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eddiehouston

Member Since 08 Nov 2011
Offline Last Active Oct 04 2019 12:09 PM
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In Topic: My Mom passed away three days ago

08 July 2015 - 10:58 AM

I'm sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers will go out to you and your family. Stay strong!


In Topic: New meds

08 July 2015 - 08:15 AM

If the side effects haven't gotten any better i'd definitely talk to your doctor, but I like the part about you being happier, maybe you juts need something to help you sleep at night, they may prescribe a low dose of something like trazodone, or you can try melatonin which is a natural sleep aid! 

 

Thanks for this info Jeff, I appreciate it! I'll definitely look into that.


In Topic: New meds

06 July 2015 - 02:31 PM

I've heard that cymbalta is VERY difficult to come off of if you ever choose too. I have never personally taken it though. 

I started taking it already and have bad side effects already. :( randomly waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall back to sleep (which I never did before). loss of appetite. althought I am somewhat happier, I think im going back to my old pill. this sucks. lol


In Topic: New meds

06 July 2015 - 02:28 PM

It did not work and had some nasty side-effects.

I'm experiencing this now. I kinda regret starting them. :/


In Topic: Partime-Job ... And Community College?

26 June 2015 - 03:45 PM

Hi! I actually was in the same situation as you a couple years ago. The best advice I can give you is go for it. I noticed that working and going to school has kept my mind busy (in a good way).. Just don't overdue it on yourself. Start of with one or two courses along with your part time job, and work your way up as the semester goes by and you see that you can handle it. When I started after having been stuck at home sick with this disorder I started with 2 courses and a part time job, several semesters laster I took 4 classes and worked a 40 hr full time job. So it may seem impossible but you can work your way around it. I actually just received my associates degree today and have already made plans to attend a University to work on my Bachelors! You can do it! Wish you the best of luck!