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So Low and Depressed
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beautifulbuffalo posted:
I've had a rough month. Now I'm so low and depressed that I don't even want to leave the house. I'm having trouble even going to the gym for an hour. I'm so low I've falled off the curb. I have no energy. I don't even want to cook or clean. My head is splitting and my heart is aching. I'm 50 years old and have no friends to even talk to. I have to pay my therapist 170.00 a session just to talk. I'm over weight and considering asking my Dr. for some Diet pills to help me out or I'm going to talk to him about surgery.
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imalright responded:
I can relate BB!

I am in my late 40s and about 50 pounds overweight. It's a vicious cycle because being overweight limits me and makes me feel depressed then I eat sugary foods or shop whenever I feel depressed. I have had this past week off and swore that I would start an exercise routine but have failed. Everything leads me back to depression. No friends at my age other than a couple that are back home ( I live abroad) makes me feel so disconnected. I have good days but am tired of the ups and downs .

I have always suffered from depression but it's getting stronger as I grow older.
 
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beautifulbuffalo replied to imalright's response:
I have been suffering depression since my childhood due to abuse. I suffer from anxiety and PTSD also. I didn't start medication until I was 35. I've spent 4 times in the hospital having a total of about 50 ECT treatments. I've been on all kinds of medication. The ones I'm on now seem to be the ones so I just have to talk it out.
 
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imalright replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
I understand and I'm sorry you've had this cloud hanging over you for so long.

What med combinations are working for you? That's good news.

I have scheduled and appointment with a Psychiatrist for meds, was trying to avoid it but I think I need help with my cloud. Don't think I have ever found the right combination since I don't stick to the meds for more than a year or 2.
 
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beautifulbuffalo replied to imalright's response:
xanax anxiety
cymbalta depression
lithium depression
serequel sleep


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