posted on Jan, 24 2010 @ 06:10 AM
Originally posted by cjcord
Interesting, that's my exact diagnosis, in the same order. They seem to run together.
I get a bit frustrated when I hear some posters here brush off the fact that some people truly do depend on meds to stay stable. It seems that if THEY
don;t need them, no one else should either.
The fact is that some people don;t have the correct brain chemistry, and no amount of praying, meditating, or hoping will change that.
For all those who take their meds faithfully and see the positive effect they have, I salute you, and please don't stop one day out of the blue
because you think you are "cured". Talk to your doctors, do your own research but PLEASE REMEMBER: Mental illness is not curable, it's who we are.
You are right, friend. Many people don't realise that these kinds of medications are treatments and act as coping mechanisms. They help treat
depression, anxiety and OCD. They make it easier to cope with and handle the difficulties associated with having these illnesses.
reply to post by EyeOnYou
Millions of people around the world suffer from mental health problems, so don't feel like you are alone or unique in this regard. The effects can
not only be very difficult for the individual affected, but also others around the affected individual.
You sound like you are taking the right steps and have learned to recognise and control the effects of your illness. Congratulations on that because
it is a very big barrier to overcome.
Those people that have distanced themselves from you probably do not understand the strain you have been through. Forget about them. For those that
have stayed and continue to be there for you, cherish their support and let them know you appreciate it.
[edit on 24/1/2010 by Dark Ghost]