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Sky - go see your doctor and tell him/her how you're feeling. You will probably get a script for an anti-depressant. Don't wait like I did. I underwent severe depression about 12 years ago (combined with alcoholism and a very low thyroid). I just felt like a big black curtain had fallen in front of me and I couldn't see anything (like hope & the will to live) because of it. My wonderful husband and sister-in-law took matters into their own hands after an incident and I was hospitilized for about 6 weeks. Some may ask why my husband didn't see the signs earlier - I was great at masking them (on the inside I was dying); plus I was usually tipsy from booze so I managed to put on a pretty good front. I was put on Prozac for the depression, Synthroid for the thyroid, and went AA for the alcohol. While all three saved my life, it was the Prozac that gave me my life back. Of course, this was in conjunction with therapy sessions. As my old shrink used to say about anti-d's: it's like a car with new shocks - the bumps in the road are still there, but you don't feel them as much. So while the pills will actually help the physical symptoms of depression, you will need to explore the emotional symptoms and work on them. Best of luck. Sorry, I raved on, but depression is a big part of my life. I still suffer now and again and most likely always will.
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