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Samatha posted:
I've done trial and error to find the right medication for me, I don't feel like it's working at all. And the friggen doctor that gives me the medication hasn't even requested a follow up! So what happens when I run out!? What IF it DID work for me!? What would happen after they're all gone? Just friggen deal with it. I can't ever get an appointment with a doctor when I need one most! When I do see someone they don't help. Or it feels like they don't have time or they aren't really listening. Lately I have been severely depressed, I've been having really bad mood swings, my boyfriend is exhausted from it. I feel like I'm drowning. I try to keep it together, I'm trying to be normal live normally but I CANT. I want to scream! I want to be alone in a dark place. I just want to be normal. I feel like I'm sinking and everyone is giving up on me. My boyfriend gets the brunt of everything I'm going through. I just want to scream. I want to be alone.. I feel like my head is going to explode. I just want to run and scream! I need help! But nobody has the time to help me!!!! I can't take this any longer!!! I'm drained from trying to be FRIGGEN NORMAL! I can't pretend anymore! I just can't take it! This medication that is supposed to take away the main problem, is NOT doing anything! I'm sinking! I can't talk to my boyfriend because I've driven him away with my craziness. And he doesn't know how else to help me. Telling me it will be okay just doesn't cut it anymore! I'm sinking! I feel like I'm suffocating! My life is turning upside down! I've been hiding in myself for years and I'm out of energy trying to be normal. I can't take this. I can't take it!! I have no one to talk to! No one to help me! This medication isn't helping me! I can't hold on any longer! I'm weak!! I can't take this! I can't hold it together anymore!
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BringInGod responded:
Baby steps from here Samantha, don't give up, keep fighting and believing it'll get better. Be persistent in finding the right help... and first and foremost, bring in God and pray about it.
 
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Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
I'm surprised that you didn't receive a follow-up appointment if you were given medication. Did you call to ask about this? I think you should and you should discuss the meds and how they are not working for you and ask what to expect.

I know not all medication works right away and it sounds like you do need help right now, so your doc needs to know this. You might also consider working with a therapist to help you through this and whatever other concerns you have in your life. Can't always do it alone or with someone you love.

Meds, even when they are the ones that work for you, aren't the only answer to getting things back on track. Therapy can be very helpful and it sounds like you could use this kind of support right now.


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