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Author Topic: Menopause Depression Real Life Diary Article MUST READ  (Read 538 times)

EnglishRose

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Menopause Depression Real Life Diary Article MUST READ
« on: December 06, 2018, 10:17:10 PM »

I can relate to this article so very much. Itís very well written and she makes me feel Iím not the only one suffering with acute depression.

On that note, Iíve increased my oestrogel to 3 pumps after feeling truly suicidal today last day of my bleed....it was either up or off.

Anyway... enjoy.


https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/08/08/it-feels-like-a-derangement-menopause-depression-me/
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Peroxideblader

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Re: Menopause Depression Real Life Diary Article MUST READ
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2018, 12:05:06 AM »

that is the best article I've read on depression it's so true....it destroys your life on a daily basis..yet it's only THE CHANGE its natural just crack on..yeh right... :(
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Charys

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Re: Menopause Depression Real Life Diary Article MUST READ
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2018, 08:55:07 AM »

Yep, this is IT, this is what is feels like and how it manifests. :'( :'( :'(

I honestly couldn't read that whole book, it was hard enough reading those few excerpts and staying 'on keel'.
« Last Edit: December 07, 2018, 09:29:44 AM by Charys »
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Florence69

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Re: Menopause Depression Real Life Diary Article MUST READ
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2018, 07:19:02 PM »

I too can relate to this
Iíve been searching for an answer to my ďlow moodĒ for nigh on 4 years itís like looking for the holy grail !
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racjen

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Re: Menopause Depression Real Life Diary Article MUST READ
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2018, 07:42:24 PM »

God I could've written this myself. I note she's on 200 patches and still struggling - some of us really do need incredibly high levels of estrogen to function anything like normally. And as for progesterone....no more proof needed that God's a bloke really is there?
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NorthArm

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Re: Menopause Depression Real Life Diary Article MUST READ
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2018, 02:20:22 AM »

That absolutely sums it up. Itís how I am, and could have written it myself.

I too bristle when people tell me I have Ďredundancy syndromeí. Such f**king bollocks.....I adore my kids, but am longing for the day theyíre both fully independent!!

Anyway, on a positive note, Iíve upped my patch to 100mcg, and now have a script for Androfeme (womenís testosterone) - of course itís out of stock / unavailable (which is bloody ridiculous as itís manufactured here in Australia 😡)....so will start on that when it arrives...

Hope youíre all feeling a bit better today xx
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