hi everyone......i'm a 33 yr old woman struggling with bi-polar.........i was diagnosed when i was 16....by 19 i went off all my meds thinking i knew better than all the drs. well i guess i didn't for many years i was out of control and thought i was just being normal....i got addicted to meth (7yrs clean)well recently (last yr) i about lost it all my home my family and my husband,i was so out of control that i spent $2500.00 and don't know on what or where.......got us $1200.00 overdrwn & my husband who doesn't really understand or does'nt seem to want to understand my disorder was ready to take the kids and go........thank god we came up with a better solution (he has total control of the money now)it is frustrating at times but something that has to be.....@ 9 -10 months ago i went back on meds i'm taking lamictal but it seems to make my depression worse.....lowerd energy....i used to be the type of person that washed my walls at least once a week and use a toothbrush to clean the baseboards of my kitchen at least once a month......crazy huh?
i'm looking for a balance b/c now i don't want to do nething.....and i got 3 young kids.........my dr. won't listen to me... i just want to have the energy to live life and clean house.....i don't even have the uumph to take my kids to the park.......i've gained @ 40lbs in the 3 yrs mayb that has something to do with it ....just can't seem to get the baby bulge off.......then i had a complete hysterectomy @ 2 yrs ago......just looking for advice suggestions?????? i'm tired of being tired and all!!!!!!!!! thanks