depression and doom and dread

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Posted by Annemarie ( on June 12, 2000 at 14:19:53:

In Reply to: Just curious... posted by Paco on June 11, 2000 at 19:27:37:

Curious, Paco.

Yes, I too am a depressive from way back when, long BEFORE I ever had a CH attack.
And with "depressive" I do not mean just down, or sad. It's when everything is too much, life drags you on, it feels like wading through a barrel of syrup, you don't get anything done, you won't answer the phone, nothing delights you. Just about. I have that several times a year.

I have never been treated for it (being old fashioned: those are things you sort out by and for yourself...

But there's one good thing about it. After all these years, you recognize it for what it is. Just a fake. You know you survived last time. It does not look like it, but you'll survive this time too.
Just like a ch attack.

Learning to live with depression has made me a pretty cheerful person, on the whole.


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