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Is Depression a...

Is depression a place
Is it someplaceyou reach after a journey of somekind

Is depression a time
Is it reached after a certain elapse of the days

Is depression a tangible
Is it able to be held,embraced or bought and sold at market.

Is depression a force
Is it something irresistable..inevitable...inexhorable

Is depression a inescapable fate
Is it the impact at the end of the fall.

Is depression an idea
Is it ro be embraced..to be rejected

Is depression...
William Garza
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  • Sheri76Sheri76 Michigan Posts: 483
    A choice?
    Usually not...
    But, we do have a voice.

    Is depression curable?
    There are so many variables.

    Is depression a state?
    If we don't address
    What will be our fate?

    Is depression.....
  • A place
    After a time
    I feel the dark,silken tendrils caressing me...softly,seductivevly and secretly ..after a bout with the chronic aspect..that is, dealing not with an active flare up..but a part of the grind..i dont sleep,already..
    And then with the exhaustion...sadness

    My optimism begins the painfull fade
    I..am,at,war with myself then.

    To know sadness
    Is to have known joy

    We all have a common thread
    What we weave of that thread,creates a fabric we can see easily in others of our kind.
    How we weave...is our perception of depression.
    Reflection of our own internal dialog.

    How do you see..and,
    Let us see through your eyes
    William Garza
    Spine-Health Mod

    Welcome to Spine-Health

  • gfishggfish Pittsburgh PAPosts: 158
    Is a place, a state, and a time you just dont care anymore.
    Greg fisher
  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 9,833
    edited 11/17/2015 - 3:50 PM
    It is for everyone, regardless of their other medical situations.

    But for chronic pain patients and those that are just beginning to feel the impact of ongoing pain, depression can be
    a cruel enemy.

    I know that it is very difficult to eliminate that depression, especially when you first start feeling all those impacts due to
    spinal problems and/or spinal surgeries. I do not have a quick and easy pill to make that stop.

    But I do know that when you are depressed, you can start on a downward spiral that is so fast you may not even realize it and have
    more problems.

    Acceptance of your current condition is so very important. But always remember, acceptance does not equate to giving up or letting things continue. No matter what your medical condition is, there are so many ways to co-exist with that and still enjoy a full , happy and enjoyable life.
    So many people have been through this spinal journal.

    There are those that allow the downward spiral to continue, and then there are those
    That find ways to combat that and move on with a positive attitude.

    And a positive attitude and good outlook on life, can be more successful in treating any spinal pain then medications can do.
    Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences
    You can email me at: rdilauro@veritashealth.com
  • SavageSavage United StatesPosts: 5,427
    ...depression was a place..a dark place.
    It's a lonely place, and when it hits you that life is not aloneness, you call out for help and grab the rope!

    I'm so grateful for all the professionals at the other end of that rope!
    Spine-Health Moderator
    Please read my medical history at: Medical History

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