Posted 10/29/2006 11:30 PM (GMT -7)
Hello Green - You deserve to smile once in awhile. Do you have a hobby? A beloved pet? A sports activity that you like? I think we've all felt something like this -- it describes "depression" very well. Don't give up.
Talk2Kel 
DX: chronic migraine, cervical degeneration, depression/anxiety 
RX: Wellbutrin, Lexapro, Soma, Immitrex 
"You don't find out that God is all you've got until God is all you've got."

Posted 10/31/2006 10:12 AM (GMT -7)
I get the whole smiling thing. I think I'm smiling but people say I'm not. I just always appear to be frowning. And yet when I do try to smile, all I see is a really goofy looking smile that looks extremely fake. So I get that completely. Appearances can be deceiving.... Happiness is shown not just through a smile. It's in your eyes and how you carry yourself. So don't get hung up on the whole "smile" thing. You can be happy without smiling. Sometimes that's more genuine anyway.
 It would be easier to tell people I have cancer than it is to tell them I am severely depressed.....

Posted 10/31/2006 12:17 PM (GMT -7)

Superman,

I may have been you, I'm pretty confused these days and really can't remember.  I just wish Wonder Woman would show up, we used to have a thing ya know:)

Hopeful,

I've got a lot of those things but just am not interested in them anymore.  I'm one of those that people look and say that guy's got everything, until they find out the real story and then they say I never would hae guessed.

slowlygoingcrazy,

The funny thing is I was voted best smile in my Senior High School yearbook.  Anyway, today I saw the woman that made that comment last week.  I smiled and gave her a big good morning.  I feel a lot better today than when I wrote this post.  Take care.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Depression

Posted 10/31/2006 2:08 PM (GMT -7)
Hi Green - so glad that you are feeling better. Cyber HUGS to you. When you smiled at your co-worker you felt better. Yeah! I call that "fake it til you make it. corny, i know. :)
Talk2Kel 
DX: chronic migraine, cervical degeneration, depression/anxiety 
RX: Wellbutrin, Lexapro, Soma, Immitrex 
"You don't find out that God is all you've got until God is all you've got."

Posted 11/3/2006 11:45 AM (GMT -7)
Thanks hopeful.  I'm in AA and people say all the time "fake it til you make it."  They have a lot of corny sayings VIEW IMAGE
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Depression

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