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Jimmy_Z

784d

Anyone else find it hard to hold down a job with bipolar disorder?

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    • Jimmy_Z

      781d

      @blu68 I feel you for sure, there are some days I just don’t feel up to doing anything at all.

    • blu68

      782d

      So much I had to file for disability it sucks the money sucks but at least I get the time I need for myself to heal and try to get better

      • Jimmy_Z

        781d

        @blu68 I feel you for sure, there are some days I just don’t feel up to doing anything at all.

    • girlly

      782d

      For me it like I am afraid to take the next step like go on an interview or being around ppl what can I do....

      • Jimmy_Z

        781d

        @girlly the best thing I’d recommend, from what I did, would be to think about the type of work you’d be doing at places. There’s a pretty big selection out there these days, I find that sometimes the easiest jobs are also the most boring. But once I picture myself working somewhere it definitely gets easier to apply

    • Leprechaun

      783d

      I find it hard to want to go but once I'm there I just put my headphone on and get after it ( apartment maintenance guy here)

      • Jimmy_Z

        781d

        @Leprechaun ah I don’t have headphones in when I go to work, that probably helps a bit

    • Zancudo

      784d

      IDK if it's my disorder that's helping out the place I work or if at one point I'll have them crash down... I can't seem to get physically tired 🙉😵‍💫😲😱

      • Jimmy_Z

        781d

        @Zancudo that’s good, I wish I had the energy when I get to work

    • KillTheStigma

      784d

      Yes. I feel almost constantly on the verge of being fired. I’ve gotten good at masking and my current job is really putting up with my bipolar and I’m grateful for that. It’s otherwise hard for me to keep a job for more than like 6 months or so. Current job I’ve been at for 1.3 years.

      • Jimmy_Z

        784d

        @KillTheStigma That’s good you’ve found a place that’s keeping you on. I do get those similar feelings like I’m on the verge of being fired too, it’s definitely not helpful.

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