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by Obayan
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Depression and Job Hunting
Replies: 8
Views: 1480

Nothing in the history of the world ever happened just once. Not good or bad. Everything around us is constantly in a state of change even though sometimes it's so small we can't see it right away. So, to me, that means the situation you are in is also changing even if you can't readily see it. Keep...
by Obayan
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Next Step? Help.
Replies: 1
Views: 852

Hi mellion. I'm not sure how things work in ontario, but here, you can call any ER and get the name, address and number of the nearest free clinic. I am not sure what resources are available other than that. Might want to ask the ER when you call them. We also have a chat room associated here with D...
by Obayan
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: hey
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Hello Daniel. Welcome to the forums. We also have a chat room associated with Depression Understood. Hope to see you there as well. :)
by Obayan
Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Your Story
Topic: i feel inadequate
Replies: 2
Views: 866

When something happens to us that breaks down our self esteem, we have to work hard to build it back up again. Talking about it to a counselor might help. What I do is make a list. Everything I want to accomplish. I mark off those things i have no control over. Then i start with the smallest of item...
by Obayan
Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:49 am
Forum: Games Forum
Topic: Word Association Game :)
Replies: 2221
Views: 372767

unworthy
by Obayan
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Feedback and Suggestions
Topic: Perhaps a PTSD Column to the Forum?
Replies: 6
Views: 4817

by Obayan
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: ptsd
Replies: 0
Views: 978

ptsd

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. Many people who go through traumatic events have difficulty adjusting and cop...
by Obayan
Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: Articles and Essays | Medications: Experiences and Advice
Topic: Lesser known symptoms of depression
Replies: 0
Views: 4760

Lesser known symptoms of depression

Depression is a mental illness, but it can affect your body as well as your mind. Sleep problems, for example, can be a symptom of depression. Trouble falling asleep or staying asleep is common in people who are depressed. But some people with depression may find that they sleep too much. Chest pain...
by Obayan
Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Your Story
Topic: my story (trigger)
Replies: 204
Views: 36466

I have hypercholesterolemia, hypothyroidism, congestive heart disease with unstable angina, coronary artery disease, fibromyalgia, erythromelalgia, intracranial atherosclerosis, post traumatic stress disorder, chronic severe depression with suicidal tendencies, sleep apnea, diabeties, gerd and ibs. ...
by Obayan
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:12 am
Forum: Your Story
Topic: my story (trigger)
Replies: 204
Views: 36466

Ok, I don't trust my doc anymore. Because of all the problems lately with my heart, he's running all these tests... one of which is a stress test. Within 1 minute, blood pressure dropped to 70/41 and i stopped breathing. Took them 2 hours to get me stable again. Two hours after that, he sent me home...
by Obayan
Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: Your Story
Topic: my story (trigger)
Replies: 204
Views: 36466

The way I see it, it is the sum total of my past that makes me who i am today. If things hadn't happen the way they did, I wouldn't be the person I am today and I like who I am. I'm a good person with a wonderfull daughter and two grandkids i love dearly. I have a good life. Yes, there are bad days,...
by Obayan
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:44 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Depression and Job Hunting
Replies: 8
Views: 1480

I don't know what else to say other than to just keep trying. Don't give up.
by Obayan
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Your Story
Topic: life
Replies: 4
Views: 923

Thank you for sharing that with us. Have you checked out our "art work" section. Lots of poetry and other stuff there to read.
by Obayan
Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Depression and Job Hunting
Replies: 8
Views: 1480

Look at it like a numbers game. For every no you get, that puts you mathmatically and statistically closer to that inevitable yes.
by Obayan
Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: My Feelings
Replies: 2
Views: 999

I'm really sorry you have feelings like this. Is there any counselor or someone you can talk to and see about getting some social skills training?

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