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Old 09-29-2005, 06:21 PM   #1
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Being crazy or normal?

I used to have severe depression for a number of years, but never did meds or counseling. In the past two years I worked through many of my problems, forced myself out socially, discovered food allergies, lots of different things that really helped.

But it hasn't all left me. About a month ago I called the suicide hotline several times. I wanted badly to jump off a building and I couldn't let the image go. I couldn't stop the pain in my stomache and the tears were just flowing like a fountain.
Only to find that a few days later suicide seemed crazy and mindless.
I wasn't manic, I just felt good again, felt I had many reasons to live and I didn't want to think about death.

I can't stop flip flopping. I think I'm okay and then SLAM. Not only mood swings but strong mind sets that can last for days at a time. I don't believe I'm bipolar but I feel like two extremely different people, sometimes even both at once.

Is this as crazy as it seems to me?

 
Old 09-30-2005, 03:20 PM   #2
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Re: Being crazy or normal?

no your not crazy, well I do not think you are because if your situation considers a person crazy I would be too, I go through extreme mood changes sometimes on a daily basis, some days hourly. This morning I was almost happy, right now I am fighting from falling deeper into the hole. It is just how depression works

 
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Old 10-03-2005, 10:06 AM   #3
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Re: Being crazy or normal?

i'm so glad theres people like me i feel like a freak sometimes my mood swings from one end of the scale to the other i consider suicide but i dont think i'd do it but i just cant seem to put to words how i feel i can sit crying for no real reason or something i would at one time have just let pass and get on with so im glad there other ppl like me i dont feel so alone

 
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