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A big problem for me. My daughter is at her nana's and I am laying I bed re living my life basically. Non stop images of the past. Unimportant things. If I have a busy day with lots of interaction then that evening my head is buzzing with the conversations of the day. I've always been like this. A bipolar problem?

Lamictal I have read can stop re living after a month. I'm almost there.
 
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I take lamictal also. I've been on it for a long time and have found it to stop me thinking about my bad past. I had a bad time with my ex husband, i was going through a bad phase of my bipolar disorder but also he was an unpleasant man. I feel like i have moved on from a lot of that now. I have found a bit of peace and am able to live life much more peacefully and without so much stress.
 
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I'm not on lamictal any more, but I used to be for years.

but I relive my past mistakes all the time. be those recent or long time ago... I don't know the solution to this problem :(

but you take care!
 
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Is it just a matter of time Krista? I do think the lamictal helps though. My psychiatrist said it is often prescribed for PTSD, which i don't have, but that this meant it was good at preventing reliving of the past. I wonder if it i a bipolar 'thing'. Too many thoughts circling around your mind, processing the day and days past. That used to happen a lot, now less so, usually only when i have really busy big family days.
 
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Sorry me again, why Krista did you stop taking it?
 
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Oh, it's a long story how I stopped lamictal. let's just say I was young and foolish, did stuff and now I have a different doctor and am on different medications. but I will admit that lamical was a very good medication for me for a long time.

I don't think it's just a bipolar thing. but I can't know what goes on in other people's minds.
 
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