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Went to a new psychiatrist for a fresh diagnosis and they gave me medication for bipolar but pushed back on disclosing what they diagnosed.
they don't want to tell me what I am going through

the medicine has made me high! weeeeee weeeeeeeee

@Gemlog
they know, they do it intentionally 😶.

I am doing yoga sessions, which is helping me.

they have me SSRI and mod stabilizer.

@Gemlog

I will probably trust a yogi more than a doctor now.

Trust and transparency is a must.

@null0x0
I've always been a nervous nellie and afraid of heights - but I always thought of it as Normal to be afraid of falling! I had to force myself to e.g. climb antennae masts.
Earlier this year I did a very strict keto diet to help with alcohol. Actual result was it Did change my brain chemistry such that I needed SSRI for extreme anxiety; i was unable to drive! A week worth of SSRI and a normal diet chock with carbs and the condition went away. Well, back to what is normal for me anyhow.

@Gemlog For me polarity has reduced with yoga and the practice of being one with what I am in the current moment. I still feel part of my mind is resisting this reality and rejecting all the work I am doing. I am now only held back by that part of my mind. medication should help with that and in time I will also have same experience as you.

@null0x0
I very much hope so for you!
Are you getting much work? Still living on euro time mostly?
Also, how is covid in TN in general and chennai in particular?

@Gemlog
I am now living mostly in Indian time! my work has been recovering and is on track to be better than pre COVID days. I am also open to newer opportunities. TN has cases but everything is open now, very few restrictions. I also got fully vaccinated so vaccination is been done pretty much every where, some places it's free and some paid.

@null0x0
Excellent! And your mother's new job is still going well?
Really, on balance, it seems most things are going well.

@Gemlog

my mom is at home, she is fine now but I don't want to push her. I and my bro can handle for now. 😊

@Gemlog I am very afraid of death, and anxiety of heights goes away when I am suicidal. I avoid heights for that reason 😉

@null0x0
No, only the desired effect of relieving my anxiety, so I could drive home - I was ~1,000km away from home! I only took them for a week and then stopped. I still have what remains of a 30 day supply. When I began eating normally again instead of keto, the problem went away; I went back to what is normal anxious for me :-)
Interesting that a change in diet could do that though.

@Gemlog
I am feeling weird. it's hard to put it in words. I had to switch to liquid and banana diet today.

@null0x0
I just looked this up. It said a temporary effect when you first start is loss of appetite, BUT then it said that subsides and you get moar appetite and often a bit of weight gain! So it will pass by the sounds of it.

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