- Sep 5, 2008
- Manchester, UK
I'm Karl, or just Herbie, I'm 36, living in the UK, and I've been struggling with spells of severe (but not long-lasting) depression for many years. Well last September everything went into meltdown and I got a diagnosis of rapid-cycling Bipolar with hypomania. Which sort of makes sense of things now. I got put on lamictal which has helped for a while but the depression is back the last couple of months and they're messing with my meds, and the whole situation is just frustrating and despairing. Its been a year already, when does it ever start to actually get better? (No don't answer that - rhetorical question). Anyway I guess I'm here just for the chance to vent and get some support or something.