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Board: Bipolar Disorder 10-01-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: BP and emigration

I don't know how or if this concept applies to going back to Australia, but in the States we have the Americans with Disabilities at to protect people from being discriminated against due to any...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 09-30-2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: really mixed up and hurting

I've been involved with 2 men who behaved the way your husband behaves.
One of these guys was my ex husband who was NOT diagnosed with anything because he would not go to the doctor. He was verbaly...
Board: Bipolar Disorder 09-27-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: How do you cope with their mania?

Hi, I am bumping this up as well, as I am struggling with this same issue with my bf, now my ex bf.

In my case, my BF is in complete denial about his illness. He doesn't work and gets a disability...
Board: Bipolar Disorder 09-27-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: Mania, delusions and belief systems

The concept you are speaking of is not a delusion. The mental health professional who thought you were delusional when you stated these things is plain stupid.
I strongly believe that blocked...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 09-25-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: married mother struggling with hubbie's BP and ADHD

Wow, you ladies are so brave and you amaze me. I have just broken up with a guy that I did love, but whose behavior was unbearable. We weren't living together or married and were only dating, so I...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 09-25-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,885
Posted By Fierysungirl
Unhappy Re: My partner is bipolar but in complete denial - is there anything I can do?

Hi. I am in a similar situation, only recently my partner went completely nuts and threatened to shoot people in his neighborhood and stayed up all night ranting about people he wanted to kill.
...
Board: Schizophrenia 07-30-2006, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By Fierysungirl
Unaccounted 4, where are you?

If you are like me, you've been too busy to get on line, but I remember our boyfriends were very similar. What ever happened with yours? Mine had a psychotic episode and scard me to death. I am...
Board: Schizophrenia 07-13-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,436
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: Schizophrenia and Autoimmune Disease

My theory on autoimmune diseases (I AM NOT A DOCTOR OR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL--I AM JUST A SOCIAL WORKER WHO HAS SEEN PEOPLE WITH AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES AND HAS SOME IDEAS ABOUT IT)

is that they must...
Board: Schizophrenia 07-13-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,774
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: I'm in love with a person who has schizophrenia

Thanks Lizzie, even dating him can be scary sometimes. He does get really hostile and negative about life. He also gets really defensive about his source of income, which is a disability check that...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 06-23-2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,977
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: In Disbelief: My Mother and her family

The vitamin theory may be true. Your mom is exhibiting schizophrenic symptoms, but may not be schizophrenic.
As we age, our bodies become less able to abosrb certain nutients, esp the B vitamins....
Board: Schizophrenia 06-23-2006, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,072
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: solian side effects?

I have not heard of this drug. Is this a sedative, antidepressant or antipsychotic? I have the newest version of the Pocket Guide to prescription drugs, and it wasn't there either.
Board: Schizophrenia 06-20-2006, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: What should I do?

Don't be afraid to get help. There is absolutely nothing wrong with you as a person, it's just that your brain is working differently and you need medication to get your brain functioning as it...
Board: Schizophrenia 06-20-2006, 04:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,774
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: I'm in love with a person who has schizophrenia

Thanks to all who replied.
To Unaccounted4, I met my guy in a park in Virginia. He is 48 and I am 38.
We met last year and at first were just friendship resources for each other as we were both...
Board: Schizophrenia 06-07-2006, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: Off Meds Help

So, you just moved, right? Are there any mental health professional agencies nearby that you could go to for assistance? Have you ever been hospitalized before? If so, I guess you want to use that as...
Board: Schizophrenia 06-07-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,774
Posted By Fierysungirl
I'm in love with a person who has schizophrenia

That's why I came to this board, to find answers. He feels ashamed of this disease and as if he is less than other men.
To me, he has been the most loving, caring, unselfish man I have ever met.
He...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 06-06-2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: Paranoid Schizophrenia & my mother

Contact your area's Commmunity Services Board (or whatever your city and state has). Most district's have a state run facility that serves people with mental health issues, mental retardation,...
Board: Schizophrenia 06-05-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: Another what do you think....

My opinion would be that if you are hearing voices, that is a symptom of schizophrenia, but then I am no expert and am onthis board myself to learn about schizophrenia.

If you have schiz., would...
Board: Schizophrenia 06-05-2006, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,857
Posted By Fierysungirl
psychotic depression vs schizophrenia?

I've heard people on this board say they have psychotic depression, but not schizophrenia. What is the difference?
Board: Schizophrenia 06-04-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: Question please

My guess is that they will check for hygiene and cleanliness issues. They may check for any indication that you don't know how to manage money well.
I knew of a woman who had an apt filled with bird...
Board: Schizophrenia 06-04-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,707
Posted By Fierysungirl
How manageable is schizophrenia?

I am currentlt involved with a man who has this disease. It is a source of vulnerability for him and he doens't like to talk about it. I think he is ashamed of having it.

I want to be closer to...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 06-04-2006, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,163
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: Still having problems dealing with her Schzophrenia!

Hi, I can relate to your experience so much. I am actually on this board fro another reason not realted to my mother, but came across your post and felt compelled to write back to you.

I don't...
Board: Schizophrenia 06-04-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,163
Posted By Fierysungirl
Re: love isn't perfect

OMG!!! Are we dating or seeing the same person? I joined this forum so that i could ask almost word for the word the same question you did.

The guy i am wanting to see is exactly like this guy...
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