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Board: Depression 03-10-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,243
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Former homeschooler, lots of sexual guilt

You may be depressed, but you have a lot of other issues too. I'd strongly reccommend seeing a counselor to work thru your sexual issues.

You may also need to see a psychiatrist to get...
Board: Depression 02-26-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Moving away (to the beach)

I think it's just one of those things you have to decide to do then do it w/o thinking about it too much. YOu start thinking about all the difficulties and possible bad outcomes and you'll never do...
Board: Depression 02-23-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Just...lost...

Yes, this is you being jealous. It's a frustrating situation I'm sure, but a temporary one, right?

Just try not to compare her life with yours. Why is she your standard? YOu could be a lot...
Board: Mental Health 02-23-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: what should i do

Sounds like a tough situation, but not exactly your doctor's fault. It would have been cool had she given you some to hold you over, but if she has no samples, what's she supposed to do, loan you...
Board: Mental Health 02-23-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,208
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Is this considered addicted to the internet?

Addiction has nothing to do with how long you spend doing something. It has to do with whether it's interfering with your life.

IF it's not, then it's not a problem. IF it is interfering with...
Board: Mental Health 02-23-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 940
Posted By fossilapostle
Board: Mental Health 02-23-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,597
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Why is changing anything after 40 termed a "CRISIS"

You 40 yet? It's a depressing birthday for sure. It's like that last little bit of you that could in any way be called young is offcially dead. And you've likely already lived longer than you have...
Board: Depression 01-11-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,432
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: PLEASE HELP ME... Are you suffering from Wellbutrin Generic Budeprion?

It'll take a lot longer than 1 day to get out of your system if you've been taking it for a while.
Board: Depression 01-10-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Vagal Nerve Stimulator

I'd heard of that as a treatment for epilepsy. I didn't realize they were using it for depression now. I'm glad it's working for you though.
Board: Depression 01-10-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,432
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: PLEASE HELP ME... Are you suffering from Wellbutrin Generic Budeprion?

The rules in the US, as I understand it, are that generic drugs must have the exact same active ingredient(s) as the name brand and the exact same amount of that active ingredient(s). The inactive...
Board: Mental Health 01-09-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,197
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Extreme paranoia from being baker acted 6 times in 2 months!!!

Well, mental illness is pretty the mind doing stuff to itself that isn't good for it, right? So it wouldn't be surprising if you, under the circumstances, were acting in a self-destructive manner. ...
Board: Depression 01-09-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: could I have depression?

I doubt that you can't think of anything to say. I think it's more likely you're just nervous and uncomfortable and aren't enjoying yourself so you stop doing it.

But the problem with that is...
Board: Mental Health 01-08-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,197
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Extreme paranoia from being baker acted 6 times in 2 months!!!

You're talking about "your past" as if it's long ago. But, and correct me if I'm wrong, it sounds to me as if these attempts were fairly recently.

And you say that you've addrressed the suicide...
Board: Depression 01-08-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: could I have depression?

Think of socializing as a skill. Say like tennis. The more you do it, the more you practice it, the better you'll get at it and the less you'll feel uncomfortable doing it.

Start off easily. ...
Board: Depression 01-08-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,541
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: does lorazepam make you feel weird when you wake up

Any anti-anxiety and/or sleeping pill can make you feel groggy in the morning. My advice is just to get up and start moving and have a cup of coffee. It'll wear off in 1/2 hour or so.
Board: Depression 01-08-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Im Almost Possitive I Have Depression.. Do You Think I Do.

I don't know if it's depression or not, but you have some issues for sure. Since you've already told your mom about it, why not go all the way and tell her you want to get some help for it?

As...
Board: Depression 01-08-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,016
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Anyone on Social Security cause of Mental illness?

I've heard of people being on social security b/c a mental illness or mental retardation makes it impossible to hold a job, but I'm not sure if it extends to stuff like panic attacks. AFAIK, it's...
Board: Mental Health 01-08-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,197
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Extreme paranoia from being baker acted 6 times in 2 months!!!

Ok, well I can see your point about the NyQuil. It's on OTC drug and legal for anyone to take unless it interferes with your other meds or something and your therapist told you not to take it.
...
Board: Depression 01-06-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,882
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Sertraline (Zoloft) questions

Well, it sounds like you have legitimate other reasons for gaining the weight you did. If you cut those out and exercise and eat right and you're still gaining weight, then you might wonder about...
Board: Depression 01-06-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: could I have depression?

It sounds like you might have some issues. Maybe self-esteem problems. But no, this doesn't really sound anything like a depressive episode to me. IF it is one, you'll know b/c things will get...
Board: Depression 01-06-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,856
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Anyone try natural light therapy?

I've heard they work, but only if you have Seasonal Affective Disorder. IF you just have regular depression that has nothing to do with not getting enough sunlight, I don't think they'll do much.
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Board: Mental Health 01-06-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,197
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Extreme paranoia from being baker acted 6 times in 2 months!!!

I don't know too much about this, but the idea of having a therapist that was suggeseted seems a good idea. That way, if you feel you're being unjustly treated, you have your own therapist with his...
Board: Relationship Health 01-04-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Delusional psychotic

I would suggest getting a lawyer so that you can protect yourself and your children if you wife tries to leave you and take them with her.

As far as coping with this, I really don't know. I can't...
Board: Depression 01-02-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,027
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Has anyone had extreme fatigue as a symptom of depression?

Yes, it's a pretty common symptom of depression.

