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I was diagnosed at 55, with a Bi-Polar II diagnosis at 60. I think I thought my world would “instantly” change…it certainly does not work that way. Since my diagnosis I have tried and failed at four or five medications. What I have realized is- it is better to know and make the effort. I am trying a new medication. I am reaching out to some old contacts for support- I will not give up! It would be nice if there were not so many challenges, but this is what I must deal with and I choose to meet the challenge…with some grumbling, some stumbling, some bumbling. I feel confident I will get through this as long as i do not give up. Family and friends are important in all this- they will support you if you make an honest effort. I think this is the only way this can work. Take care, Godspeed. Larr