Feeling The Pang Of Depression Again

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   Posted 6/27/2009 8:12 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone,
I have been feeling extremely out of sorts the past few months as I think that my depression has been dominating everything I do.  For the first time in a long time, I am finding that nothing in my life is making me happy.  I am not sure if I told you guys or not but there have been several changes in my treatment.  My doctor retired and I have no "formal" way or doctor to help me.  I am finding that it is so hard to fight anymore and I am wore out trying to smile everyday.
The next couple weeks are going to be extremely hard for me as I try to find options of treatment.  What makes it really hard is that I am alone in this fight, although people are in my life, noone tries to understand and they pull away.  That is nothing new, just really tired of the day to day wishing.  HOWEVER.....FAITH HAS NEVER LEFT ME AND POSSIBLY THE ONLY THING THAT GIVES ME STRENGTH TO DO ANOTHER DAY..
I dont think that I remember my depression being so powerful.  I think it might be because no one understands.
I will try to post more, I just dont even have energy to do that.

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   Posted 6/27/2009 8:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Teresa,

I am so glad that you posted, but sorry to hear that you are feeling so down. But remember that things will be better for you. Keep the faith my dear.

I hope that you can find a doctor that can help you with your depression. I know it sucks when you are not able to get the help that you need. And I know that you are trying really hard.

Keep posting with us, even if it is just a little. I understand your fatigue. But remember that we are all here for you.

Take care my friend. Don't forget about us. We want you to feel good, you deserve it.

Luv and hugs, Karen
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   Posted 6/27/2009 8:35 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Faithfully,

Karen is right....things will get better, and you can't give up hope. I rely on my faith, too, to keep me going during the really bad times, and I am glad to know that you have that in your life. I know it's so hard when others don't understand what it's like to deal with depression, but we do understand, so please keep posting. I wish you lots of love and healing.
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   Posted 6/27/2009 8:41 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Teresa,
Gentle hugs to you hun and I am sorry to read you are feeling so down.  I know so well how "down" feels and I am right here to tell you there are better days ahead. 
I hope you can find a new Doctor that you will build a trust relationship with and one who will be able to help you through this rough time.
How about the CBT therapy?  Have you tried the online version? Here is a link for  the MoodGYM:
Just click on the link and work the program free online.
Try to keep talking with us as we are here to support you.
I wish you peace,

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   Posted 6/29/2009 8:17 AM (GMT -6)   
hi faithfully. keep fightin'. can be hard i know. tonight i am the most depressed i have been in ages. i have a doc, but i need to ring...just tired of the @#$! i have been put thru the last year. i am lucky, i have a doc, and 2 true mates. you have me too. always around. jamie

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   Posted 7/2/2009 12:05 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi honey, long time no see! When your doctor retired didn't another doctore take his patients? I'm surprised that he would just leave you hanging in such an awful way. I've known you on this forum for quite some time and I know in my heart that you still have lots of juice left in you. You're in my thoughts and I send you all the compassion that my heart has to offer. Keep posting Teresa, hopefully we can make you feel better. You called me an angel a long time ago, sooo let me be an angel now. you know my e-mail. Very affectionately, Tina
Diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, Epstein-Barr virus, and severe depression. Have been on Prozac, cylexa, Effexor, and Wellbutrin. Currently, I'm o.k. but I have my share of ups and downs.

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