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The Girl Who Told Me ‘Think Positively’

I had my first conversation with a relative who has never had real depression.  She said that she does have, “down days,” and that what works for her is to think positively.  It was a loaded comment which I believe had

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Posted in Basics, Mood

BP II and Weight Loss Surgery

I mainly binge because of my mental health. How will I control that? What are the consequences if I do binge? I still believe somehow I can pull myself up by my bootstraps despite failing on every diet I have tried. Then part of me KNOWS I cannot.

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Posted in Actions, Binge Eating, Health, Medical

Lithium

I have been on lithium for a couple of years.  Compared to other drugs it has been surprisingly good.  I have been on most of the SSRIs, and they definitely affect me more.  Everyone is different though.  I wish I had

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Posted in Health, Meds

The Loony Bin – Locked Up & Shocked Up

I am purposely writing minuscule details about hospital and ECT to get it out of my system and hopefully give more info to anyone out there that needs it to make decisions about their own or their loved one’s care.

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Posted in Health, Medical