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More options Feb 28 2000, 4:00 am
However, it made me feel awful. Heartracing, dizziness, edgy.. Nothing I have
exprienced before. It also raises one's blood pressure. I personally wouldn't
recommend it. [And, after losing all that weight, I developed numerous
gallstones, and had to have my gallbladder taken out.. and gained all the
More options Feb 29 2000, 4:00 am
made those around me aware of what I was going through and I have found support from
faculty. You would be surprised how many academics suffer from depression, anxiety
(ever been through tenure?), and other issues. As long as you don't use the illness
as an excuse, they will work with you.
isolation. I know that initially I felt better isolated, in bed, not getting up
everyday, but then the guilt set in and made things worse. For me, I try to get up
everyday and do things, and being able to say that I did X makes me feel better.
Like I am winning the battle.
More options Feb 3 2000, 4:00 am
> I AM IN A DESPERATE SITUATION HERE. I GO FROM CLINIC TO CLINIC AND THEY
> DONT GIVE ME ANY IMMEDIATE PRESCRIPTION'S TO HELP ME GET ANY BETTER ITS
> STOP THE FUCKING COUGH SYRUP BEFORE I SEE A DOCTOR. THEY TALK ABOUT A
> FUCKING TWO WEEK WAIT. AND IT TAKES THAT LONG FOR MEDICATION TO KICK IN.
> IF I DONT GET ANY MEDS SOON IM REALLY CONSIDERING OVERDOSING ON SOME
> SLEEPING PILLS OR SOMETHING. I LIVE IN THE PHILADELPHIA AREA.
> IF ANYBODY WANTS TO CALL (215) 879-6758.
> I NEED SOME MEDS NOW!!!
> NOT IN TWO WEEKS, NOW!!!!
> I GO TO SCHOOL, WEIGHT TRAIN, WANT TO DO THINGS IN MY LIFE AND I CANT DO
> THEM BECAUSE OF THESE FUCKED UP PYSCHIATRISTS TELLING YOU TO WAIT COME
> SEE ME AGAIN AND ALL THAT FUCKING CRAP. I DON'T EVEN GO TO THE
> COUNSELING SESSIONS ANYMORE BECAUSE ITS A LOAD OF BULLSHIT. I TRIED
> LOCAL GP'S THEY DONT HELP!
> I HAVE NO MONEY NO JOB, NO FRIENDS, NO LOVE LIFE, NOTHING!!!
> I'M FINANCIALLY MISERABLE AND IM CONSIDERING SUICIDE AS AN OPTION.
> YOU KNOW WHAT MY PARENTS SAY.
> PEOPLE DONT GIVE A DAMN ABOUT YOU PROBLEMS.
> I HAVE NO ONE TO TURN TO CANT MOTIVATE MYSELF TO GO TO THE CLINICS.
> IM ADDICTED TO COUGH SYRUP FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE.
> I CANT ENJOY NOTHING! I NEED SOMEBODY TO GET ME SOME MEDICATION. DOES
> ANYBODY KNOW OF ANY PHARMACISTS THAT CAN GIVE ME SAMPLE PRESCRIPTIONS OR
> SOMETHING. FUCK THESE CLINICS I HATE THEM. THEY WONT HELP ME.
> Before you buy.
Tracy Ann Bernson
PO Box 334,
HOME: (315) 479-8627 FAX: (315) 471-9888 E-MAIL: taber...@syr.edu
stars." Oscar Wilde
More options Feb 24 2000, 4:00 am
alone was the answer, but I have seen the benefits of therapy. Are there any
clinics where you are. They are typically run by residents, and from my
experience, are caring, concerned, and knowledgeable. They aren't jaded like a doc
who has been in the field for a while. Before you say no or listen to those on
this list who would be more apt to jump up and down against therapy, at least
> You can always change your doctor; use that $500 your insurance will cover for
> the best doc you can get and the right med[s]. Good luck.