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5 Ways To Help You Cope With Medication-Related Weight Gain

2 hours 19 minutes ago

Weight gain is an incredibly common––but mentally devastating––result of many bipolar medications. One thing to remember if it happens to you: be kind to yourself. I would do anything to be skinny – anything, that is, except for dying or losing my mind. Unfortunately, in 2014 I had to choose between thinness and sanity. Faced...

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Marta Manning, Ph.D.

Accepting (And Accommodating) Bipolar Disorder’s Limitations

14 hours 19 minutes ago

I am still learning to accept the limitations that come with this disorder––especially when it comes to my ability to work and my ability to remember important things. As someone with Bipolar Disorder Type II, I am still learning to accept the limitations that come with this disorder. After working mostly full-time for 19 years,...

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Lisa Acuña