure those times because invariably the mood shifts, but having had good times I knoow it will come again. When I feel myself slipping I get back into talk therapy ASAP, because there is often a trigger that is threatening my mood swing. Cherish this time.
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Bi-polarII; rapid cycler; Lithium 900 mg; Lamictal 200 mg; seraquel 450mg, klonopin 4mg

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   Posted 4/15/2010 10:00 AM (GMT -6)   
I've felt like myself for a week now :D
Hoorah for stability!!

If you watch the stephen fry documentary : The secret life of the manic depressive , theres a lady i think who controls her bipolar with fish oil and claims to be stable as well.

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   Posted 4/15/2010 1:04 PM (GMT -6)   

The "fish oil lady" is Gracelyn Guyol.  she wrote a book "Healing Depression and Bipolar Disorder Without Drugs"

I think the book is a bunch of crap and didn't get anything helpful out of it.  But I have a copy of it that I would be happy to mail to someone who is interested.  Just send me an email.

Bipolar 2
Borderline Personality Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Panic Disorder

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