If you have bipolar disorder, what are your biggest problems? How does it affect you? Do you enjoy your mania? Is your mania extreme, or do you have hypomanic episodes? Do you have "normal" periods between your depression and mania? Do you have mixed episodes? Is it difficult to determine what type of episode you're experiencing, and when you're changing?
In my opinion, depression is a breeze, compared to mania. That's just my experience, and maybe that's because I am better able to cope with the depression. I just do not dig feeling like someone needs to knock me off the ceiling!!