Flying without a parachute
October 7, 2008 1:53pm CST
Well, not literally! I have a condition known as bipolar and have been on the same medication for some years now. Today my doctor took me off of the medication because she feels that it is not helping me and is only causing me to gain weight. I'm of two minds about her decision though because I don't know how well I'll do off of the medication. So I will be going to counseling now instead. I won't say that I am dependent upon the medication, it's more like I have been using it for a crutch because I have felt that it wasn't truly helping me for a long time. Have any of you ever been faced with such a situation? If so, how did you manage to make it through?