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Battling Rheumatoid Arthritis Depression with Laughter by Niki Wyre   Ever feel like you are a warrior getting ready for battle just getting ready before bedtime? First there is the bedtime meds, followed by the biofreeze or icy/hot you apply. Once that dries there are ace bandage wraps, wrist, elbow, or knee braces. Then you [...]

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Where Are You Planting Your Roots in the Middle of Your Depression? by New Dawn Rising   I went to the old dictionary to get a basic definition for depression. It said "Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and well being. It [...]

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Is it Sadness, The Blues or Depression? by New Dawn Rising A many of you know that read my posts, I have really been struggling with Major Depressive Disorder with vague suicidal ideation. I just came out of an 11 day inpatient psych hospital for the treatment of my depression. At a later date I [...]

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[RA & Depression] Fear of the Fight

Depression: The Fear of the Fight http://pandascrossing.com/site/ by New Dawn Rising As a Christian, I have had a hard understanding why I can't just pray through this depression and God will heal me. Why do I have to go through the "fight"? But I had a long talk with a friend of mine a couple [...]

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Depression: The Basis for my Depression Through My Own Eyes by New Dawn Rising Well today's depression hit me as soon as I managed to open my eyes. It felt like someone had hit me upside the head with a 2X4. The last few days have been better, but why in the world I slipped back [...]

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[RA & Depression] Seeking Treatment

Depression: Seeking Treatment by New Dawn Rising So during my rheumy appointment, I was quite emotional. I was feeling very depressed. It felt like I was sitting in a very deep pit and could not see even a glimmer of light. For me not seeing light was equal to the feeling of no hope, no [...]

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