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Jewells

Dallas, Texas
I'm 57, and I just came out of denial of having bipolar about 6 months ago.  Recently, I came to the point that I had a problem and wanted help.   I have a dual diagnosis – Alcoholic and Bipolar.    Whenever I felt like I was crawling out of my skin, I would... Full Bio
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Bipolar: Side Effects of Effexor XR by Jewells 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I've been reading about the effects of the antidepressant Effexor XR .  I wasn't very impressed.  In fact, it scared m e.  I stopped abruptly taking Zoloft, ... Read on »
Fear Kept Me From Living My Dreams by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I've lived in fear most of my life.  I was fearful in my abusive marriage, and I feared getting a divorce.  I was scared of raising my son on my own. I rais ... Read on »
Bipolar: Chaos of Life by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Bipolar has wreck havoc in my life by changing everything around me including friends. I no longer have close friends, because they didn't understand me.  They w ... Read on »
Zoloft Withdrawals by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I've been on Zoloft for about 3 months when refill time came around. The pharmacy lady told me I had to see the doctor first.  I was like "Hey! I don't have an a ... Read on »
Bipolar or ADHD by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I'm so tired,  it's 1:20am and I can't seem to sleep.  This has been going on for the past two weeks.  My mind has become blank and confused.  I can't seem to co ... Read on »
Teen Bipolar: If Only I Had Known by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder After I finally got help and not in denial, I discovered I had bipolar since my teens. In 1970, graduating from High School, I couldn't wait to get out on my own ... Read on »
Worst Things to Say to a Person With Bipolar Disorder - HealthyPlace by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Worst Things to Say to a Person With Bipolar Disorder - HealthyPlace Read on »
BIPOLAR: PURSUE YOUR DREAMS by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Lately I've been feeling restless and depressed.  It's like I'm living between time and space. Nothing makes me happy except the memories of my family. I sometim ... Read on »
Bipolar? Who Am I? by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I've been living with bipolar for a long time, approximately 15 - 20 years. I can't really say when it started because my life has been one big up and down mess. ... Read on »
Bipolar: Drinking Alcohol is not the Solution by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I stopped the pain of bipolar by drinking, but I almost stopped the pain by death. I didn't know alcohol made my bipolar worse until March 2009, when I quit dr ... Read on »
Type 2 Diabetes - Diagnosing and Treating Guide - Health.com by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Type 2 Diabetes - Diagnosing and Treating Guide - Health.com Read on »
No-Cost Strategies to Fight Depression - depression - Health.com by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder No-Cost Strategies to Fight Depression - depression - Health.com Read on »
Bipolar is Out of Control by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I'm bored!  My life is out of control. I don't do anything! I just sit back in my little cracker box of a room and watch TV. Oh, I play on eBay and  research on ... Read on »
TRUE BLOOD - SHARE THE WIDGE by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Share the True Blood Widget I''m obsessed with the show True Blood.  I love the story with Bill and Snooky - I got sad when their relationship began to ... Read on »
Barbra Streisand - Can Dreams Come True? by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I had a dream, yes I did, and  I have no idea why I would dream about Barbara Streisand. She has always been my favorite singer as well as an actress.  I practic ... Read on »
Age of Onset and Gender Issues in Bipolar Disorder - HealthyPlace by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Age of Onset and Gender Issues in Bipolar Disorder - HealthyPlace Read on »
Bipolar: Alone at 19 by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I discovered I had bipolar when I was a teen in the late 60's.  In 1968 while in High School, I wasn't much involved in the social activities of  high school.  I ... Read on »
Bipolar Caues Confusion - You Can Survive by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I'm beginning to think confusion is my middle name.  Mostly, I get confused about blogging.  Well that's not all I get confused about.  I have so many blogs that ... Read on »
Living With Bipolar Has Been a Challenge by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder "How bad is it?" That was the question I asked the doctor to find out how much Cirrhosis I had.  All he could do was say well you have cirrhosis and would t ... Read on »
Facing My Demons by Jewells Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Battling Bipolar has been tough.  But, finding out you have cirrhosis is another battle.  It just keeps getting worse. All I can do is pray and hope things will ... Read on »