Posted by Andy on January 24, 2000, at 11:48:37
In reply to Re: depression and middle age, posted by Phil on January 24, 2000, at 7:36:31
Hang in there. I,too, felt prematurely old in my mid 40's. Tired, lots of muscle aches and headaches. I was astonished how much of that went away when I went on prozac.
You are self medicating with alcohol and weed. There are better medecines! (The alcohol may be a major contributor to your fatigue).
Don't give up your search for the right combo.. Perhaps consult a psychopharmacologist.
> Hey George,
> I agree with Noa. Get the depression under control first. I'm 46 and know how the mind starts 'thinking' at this age.
> I lost my Mom 5 years ago and it really devastated me, obviously. I was fired from a job I had been at for 3 and a half years a few weeks ago. My thoughts just go nuts if I let them.
> Hang in there and e-mail me if you'd like.
> I've always been a person who takes life too serious and I get in these black and white modes of thought. It's either all good or all bad. Perception is everything. We can help ourselves and let others help, too. I'm with you on this one. Let's stick around til we wear little hats and drive Buicks 30 mph on the freeway.