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Holiday Depression

Holiday Depression

I’ve read some articles about people who are little more depressed during the holidays than any other time in the year. Me personally I do feel depression hits me little harder specifically on holidays like thanksgiving and Christmas but just wondering if people feel the same way ?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I am blessed to have Chuck. Before we were married, I was very depressed during the holiday season.

posted 1 day ago

Has Anyone Found That Trintellix Makes You Insanely Itchy?

Has Anyone Found That Trintellix Makes You Insanely Itchy?

I started it a month ago st 5mg and have upped it every week. Im now at full dose and my mood is great so far.
I am insanely itchy though. I do have eczema prone skin so im always itchy but this is so much worse. Wondering if anyone else has had this and if it was temporary or if it lasted.
Im not looking for itch remedies though, I have lots of steriod creams from the eczema.
Thanks for reading my question.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

It is a rare side effect. Im just wondering if its possibly going to go away after a couple weeks. What others experience is

posted 2 days ago

Is It Only Me?

Is It Only Me?

I'm not sure I will explain this how I mean it. So bear with me
Say that you're in a different place in your head or whatever and you know what you should do to get yourself out of that funk but you can't do it even though you know what it is that would help you do it, you can't. no matter how hard you try. So then your stuck in that place cuz you are unable to do what you need to do. Is that just me or anybody else. Im not sure if I explained it correctly but I'm sure if anybody else has felt… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I think I get what you mean. Like you want to do things but it never happens?

posted 6 days ago

Why Bother?

Why Bother?

Why do I even bother getting up in the morning? I’ve tried very hard to work on myself, so far each step I take going up on a ladder something or someone kicks my head and hands on the ladder steps and I fall all the way to the bottom. I believe I’ll stay down becuse it’s pointless to exist. Nothing helps. FML

How To End The Cycle Of Guilt.

How To End The Cycle Of Guilt.

Because of trauma and depression I went a little crazy when my kids were young. I partied a lot and wasn't home with them like I should have been. Since then I have gotten clean and sober. I have and still am in counseling and am working on my issues. I have talked openly to my kids as to why I was drinking and that it was never their fault. They said that the forgive me and know that I am not that dame person. But I cannot forgive myself for not being the mom that they needed when they were… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Seems our background is quite similar. Like you I apologized to my oldest for being a terrible mom. His response was that he turned out OK so don't even worry about it. Helps a bit but not much

posted 11 days ago

How Do I Say No?

How Do I Say No?

I have always been the girl that says yes to everything, and that includes my family. I feel like I am used by them 100% of the time! And when I do stand up for myself, they act like they are so upset that I put my foot down and then act like they are extremely upset. Today, just a few minutes ago actually, my dad called my cell phone while I am at work. I didn't answer because I was busy. He then hangs up the phone and calls me back again. I didn't answer again. So when I finally got a minute… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Your people pleasing if you want to know why get googling for the answers
Until you know where the hole in the wall is,you can't fix it

posted 15 days ago

What Does It Mean When You Say It’s Ok To Not Be Ok

What Does It Mean When You Say It’s Ok To Not Be Ok

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

If you are not functioning very well because of mental illness. That's normal. Don't worry about what other people think.

posted 20 days ago

Has Anyone Had Side Effects When Starting Trintellis?

Has Anyone Had Side Effects When Starting Trintellis?

Im lowering my dose of Effexor and starting Trintellus. Yesterday was throwing up about half an hour to an hour after taking it. Not fun! Just wondering what you took for this until it went away. Cant be throwing up at work.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Yes so far its working really well. Ive just gotten to the full dose this past weekend. I feel really good mood wise but i am tired. I work in an elementary school though do thats normal. Lol.

edited, originally posted 3 days ago
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