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08/25/2011 10:15 AM

Daily Mood Scale/Gauge...

angelique44
angelique44  
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A) Mania = Very high motivation, through-the-roof creativity and sociability. Unlimited energy. Chronic racing thoughts, revelations and ideas. Love music. Life is fantastic. Smiling and laughing a lot. Drastically reduced need for sleep. Have appetite but far too busy to stop and eat.

Cool Hypomania = Moderately high motivation, moderately high creativity and sociability. Loads of energy. Intermittent racing thoughts, ideas. Love music. Life is very good. Smiles and laughter come easily. Appetite either very high OR very low, depending on season. Decreased need for sleep.

C) Mild Depression = Even. Normal. Moderate motivation and mild creativity and sociability. Slightly low-moderate energy. Life is somewhat better than 'just okay.' Normal appetite. Sleeping 8 hrs./night.

D) Moderate Depression = Bored and listless; low motivation, sociability and energy. Somewhat apathetic. Practically non-existent creativity. Forced laughter, fake smiles. Life is just okay. Low appetite. Sleeping 10 hrs./night.

E) Deep Depression = Extremely low motivation, sociability and energy. Apathetic. No creativity. Pervading thoughts of hopelessness, despair and death. Dread everything. Appetite either very high or very low, depending on season. Sleeping 12 hours/night.

F) Severe Depression = Everything is black, an empty void. Zero motivation, sociability and energy. Completely apathetic. Zero creativity. Pervading thoughts of hopelessness, despair and death. Dread everything. Never smile or laugh. Constant suicidal ideation, chronic negative thoughts. Sincerely wish I were dead. No appetite. Sleeping 14 hrs./night

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08/25/2011 10:17 AM
angelique44
angelique44  
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Almost forgot -- today, I'm a "D".

08/25/2011 12:05 PM
OrchidFlower
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Today, I am a D.

08/25/2011 12:11 PM
zephry1967
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I am at a C today.Unsure

08/25/2011 03:16 PM
RTgirl2011
 
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Today, I'm a Cool.

08/26/2011 03:36 PM
angelique44
angelique44  
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Today's a little better. I'd say a D+ (somewhere between a D and C).

08/26/2011 05:15 PM
aliceinvirtualreality
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I'm a C though feeling a D coming around.

08/26/2011 06:19 PM
AutumnBreeze
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I'm a D today...a tiny bit better than yesterday!

08/30/2011 02:03 PM
angelique44
angelique44  
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Up to a "C" today. Yippee!!

08/30/2011 04:22 PM
Spooky
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B, i like this scale better...
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