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Re: mood swings (well, a tangent thereof!)

Posted by David K. on January 19, 1999, at 19:40:09

In reply to Re: mood swings (well, a tangent thereof!), posted by Shelley in Seattle on January 19, 1999, at 18:22:23

That's weird... I'm the "default" computer guy where I work, too. I'm also the big cheese with our freshly installed (but totally unnecessary) NEW PHONE SYSTEM. (It does the same thing as the old one, but it more work, and requires TWO computer consoles in the phone closet, whereas the old system took care of itself. Corporate made us get it, but I still don't know why.)
ANYWAY ... in the 2 years that I've been at this place, I've been on meds only about half the time. There's a running joke among everyone how "Dave used to be a nice guy when he got here." Because I was so quiet. And probably because I had less responsibility. But ever since the meds first kicked in people have told me "I've changed." But it's really because I speak up more intead of burying my head in the sand, and it's definitely from the medication. (I've also gotten to see WAY TOO MUCH of how the corporate world works, and it makes me even more hopeless about the world.)
I've always had a fascination with death, but more ... um ... clincal and theoretical (I guess you'd say) rather than "artistic" or "aesthetic." I've had friends who were into the whole Gothic thing, with the black & red velvet and vampires and crosses and stuff, and I always wore black a lot, but it never really got into that. I don't really know why, either. But death and self destruction are definitely interests of mine ... real healthy ones, too. (Sarcasm.) I read lots of books about heroin addiction, even though I've never been on drugs (except the prescription kind, and even then, nothing good! Just antidepressants.)
But, back to mood swings, have you found any increase in "outgoing-ness" on the meds? I read somewhere that seretonin was linked to aggression, too. I wonder if that's the same thing?
And, heck, isn't EVERYONE in Seattle supposed to be depressed anyway?




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