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Date Joined Nov 2006
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   Posted 11/10/2007 1:38 PM (GMT -6)   
i saw a pshcologist a few eeks ago and hvae ben put on a wating list for treatnemt. i got the report thuogh and it siad thnigs like i am emotinally flat which i agree wih. it aslo siad thta i was distactted from my emtions. i was told by my counlior thta is becuase of the depreesion and a lot of poeple who are like it are the same. at first i felt a bit weird like i was weird. i now acpet thta i hvae depression and am loking towards geting the rigth traetnmet to help me.

my counilor is giong to use art to help me as i hvae a prolbem where i donet go out thta much. i go to collage and shopping but i canet go out to places in the vening thta much. i am not sure why i panic and dread it for weeks bfour i know i am giong out.

i made a big spet last wek. a frined phoned me up and asked me to go to the firewroks. normaly i wuold say no but i made myself go. i was so plased i went. now i am back to my other slef not raelly giong out but at laset i did do it. i will try agian soon.

has anyone esle on here got prolbems giong out? waht do yuo do to over come thme? thsi is jsut one of my prolbems amoust others.


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   Posted 11/10/2007 11:45 PM (GMT -6)   

Dear Oneday

I had that problem for awhile but I set tiny goals and then just forced myself to follow through.  I would write down my goals each morning and check them off as I did them.

I also gave myself permission to shorten the list and not beat myself up if I did not get the goal done that day.

Try the goal worked for me, hope it does for you


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Date Joined Dec 2005
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   Posted 11/11/2007 7:55 AM (GMT -6)   

I went through months of having that problem. It was all I could do to go out of my apartment to get the mail.
My family actually stepped in and made me do it. But,like Kitt said making goals and doing them one day at a time.

Good Luck and keep us posted.

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Chronic Depression, Panic Attacks,Anxiety Attacks,Anorexia
Meds I have taken throughout the years:Wellbutrin,Tranxene,Paxil,Prozac,Valium,

Have been med free for 2 years now.

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