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Just checkin' in.
« on: February 02, 2013, 11:06:08 PM »
 Haven't been around much lately. I'm still really into beer, and I still like girls. Just haven't been myself lately. Been on a couple meds for about two weeks to try and get my head screwed back on straight. Been having some pretty heavy depression / anxiety. Nothing enviormental, all chemical (in my head). Got me on happy pills, so I'm hoping I'll be DTF any day now. As of right now, I have no drive, no motivation, no energy, pretty much nothing brings me joy. Basically, no will to go on. Just going through the motions. I'll be back to normal eventually. Dealt with it for a year or so back in my teens. It just decided to crop up again. I'm not posting this for a pity party. I just been out for a while, and didn't want you guys putting up "lost brewer" posters of me, like last time.  ;D
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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2013, 11:13:29 PM »
I just been out for a while, and didn't want you guys putting up "lost brewer" posters of me, like last time.  ;D
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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2013, 11:55:21 PM »
Been there. Can't say much but glad to hear you're getting some help. Sucks until you get your head right but you're not alone.

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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2013, 06:38:51 AM »
Glad to hear you are still around.  I've dealt with what you are feeling, on and off, for years.  Hang in there and keep working at it, it will get better.

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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2013, 07:51:49 AM »
Good to hear from ya, Barry.  Take care of yourself.
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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2013, 07:52:59 AM »
It'll get better.  Been there, done that.
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« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2013, 08:06:49 AM »
I'm pulling for you Barry...keep on truckin'

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Cheers man! :)
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« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2013, 08:16:37 AM »
Best thing for depression is Bacardi 151 and porn.
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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2013, 12:43:46 PM »
Best thing for depression is Bacardi 151 and porn.

Seriously though, I've cut back to one or two beers a week, and I feel much better (physically/emotionally). I haven't cut back on porn at all, though, so that part is good advice.
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« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2013, 03:36:54 PM »
These things pass weaze. I suggest activity. A body at rest tends to stay at rest.

Best thing for depression is Bacardi 151 and porn.


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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2013, 04:17:39 PM »
Good advice from Euge. Push forward...and i do mean push. Make yourself just do something. Walk, cook something you've never cooked before. Try to eat healthy and turn off the TV.

Don't know what your personal situation is like, but if you've got the time, go volunteer somewhere. Helping others is a great way to help yourself.

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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #11 on: February 03, 2013, 04:56:22 PM »
Take care of yourself Weaze, you've been missed!
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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2013, 11:37:16 AM »
Been there, seem to do that with some regularity. Wishing you the best of luck with getting good help for it.

For what it's worth, I recommend volunteering. Helping other people seems to make you feel like a worthwhile human being more than indulging your own (usual) desires. But I also have to learn to take my own advise on the matter, sometimes.
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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2013, 02:58:34 AM »
Haven't been around much lately. I'm still really into beer, and I still like girls. Just haven't been myself lately. Been on a couple meds for about two weeks to try and get my head screwed back on straight. Been having some pretty heavy depression / anxiety. Nothing enviormental, all chemical (in my head). Got me on happy pills, so I'm hoping I'll be DTF any day now. As of right now, I have no drive, no motivation, no energy, pretty much nothing brings me joy. Basically, no will to go on. Just going through the motions. I'll be back to normal eventually. Dealt with it for a year or so back in my teens. It just decided to crop up again. I'm not posting this for a pity party. I just been out for a while, and didn't want you guys putting up "lost brewer" posters of me, like last time.  ;D

Ditto man. Been a hard few months for me too, especially the last two weeks. You are not alone.
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Re: Just checkin' in.
« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2013, 05:50:55 AM »
Keep on movin', brother.  Take care of yourself, there's only one Weaze! 8)
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