But it could a symptom of, and caused by, many other things too.
Board: Relationship Health 01-02-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: over talking

Well...when he was sick, was he really sick, like he almost died or something like that?

If so, that can make someone much more reflective about their life than they'd been up to that point. ...
Board: Depression 01-02-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Almost 4 weeks and still feel bad

Glad to hear it. And if you're not sure about stuff like this, just call your doctor's office. You don't have to make an appointment or anything. Just ask your question and usually a nurse will...
Board: Depression 12-31-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Almost 4 weeks and still feel bad

Yes, absolutely stay on it! Anti-depressants can take 4 - 8 weeks to start working. Quitting now, just when, literally, any day now you could start feeling better and better every day, would be a...
Board: Relationship Health 12-31-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: over talking

I'm not an expert on malaria, but from what I've heard, it causes a succession of episodic fevers. As you may know, having a high fever can make one behave as if they are drunk or on drugs.

When...
Board: Depression 12-30-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: New to the board

Autism seem like the ADD of this decade. All the sudden everyone's autistic. Not saying your kid isn't, but I remember my little sister being diagnosed with ADD in the 90's when all she had was...
Board: Depression 12-29-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Am i suffering with depression????

You ask if you're suffering from depression (I think you are) but say you don't want to get treatment. I am sorry for all the bad things happening in your life, but how do you expect to get better...
Board: Depression 12-28-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,208
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Safe to take green tea supplements with antidepressants?

If you're on antidepressants and anxiety medicine you probably shouldn't be drinking caffiene. But other than that, go ahead and live dangerously and drink your tea.
Board: Mental Health 12-28-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,111
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Family Advice

Once you move out you should probably feel a lot better. As for cutting off relations with your family, when you're not living with them, it's not really that big a question anymore.

I don't...
Board: Depression 12-18-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: My family and Christmas

Focus on your partner and kids and whoever's treating you well. Ignore the others. You don't get to choose your family unfortunately.
Board: Mental Health 12-18-2009, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 903
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Does anybody else like to relive painful accidents?

Sounds weird to me, but if you like to do it, for sure there's someone else in the world who does too.

No name for it as far as I know. AS long as you don't go try to reproduce the actual...
Board: Depression 12-17-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Can anyone relate??

I think a lot more people than you might think could relate to your problems. Unfortunately, they are just the problems of life, nothing really unusual. I don't mean that they aren't very difficult...
Board: Personality Disorder 12-17-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,542
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Borderline Personality Disorder..or what else?

I don't know if you have BPD, but obviously you have some problems in your life that you realize yourself.

There may be some therapy or medication or combination that could help you lead a life...
Board: Depression 12-17-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,146
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Depression caused by envy of others?

Despite the fact that I don't think that envy can cause depression, it is a very negative emotion. Keep in mind that having money and lots of stuff, doesn't make people any happier. I'm not talking...
Board: Depression 12-16-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,146
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Depression caused by envy of others?

OP, I think you've got it backwards. I think first comes the depression, then comes all the negative thoughts. In your particular case it's about envy, but depression causes negative thinking about...
Board: Depression 12-12-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,169
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: I don't belong anywhere!!!!

OP, you need to differentiate between people you know in real life and people on message boards. You seem to me to be confusing the type of realtionships you have with people on the internet with...
Board: Depression 12-12-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,347
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Depression leading to gambling

No, but I used drugs to ease my depression and to deal with other issues and ended up becoming a drug addict. I imagine it's the same with gambling.

But compulsive gambling is just going to...
Board: Depression 12-12-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,171
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Prozac day 2 feeling worse

You're going to have to be a little more patient. I know this is the hardest time in your life to do that, but unfortunately although it only takes a few days for a theraputic dose of...
Board: Depression 12-12-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Am I depressed??

Depression never really involved sadness for me. I actually don't mind being sad. It doesn't feel unpleasant to me.

Anyway, it's more a feeling of persistent doom and constant fear/anxiety. ...
Board: Depression 12-11-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Just started medications... wondering if i should be worried.

New antidepressants can make you jittery for a while before they start to work. Maybe you could ask you doctor for a small prescription of anti-anxiety medication to hold you over for the next month...
Board: Depression 12-10-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,797
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: How do you help someone refusing help?

You can't help someone who doesn't want help. That's the tough answer.

In addiction therapy they say a person has to hit their bottom before they'll admit that they need help. I think that's...
Board: Depression 12-10-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: not sure...am i depressed?

It could be a very mild case of depression, or it could just be a situational depression caused by the fact that you're having anxiety attacks. If I were you, I'd get the anxiety treated and see how...
Board: Depression 12-10-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,279
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: unsupportive family

Unfortunately, some families just can't or won't deal with a family member having depression. You're going to have to deal with it with medication and counseling. If you have any friends who you...
Board: Depression 12-10-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: PCS & antidepressants

You can't do any excercise at all? Not even things like swimming that have no risk of head injury?
Board: Mental Health 11-26-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: i dont know anymore...please help me...desperate

If you're medication isn't working you need to tell your doctor that.

Sounds like OCD to me. You should at least try some of whatever medication they give for OCD to see if it works for you. ...
Board: Mental Health 11-26-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,274
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: short time memory loss

So you got distracted and peed on yourself? I wouldn't check into the psych ward just yet.
Board: Mental Health 11-21-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By fossilapostle
Re: Maybe I need more help than I thought.

Who says you have to "get over it"? Anger isn't a disease. It's a normal emotion. There's nothing wrong with being angry. It's when you deny and internalize your anger against others and turn it...
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