Good for you, your attitude will take you far. I think you said it all very well and I agree many do not know how to respond to us when we bring up depression. They walk on eggshells as they are uncomfortable.
A face to face support group for you is a splendid idea. You go for it.
I agree with Kitt. You have got a great attitude and you are an inspiration to everyone. I hope you get on great.
It sounds like you're on the right track! Eating healthy, regular exercise, surrounding yourself with postive people who support you - I can't think of anything else! Do you have any hobbies that you enjoy? Or is there something that you like to do, but didn't have enough time to pursue it while in school? If so, this would be a great opportunity to pick it up again and would probably alievate any boredom too! Keep us posted! Best of luck!
I think you are doing all the right things. Is there a place where you could walk, it is so therapeudic and also good exercise.
I think the support group thing is cool. It is good to interact with people that can understand you. If it is time you are trying to fill, volunteering somewhere that would be helping others could be quite gratifying and will make you feel good about yourself.
When you start your supplements, throw some vitamen D in there, make sure that it says Choleccalciforel on the back. This really helps me with depression. I started taking it for fibromyalgia, but it lifts my mood and seems to give energy. I take about 2000iu each day.
You are doing really good and I hope that it continues for you.