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The Competition Has Posted … The Bipolar Singing Blogger Smackdown, Part 2

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I need no introduction than to just let you visit, critique, and offer your judgement of our competition. Be kind, please. Those smileys take a lot of time to cut out. :)



  • http://www.colintimberlake.com Colin Timberlake

    Positive stuff. :)

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    I was diagnosed with clinical depression three years ago and mild bi-polar disorder, as well. I went through the gauntlet of drugs from abilify to zoloft. My husband watched as I went from a vivacious individual who was prone to bouts of melancholy to a medium-functioning zombie. My husband asked me one day if I felt better from the drugs and the talk therapy and I had to admit I didn’t. I started to read on-line about the effects of some of these drugs on the actually brain cells, and the prognosis wasn’t good. With help from my family doctor, I was able to wean-off these drugs (prescribed by a psychiatrist). I still get sad from time to time, but given today’s world, being sad about events could be seen as a normal response. I realise that every situation differs and I would not recommend that someone in true crisis mode do exactly what I did, however I feel personally, that I fell into the prescription drugs can cure your soul trap. I take it day-by-day now. I can’t take my “A” type personality and solve the worlds problems, nor should do I thing that I have to shoulder overwhelming responsibility. The world is like shifting sand under your feet. If you stand still paralysed you will be engulfed. You have to keep moving, stay busy and treat yourself better. If you don’t respect yourself, no one else will either.

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