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Am I manic or is just feeling well?

GaryC123

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I just came off of about of week of being out of the ordinarily fatigued. Been sleeping long hours. Now I'm feeling kind of elated and "on the ball"-- like I can actually think clearer. Part of me feels good about it and the other part realizes that I've had similar feelings like this before having manic episodes.
 
Fairy Lucretia

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hi i don't know much about mania but i can usually tell when my BF is well rather than manic ,when well he is cheery and on an even keel but when manic he has unbounded amounts of energy
sorry im not much help ,just wanted to send love x Lu x
 
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I’m so glad that you are feeling better! Like Fairy Lu said my experience with mania is that it involves lack of sleep and/or excess energy, talking quickly, mind filled with tons of ideas, often creative ones, overspending, risk taking, hypersexuality, delusions of grandeur and things like this. I think it is great that you are recognizing the increase in energy and feeling of wellness at the outset. I would definitely keep an eye on things to see if anything escalated. It’s always best to nip these things in the bud if and when we can. xo, j
 
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