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    Weird Wed. Daily Bipolar Post/ possible triggers
    bpcookie posted:
    Hello dahlings

    Weather: warm and over cast

    Sleep: good

    Mood: so far so good but who knows how I will feel later. Been like a roller coaster lately.

    Plans: chores. Perhaps make some jewelry, perhaps not, perhaps finish decorating my hat, perhaps not, perhaps work on a purse, perhaps not. Heck, I really don't know what I'm going to do today, hopefully something fun.

    You all have a fabulous day. muahs
    WebMD Health Ambassador, BpCookie
    jselleck responded:
    Afternoon Peeps.

    Weather: Started out cold, slowly warming to low 70's.

    Sleep: Not enough. Only 7 hours.

    Mood: Bitchy.

    Plans have a pdoc appt, then grocery shopping, maybe talk hubbie into some clothes shopping. Ironically I'm losing weight and he's gaining it. Go figure. Least now I won't have to fight over jeans or shorts with him for a while. Lol. Maintenance has been in and out of our place a lot this week. Friday they fixed the garbage disposal only to learn that they sink is now leaking. So today I got a new garbage disposal, they fixed the leak in the master bathroom's sink, and looked at the dishwasher. We may get a new dishwasher, (fingers crossed) and they're gonna come back to fix the drip in the master shower. Oh, they also fixed the over head light in the kitchen that kept flickering. I love it when someone who won't be named gives in and finally contacts the office to get stuff fixed. If only I was brave enough to fix the lousy paint job. But I'm not. Have a great afternoon.

    ddnos responded:
    J- what i would do for 7 hrs of sleep! Seven consecutive hours! Wow!

    Weather - stormy - lots of wind and rain

    Sleep - not good

    Mood - not good

    Plans - already cancelled one of my plans - finally got shower done, maybe chat with my aussiemate 4 p.m. do some laundry
    Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past could have been any different --Unknown
    jselleck replied to ddnos's response:
    Now how you feel ddnos. I was in that position a few weeks ago. I was barely getting 5 hrs sleep. I sooo hate mania cycles. My doc put me on a new med today, so hopefully I'll actually come down soon. At least I can dream, I guess. Hope you get some sleep soon. Take care.

    ddnos replied to jselleck's response:
    J - my sleep habits aren't typically mania related - I've had sleep problems for the past 22 years due to side effect of Nardil. I have high doses of adrenaline in my system because of the med, which makes sleeping not always the easiest thing in the world. I do have nights where it's better, but my average is about 5-6 hrs - some nights better and definitely some nights worse. But I'm used to it for the most part...don't like it , but used to it. Hope you sleep well tonight!
    Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past could have been any different --Unknown
    Betzy11 replied to ddnos's response:
    I am a newly diagnosed Bi Polar person.. I am still trying to learn about this illness. I have such a hard time sleeping all the time . Awake most of the night or doze and wake up..
    I imagine that is part of being Bi Polar?? I also isolate myself a big part of the time?? Just wanted to get some imput on this. Thank's.

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