Hi rose, welcome to one of the best boards around. Look forward to you posting some, alot don't. Thats ok, but mor eimput the better, even if it is aggreeing with previous posts.
Cutting out the bad weeds in your life is one of the most important things you can do, and one of the absolute hardest.
Yep your moods will go up and down. That is the nature of this illness, and acceptance of it has helped me greatly in dealing with my life. I dont berate myself to much, or congratulate myself to much either, i am happy for the middle of the road when i can stick to it.
"If Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade"
"It isn't my fault that i am BiPolar, It is my responsibility how i treat it so that i don't hurt others or myself." Happy Bill
Meds. Respirdal 0.5 a day, more if needed.