Posts tagged common variable immune deficiency
Pushing past illness and CVID

Two years ago I finally got a diagnosis after 25+ years of being sick. 

I’ve had a history of infections since around the age 18. I don't remember being sick as a child, I'd say more "snotty".  I always walked around with a stuffy nose.  The first symptoms of Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID) that I can recall were mostly gut related with ear and tonsil infections sprinkled in to keep things interesting.

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WTF, I'm bipolar 2? What's that now????

Last week I was asked by my therapist "What would be your perfect day if you had control over it?"

Control over it?  Hmm...where do I start?

One week ago I was diagnosed with Bipolar 2 disorder. Two weeks ago I was asked what my perfect day would be. Three weeks ago I was crying into a chicken fried steak at Luby's restaurant in Houston.

Two hours before that I was crying at my Airbnb with my family in the other room and then had a panic attack  and fell asleep for about an hour and a half.  (I never nap)

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