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Ellie 1
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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 4/3/2005 11:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Glad I found this site.  I have a long history of depression.  From my early teens Ive battled this thing.  I go for years without any problems at all or very little at least and then the bottom falls out and I begin clawing my way back to the light again.  I'm so tired of this.  I knew that I felt too good during the holidays but didnt expect the drop to go this far.  There really isn't anyone that I can talk to about this without the fear of alienating them.  While I wouldn't wish this on anyone it is comforting to know that I'm not alone.

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Date Joined Jan 2005
Total Posts : 8616
   Posted 4/4/2005 12:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello Ellie,

I'm new in the depression forum, but I have been a member here at Healing Well for a while and am most active in the Lupus forum.

Welcome to HW . . . some very helpful people here. I'm glad you found us. I sure hope you can open up to someone. Give your doctor a call and start there. I know I found it very difficult to ask for help while I was feeling my worst and also described it as being way down in well with no way out. Doctors have become very good at helping with depression. Post again and let us know how you are doing.

In His Grip,
Psalms: 139

UCTD, Hashimoto's, SAD, Diverticulosis, Glucose Intolerance

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Date Joined Feb 2005
Total Posts : 472
   Posted 4/4/2005 10:59 AM (GMT -6)   
:-)  Hi, Ellie
Nice to see you have found this group. I'm sorry to hear that you feel so alone but it happens to the best of us. Coming to this group is your first step to getting the help and support you need. Read a lot and then post. If you can be more spacific about the nature of your problems, some of the other members may be able to shed some light on them. Welcome.
"Lefty" smurf
There is no such word as can't. Can't simply means wouln't. Grab as much as life as you can. Future is a long way away for those who don't believe. Don't build a foundation of life on sand. It will take it away with the tide. Love a little more, be unkind a lot less.

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Date Joined Apr 2004
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   Posted 4/4/2005 1:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Adding my welcome. Sorry you feel so alone. When you are ready to talk, we are here.
We can respond to irritation with a smile instead of scowl, or by giving warm praise instead of icy indifference. By our being understanding instead of abrupt, others, in turn, may decide to hold on a little longer rather than to give way. Love, patience, and meekness can be just as contagious as rudeness and crudeness.

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Date Joined Jan 2005
Total Posts : 8616
   Posted 4/14/2005 11:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello Ellie,

Just wondering how you are doing this week. We are here to cheer you on. Just want you to know we are thinking about you.

In His Grip,
Psalms 139
UCTD (Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease), Hashimoto's, High BP, GI Inflamation, Diverticuloses
Plaquenil, RX Motrin, Lexapro, Amitriptylene, Salagen, Lotrel
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Date Joined Aug 2010
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   Posted 8/12/2010 7:49 PM (GMT -6)   
hi  i am new here to    need  someone to talk to   about my weight  its  been bothering me   trying to gain weight so depressed about it  i found out i had cancer  found out   about it back in october  lost a lot of weight was  80 lbs  went to  84   then   86   now  89  lbs  people say i am so skinny   others say they wish   they  could  be like me  i say to   them  you  dont understand  i am frustrated to    cry   at times about it  hate being skinny      shakehead cry   its  getting to me 

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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 18573
   Posted 8/13/2010 1:37 AM (GMT -6)   
house are you healthy, is it impacting on your health? i fully understand it bothering you, i am all muscle, albeit i have a large visceral gut, it is fluid. people say that i am fat, i'm not. it is lymphodoema. ps, you are you, me-me. and remember that we all are unique, in shape, height, weight, personality etc. since it is bothering you maybe a friendly chat with your doc might help. healings 2 you. jamie.

to ellie, also welcome. here for you too. jamie.

aka, the mad professor.

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Date Joined Aug 2010
Total Posts : 1
   Posted 8/13/2010 4:52 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm new here too. I dnt really know wot 2 do.

getting by
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Date Joined Sep 2007
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   Posted 8/13/2010 9:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Pinkflowers,
Welcome to the HealingWell Depression forum.  Actually you have posted on an older post, so I hope that people read it to welcome you.  If you so desire, start a new thread about yourself by pressing "new topic".  Then your post will stand out and more people will read it.
Let us know what is going on with you.  I hope that you feel better soon.  Keep posting.
Hugs, Karen
  Moderator-Depression and fibromyalgia
fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, depression,allergies
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