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It's been a while.

Feb 09, 2013 - 0 comments

I haven't been on medhelp for a while now :S but I believe this is going to improve very soon. Today I feel like I don't have much to do when I know I have a ton.

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My Sick Week

Sep 06, 2012 - 0 comments
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sick

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Cold

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eyes

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Flu

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Common Cold

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menstruation

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pink eye

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emotional



I've been sick with the flu that tag-teamed with the common cold. Last Thursday (8/30) I got up early to babysit, but after passing out three times, I decided that I probably wasn't fit to take care of another human being at the moment. Since then, I've been hacking my lungs out and nose has become a snot faucet. I wasn't even very capable of walking around my house until Saturday. I thought I was better since I could walk about, so I hung out with my friends and went to work (I only work on Saturday and Sunday evenings).
Turns out I needed more rest since my cold got worse and I seemed to have gotten pink eye as well. At this point, I was also emotional from my lady problems to the point where I almost cried over how delicious a cup of frozen yogurt was. I've been isolating myself from society up until today because everything is almost all better now :)
And the eye was just a reaction to my cold, apparently. It helps to have a mom who went to med school :)
It seems that whenever anything bad happens in my life (with my health or situational) everything piles up all at once. Does anyone else experience this?

Maybe An Online Journal Is A Good Idea

Aug 31, 2012 - 0 comments
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about me

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Depression

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antidepressants

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annorexia

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family problems

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listen



To be honest, I don't like to talk about my personal problems all that much; especially my depression. This is a med website though, and I thought "Hey, maybe I should make a journal of my depression for other people with depression, BPD, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other mental health-related diagnoses to read and relate to. That way they know, and I know that we're not alone."
I'm a fantastic listener and I guarantee anyone can confront me with any problem and I'll be a willing shoulder to lean on at the very least. Unless you're just trolling or trying to hit on me for some odd reason.
A little background on me:
I've been dealing with depression ever since I can remember but was just diagnosed with it in late 2011. Prior to this, I've experienced massive feelings of worthlessness, loneliness, fatigue, sadness, low self-esteem and other symptoms. I also have chosen self-harm as a sort of punishment for myself due to my self-loathing. I haven't really resorted to that since I began taking CeleXa, an anti-depressant, though.
When I was 12, I began starving myself. It got to the point where you could see individual ribs if I was wearing a tight shirt. On the bright side, I got over it just before I turned 14 and now am just aiming to maintain a healthy weight and look. I blame this for my small breast size since my mom is a double D and I'm just barely in between a B and a C. So girls, anorexia is not the answer! Guys like boobs!
I will say (very hesitantly) that I do have family problems. My mom and I are fine, in fact we're very close. My dad and I, though... We just don't see eye to eye on a lot of things and I never really get to express any sort of opinions around him. I'll get into that later, I'm sure.
For now, that's all I have to say. Sorry the post is so long, but I believe it's worth the read!
Feel free to contact me with anything :)