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Hi everyone. I had a lot of problems with my health last year & lost touch with the site. I have qiute poor physical health & it has lead to my being depressed & on Citilopram for the last 4 years or so. I had a horrendous low only last week, followed by a buzzing high, which I am still on. I heave felt great in the mornings, in spite of having to sleep on a chair downstairs for the last 3 months. I hope my own problems can enable me to help & encourage others who are far worse than I. I am so glad to be back online. Lee. 


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    Hello Lee, welcome back and i am sorry your suffering with physical problems as well as your mental health. I am the same as you in that i suffer physical problems as well as mental health. I know the two go hand in hand. I am also on Citalopram thou only for for the last 9 months. Like yourself i like to help others who are worse off and rarely post about my own problems. I will say to you thou i am on a low at the moment as one of my daughters is not speaking and i felt very hurt yesterday being mothers day. A male friend of mine is in hospital with pneumonia, he was in a bad way and i got the ambulance, he could of died as he is type one diabetic and was nearly in a coma when i found him. Anytime you want to talk you can mess me as i understand physical and mental health. Take care.

    Best wishes.


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      Hi Elizabeth. Thank's for your reply. I am so sad to hear about your falling out with your daughter. I do hope things can be patched up soon. Life's like that I suppose, but it still hurts. I don't have children, my mum used to say "you have none to make you laugh, but none to make you cry". It is what it is. Talk any time, Lee. 


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      Hi Elizabeth I am sorry to hear about your daughter.   It makes it worse on Mother's Day doesn't it?  I hope the 2 of you will be speaking again soon.  

      Well done for saving your friend's life.  I hope he recovers soon and is back at home.   Take care

      Bev xx

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    Nice to see you back Lee but not good that you have been so poorly.   You seem to be getting along well now despite your problems and I really hope this continues for you.  Take care and look after yourself.

    Bev x


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    Welcome back.  Hope you stay.  Oh gosh why do you sleep on a chair?  Is it to do with your health?  Last weekj I was on a low too, and it is so difficult to cope with isn't it?  I find mornings are always awful and things improve as the day goes on. 

    I have coped with depression for many, many years, and cope as best I can.  I was really bad when first diagnosed, but have given up anti depressants and trying to cope, and I reckon I now feel same off the medication as I did on.  I had ups and downs with anti depressants and have them now.  I think they really helped in the beginning, and reckon I would not be here now if I had not taken them.  It is a big decision to see if we can cope without.

    Take care Lee

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