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Old 10-13-2021, 10:48 AM   #841
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I'm doing better this morning. I got some sleep last night and at the moment, I'm waiting on groceries to arrive. Food always makes me happy. I got some healthy things. I've been losing weight. So far I've lost 41 pounds. I'm really excited about that.
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Old 10-13-2021, 04:10 PM   #842
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I'm concerned I'm getting hypomanic. I can fall asleep fine but then I wake up three hours later full of energy and do HIIT like an hour a day and go for runs and I'm so amazed by the beauty of the sun and I see a lot of the sun in myself and a lot of myself in the sun. I feel speedy. Euphoric yet agitated and irritable at the same time somehow. Short spurts of severe paranoia too but that has held true since May.
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New things seem to be developing in my psyche.
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I'm having a hard time sleeping. I've been working with my new therapist. We've been discussing my mother. For some reason talking about her has triggered me. I feel very sad. And scared. My mom causes me a lot of pain. Lately, I have been putting some distance between us. I think I want to stop all communication. My mother just isn't nice to me. I have been vape-free for a month. My mom is not happy for me. She actually told me that I've started vaping again before. That is just not supportive. It's hateful.
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Hi everyone, I have not yet been diagnosed with Schizoaffective Disorder but I see it coming. First I was misdiagnosed with depression anxiety and ptsd, then bipolar. I was diagnosed with bipolar type 1 with psychosis but non of the medications were working. So I got a new psychiatrist that telling me that I might have schizophrenia, but now they are saying it might be both schizophrenia and bipolar. I am really confused and lost, I don’t know who to talk to outside of my doctors. My families barely just accepted the fact I have bipolar and we are just getting ourselves to understand it.
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Hi, @Bola123! Thank you for joining us here at the forums. I feel like I can identify with most of what you posted here. I wish you a lot of wonderful luck while you explore MSF. It continues to help me.
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Hi @Bola123 my diagnosis changed over the years also until it finally settled on schizoaffective disorder depressed type ADHD and GAD. That's where it stands now. It's hard to wrap our heads around diagnosis and stuff sometimes but it can either be a relief or a stressor. Hopefully it is a relief for you.
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@Bola123 Hi it took years for me to get the right diagnosis Schizoaffective: Bipolar type. My family doesn't accept it. My husband and son do accept it but it has been a topic that I don't talk about to my family. I'm the stable one in their minds. I rely on this forum to understand. It's hard even for my therapist and dr to understand sometimes.
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I slept all day today. And I felt depressed. I didn't want to do anything. It's 5 pm now and I'm just starting to feel a bit better. Hopefully, I will sleep tonight.
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