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Old 06-25-2010, 04:14 PM   #1
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I've been taking Mirt for about 2 years. I gained over a stone in a month to start with; ravenously hungry about 30 mins after taking it. It replaced sleeping pills. I need help sleeping but was on Zolpedum for 14 years and having probs I've also taken other anti ds with no weight gain. I'm not the wreck I sound to be but accept that my depression and sleep probs have to be managed, I love my job.
My worry is that my joints are bad and that being overweight is making them worse.I've been tested for rheumatoid arthritus Negative. I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue a few years ago, which included joint pain,I was slim then.
I feel that I need to try harder The Mirt shouldn't be an excuse or my age. I've always watched my weight but scarily unfit now.I think I kind of gave up on love when my last relationship failed but a side of me still cares about myself.
I think that loneliness and fear of arelationship hasalot to do withhalf hearted dieting.
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Old 06-26-2010, 08:52 AM   #2
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Hi Ruby and

I agree, eating out of loneliness and boredom has a huge impact on dieting. Good luck

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