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It was a LONG weekend

Idaho_Ladybug
  • By Idaho_Ladybug · New reply 12:41 am
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Saturday morning, very early, I received some messages from my sister that my Grandma was possibly not going to live through the weekend. I knew they had discovered that her pacemaker batteries needed ...

Depression

PeacefulViewer
  • By PeacefulViewer · New reply yesterday at 10:58 pm
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • I found this website after playing a game called Depression Quest and felt like it was worth an attempt to try and reach out to anyone at all. I've been depressed for quite some time with my life in general ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted yesterday at 3:22 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Updating, since my April hospitalization.

lisapavlov
  • By lisapavlov · New reply yesterday at 2:00 pm
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • So, I apologize for not being on Inspire much since my hospitalization. When last I left you I had been hospitalized for chest pain and 12 days if diarrhea (no fun!!). It postponed my medical follow-up ...

Decided to post my entire story (mostly)

kdg1213
  • By kdg1213 · New reply yesterday at 1:26 pm
  • Journal · 24 replies
  • I am a 23 year old girl who was overweight for most of her life. I lost a bunch of weight in an unhealthy way back in 2009. Then I decided to get healthy. In January of 2011 I started to develop a problem ...

My Favorite Psalm

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply yesterday at 1:18 pm
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Psalm 13 is a perfect reading for ANYONE Christian or not that is suffering because in our humanness we feel that God has abandoned us when we are distressed. I have been a Christian over 35 years and ...

Sick people need compassion....not judgement!

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply yesterday at 1:06 pm
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • We Christians have often become Job’s friends. We treat the sick like lepers. We tell them faith can heal them, and if they don’t get healed they have no faith. We accuse them of secret sin and sometimes ...

My Story

zyphr
  • By zyphr · New reply yesterday at 12:52 pm
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Hi, depression has dogged me for many months now. After having found the love of my life , I tragically lost him in an accident within a few months of our marriage. Since then feelings of worthlessness ...

Does anyone have an opinion of Pristiq?

camille4
  • By camille4 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with anxiety and depression · 1 reply
  • Can't take SSRIs, tried elivil, wellbutrin, depotake - couldn't take any of them without bad side effects. Now I take Inderal, off label usage, estazolam & ambien for sleep with Xanax for anxiety or panic ...

yay

kdg1213
  • By kdg1213 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • Today was the firs time I really tested my heart since all these surgeries began, and I feel GREAT! I am so proud or myself ...

Need a Good Laugh???

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • I spit my coffee out when I saw this ...

To my Inspire Family

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • I thank God for all of you, your kind words and well wishes have touched my heart.....THANK YOU ...

needing support

throughtherain
  • By throughtherain · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • I feel so alone tonight. no one is returning calls or messages. just want to talk to someone. I feel like no one would miss me if I wasn't here. like who would even know. asking for prayers that I can ...

Miles Davis Therapy

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • For some reason when I am having a really bad pain day, I turn on some Miles Davis turn the lights down low and I just go into RELAX mode......yes today is a Miles Davis Day ...

New Diagnosis....sigh (God Help me)

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 21 replies
  • I talked to a VA Psychiatrist for an hour yesterday and he said without a shadow of a doubt I suffer from PTSD, he said working at a Psych hospital and a Trauma hospital is aggravating my already present ...

Enjoying Every Moment

SurroundingHope
  • By SurroundingHope · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Over the years I have survived. All forms of abuse from my family, cops that wouldnt help, school wouldnt help, and friends couldnt do anything. Abandonment, Abuse, Neglect, and so much more. When I turned ...

Off the Rails

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · New reply April 7, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • With my back against the Newport Traffic I find myself standing on the rail of the bridge Arms out. ocean below And this will not be the first time, because Someone tried to drown me a long time ago Someone ...

Let God Read Your Mail

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 7, 2014
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • In the Old Testament there is a story about King Hezekiah and how when he received a threatening letter from the King of Assyira....he placed the letter on the altar in the Temple and gave it to God ...

Just want your experiences with Effexor

SammieLynn
  • By SammieLynn · New reply April 6, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with anxiety and depression · 10 replies
  • I was just prescribed Effexor on Tuesday by my doctor and put off of work for a month, Ive never been on medication before in my life and want to know what everyone's experiences with this medication ...

bad day

mitchelmm (Inactive)
  • By mitchelmm (Inactive) · Posted April 6, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with anxiety and depression · 0 replies
  • so yesterday and today i been feeling really bad, i feel really depressed, i feel tired, i feel like i cant do anything, i been in bed since yesterday i just get up to shower and to eat, but im stuck ...

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