Tag: depression

The Truth About Postpartum Depression

"Depression  Please Cut to the Chase." Darcyadelaide, http://flic.kr/p/dAqXgQ

People assume they know what it’s like to be depressed. Like sad, for sadder and longer. Not even close. And especially not close to postpartum depression. Depression isn’t pretty. It’s not the sad, slumpy girl in the corner from Reviving…

When Trying Is Not Enough

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I have major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. I have suffered from these conditions since I was seven years old. Beginning at age 18, I have tried: St. John’s Wort, B vitamins, Sam-E, Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Gabapentin, Vistiril, Xanax, Klonopin,…