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September 2, 2017

Bi-Polar Again

Filed under: News — Scottie @ 10:19

I am reblogging this with the hope that one of the many people who read my blog will have a few suggestions and ideas. Someone must have a family member with a mental illness who has been through this. I read the post https://indivisiblelbc.blog/2017/09/01/recovery-day-five/ first. Then I read the home again post. It has opened my eyes a great deal. So please check out the blog and offer what you can, even if it is just some kind supportive words. Thanks. Hugs

Free Thinkers & Peace Builders

I don’t understand this illness. Son can get along just fine for 5-6 weeks and then he gets manic, stops sleeping/eating. He starts losing things. Completely losing things, never to be found again. Like half a pair of sneakers. How do you lose just one shoe  between night and morning? I swear he must throw things away. After a few days we generally start to wonder if he is using or drinking. We talk to him or ask him about it, and he of course gets defensive. “Why don’t you trust me?” Then he starts getting really agitated, can’t sit still. He’ll stay in his room, barely speaking to anyone, then suddenly barge into the room, say something odd and mumbled and disappear again.

He has started seeing things and hearing voices.  He kept sweeping his room, complaining that it is impossible for the dust and dirt to reappear when…

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  1. My gosh my heart goes out to that blogger I can’t begin to imagine what life is like for them, I think you and I are the same in a sense as I’m not all that familiar with this disease and it’s inner workings, I do know one thing from what little experience I have witnessed from those I’ve come into contact with, the mood swings are real, it would scare me at times to be loved and cared for one day, more or less be a stranger the next…

    I wish them the best lot of strength it takes to put it out there that way…

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    Comment by Cory Melancon — September 3, 2017 @ 14:20

    • Thanks Cory, you are correct, it is hard, and she is acting very strong. Hugs

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      Comment by Scottie — September 3, 2017 @ 14:53


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