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Date Joined Dec 2009
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   Posted 12/9/2009 8:31 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi all. I am very new to this, but it is needed. I am in a deep depression, I have anxiety about new people and places, am on medication (4 kinds), and very unhappy. I don't have anyone that I can talk to so I am trying this to see if it will help. Have been depressed for over half my life and I'm not quite 30.

getting by
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Date Joined Sep 2007
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   Posted 12/9/2009 8:48 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Ssas,
Sorry for the way that you are feeling.  I too take a lot of meds.  Four of which are for depression, plus six others at this time, but some are for blood pressure, chlosesterol, etc...  But that is a lot of pills, just filling my pillbox on Saturday nights is a challenge. lol...
I am so glad that you joined us.  You have come to a good place with a lot of  compassionate members.  I hope that you stick around.
If you want to post more of what is going on, that would be cool.  I know that this is a hard time of the year.  Very stressful.  So we all group together and try to support eachother.  Actually the hardest time is after the holidays are over.  So please stick around.  Especially if you are feeling down.  We are here for you.
Take care my friend, keep posting.
Hugs, Karen
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fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, depression,allergies

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Date Joined Sep 2009
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   Posted 12/9/2009 9:09 AM (GMT -7)   
   Hello ssas! Welcome to the Healingwell Forums! I'm from the Chronic Pain forum, and noticed your post on the Home Page....and wanted to let you know that you will love it here....Wonderful members! Just spill your guts....and get it all off your chest....and trust me.....the members will come a running to help you. Hang in there....and post as much as you want...the only advice I would mention...would be to read the rules for the forums first....then post away! :).....your friend......Michael! :)

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Date Joined May 2007
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   Posted 12/9/2009 10:36 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi ssas,

Welcome to the board! Hope we can help alleviate the pain a little.

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Bipolar II

"Bipolar disorder can be a great teacher. It's a challenge, but it can set you up to be able to do almost anything else in your life." - CARRIE FISHER

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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 12/10/2009 5:23 PM (GMT -7)   
hi sass. welcome, here for you. i too have various other problems, and yes they sometimes compound my depression. although i prioritise my conditions, thus if some things are okay, then i tend to not worry, thus i focus on the things that are compounding me. i tend to use this ethos with everything i do. hope this helps. with compassion, jamie. hang in there.

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