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I Used to Be Depressed and Still Get Depressed Sometimes

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    When I was depressed I used to run away from things to avoid them but found that didn't work.  Took some meds and that didn't work so am back to feeling on top of the world sometimes and others, not so hot.  Not bipolar so no med that will actually do the right thing...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M May 11, 2008

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