3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Depression and Weight Issues

Depression and Weight Issues Have you been diagnosed with depression, are possibly on depression medication, and find it affects your weight loss efforts? Post here for support!

Rollercoaster moods

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-14-2003, 02:13 AM   #1
Coop class of '82
 
KimmyKat63's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Salt Lake City UT
Posts: 121

Default Rollercoaster moods

Ugh. I have felt like I'm on a rollercoaster for so long! One day I feel all motivated and perky and the next day I can barely drag my butt out of bed. I have an appointment with the Dr. in a couple of weeks (why oh why can't they get you in sooner?!) and some days I feel like I don't need to and other days I want to go to the office and BEG for some meds. I was on Zoloft years ago but I don't remember being so "up and down" like this before I got some help. I have decided to ask for Wellbutrin or Prozac (I did research and I don't want any of the others, I can't stand being at work, I work 12 hour shifts!) and I can hardly wait. Here's hoping...
__________________

5'9" HW: 250 CW: 225 GW: 165 Ultimate Goal: NO diabetes meds!
KimmyKat63 is offline  
Old 06-14-2003, 10:43 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
liz321's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 2,211

Angry HI Kimmy

I think that for me that is one of the downsides of the ups and downs ..........never really know how I am going to feel or what I am going to accomplish...I force myself for the sake of my family but the dragging the butt thing is familiar to me too!

What do you do for a living? I do 12 hour shifts too......I am an ER nurse....going back to medicine in July and back to 8 hour shifts and will pick up in the ER.

I find all the shift work and lack of sleep cycle doesn't help the moods either.

Keep in touch and let us know how things are.

Eliz
liz321 is offline  
Old 06-14-2003, 01:33 PM   #3
Moderator & Happy Chick
 
Leenie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Northern New Jersey
Posts: 12,105

Height: 5' 10"

Default

Hi Kimmy,

Good luck at the doctors, let us know how you make out. The roller coaster affects are amazing. I know exactly how you feel, it can be not only daily for me but sometimes hourly. I can be up one minute and down the next. I believe there are alot of us like that, so your not alone.

I'm glad you found us here. Hope we will get to know you better.

Hugs, Leenie
__________________
~ WORRY LOOKS AROUND, SORRY LOOKS BACK, FAITH LOOKS UP ~

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
.
Leenie is offline  
Old 06-14-2003, 01:52 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
JudoMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: eastern Canadian prairies
Posts: 345

S/C/G: H178/S170/140/135

Height: 5'3"

Default

Thank you SO much for bringing this up! You are describing me to a T! I've been off Celexa for almost a year now, have no desire to go back on and gain more weight (chicken-egg thing)... depression-med-gain weight-more depression... you get the pic.

I'm an optimist by nature.. I still believe I am, but man it's hard some days not to just tell everyone to go take a flying leap (not here on the board but in real time).

Just talking about it helps! And knowing I'm not alone
__________________


My program: Michael Thurmond's 6 Week Body Makeover (based on body type)

Never mind waiting for the light at the end of the tunnel. Stride down there and light the darn thing yourself!
JudoMom is offline  
Closed Thread
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Daily food and exercise confessions Echo Weight Loss Support 491 09-20-2009 10:47 AM
"Every-Day" 21-Day Challenge -- It's a hot deck for sure!!! redballoon Support Groups 190 08-24-2008 02:45 AM
300 and 30 nightowl88 300+ Club 209 11-13-2006 08:36 PM
The Pact mette Support Groups 234 01-08-2005 10:46 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:11 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2