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Date Joined Jul 2009
Total Posts : 10
   Posted 7/15/2009 10:10 PM (GMT -6)   
I've been struggling with depression for 35 of my 50 years. I've been on medication for the past 20 years. I'd like to say I know all the ways to make the right decisions, but with clinical depression you make a lot of mistakes. I've been spending more than I make for years and been married 3 times.

But I still love my children, hold down a good job and take care of my dog.

Sometimes I wish things were different. I see other people and wonder what their lives are like. I get angry at the Fates at times. But life is okay again after a good dinner and a cry.

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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 2312
   Posted 7/15/2009 11:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Winter Garden!
Welcome to Healing Well! I am glad that you have found a medication regime that is helping you.

I hope you keep posting. All the members here are really nice & supportive.

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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 19782
   Posted 7/16/2009 1:18 AM (GMT -6)   
dear wintergarden. understand depression. i find the here and now to be the most important focus. sorry that you are depressed. thx 4 posting, am here for you. keep fightin' and stay safe. jamie

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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 32602
   Posted 7/16/2009 6:43 AM (GMT -6)   

Hello WinterGarden,

Welcome to HealingWell and the Depression Forum.  I have had Depression since 1982 along with Anxiety.  I know of the many struggles you have been through but look, here we are, still living our lifes.

Things can always be better but for me that has taken a lot of hard work and I  suspect the same is true for you too.

I am so glad you found us.

Again a warm welcome,


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Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 41707
   Posted 7/16/2009 9:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello Wintergarden,

I too wanted to welcome you to the forum. There are so many people that are kind and caring here that can give you some wonderful advice.

I hope that things work out for you and that you can be happy as you deserve to be. Keep posting as we are here for you.

Hugs Karen
  Moderator-Depression and fibromyalgia
fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, depression,allergies

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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 1190
   Posted 7/16/2009 5:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Winter Garden,

I want to welcome you as well. I'm glad to know that you can see the positives in your life even when you have sadness. That is so important. I hope you will post some more with us. We would be happy to get to know you.
Moderator, Depression Forum
“Hope is the pillar that holds up the world.”  ~Pliny the Elder



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