They say bi polar is set off by disorder in the sufferers life, what if the sufferer depends on order in society to keep stable?  I have found a way to manage my condition, I have reset my expectations, to none, and the only order I feed my brain is the sequence of prayer and well wishing, which I have complete control over.  Nothing has ever been able to mess with that, so because of the order I feed myself internally, my body to the outer world has better behavior ………  Prayer is my Ritalin