About Me: Female, 39, Oakland, OR, member since Sep 2009
I have been recently diagnosed with Bipolar II disorder and am seeking knowledge and support for my disorder. I work full time as a network administrator and attend community college at night. My passions in life are dirt bikes, street bikes and other outdoor activitie
[More]s. I am a practicing Buddhist and I love meditation and yoga.
Thanks the support. I really don't think i could have done it this easy without all the support that was givin to me. All the people just like myself on here were huge insperations in my recovery. So thank you very much another awsome person helping someone out. Give yourself a pat on the back!! thanks
Hey Lynn! It is more my brothers than anyone else in my family. My father was an alcoholic but he passed away about 13 years ago. 3 out of my 5 brothers are alcoholics and drug addicts too. Every family gathering is a struggle to get through. They all know they are alcoholics but they refuse to change. They all have used a variety of drugs but mostly they cling to the alcohol. I don't care for it myself. My weakness has always been opiates. I lost almost everything when I hit bottom and have had a difficult time maintaining my sobriety but I have never let it have complete control of me like I did before. I guess, what I mean to say is, I have used a few times over the past 10 years but never for several days in a row or for an extended period. Con't
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