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  1. Question for those who receive SSD
    Do you mind my asking what type of bipolar you have? Type 1 or type 2? I have type 2 and find it so hard to work and sometimes I can't and have had multiple hospitalizations. I can't get stable on...
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. Stress related near breakdown
    You are an angel! Thank you so much for your kind words. They soothed my soul.
    Jan 2, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. Stress related near breakdown
    I'm still struggling. After going without meds and tx, I wound up in a psych unit for a week. This is the 3rd hospitalization in a year and a half. I'm back on meds and seeing a psychiatrist, but...
    Jan 2, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Stress related near breakdown
    My gynecologist thought that the depression was not caused by menopause, but I don't think she's checked my hormone levels. I'm thinking of getting another gynecologist and start all over again with...
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. Stress related near breakdown
    Well, 2 years later, I wanted to give everyone an update. Even though I went into a less stressful nursing job since I had the near breakdown at my previous hospital job, I feel like now I cannot...
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. I hate being a nurse
    I've been a nurse for 18 years, part of that time was on a med/surg floor. Hospital nursing literally almost killed me mentally and physically. I don't know why I ever went back to it. I tip my...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. What if you don't want to be an RN anymore?
    Thank you all so much for your replies. They did help. I have sought help for my depression for the last almost 3 years and I've been to psychiatrists, tried many meds, and had counseling and...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What if you don't want to be an RN anymore?
    Thank you for the replies so far. I worked at a hospital for a few years and it was so stressful I went into home health where, overall it is less stressful. But I don't even feel on top of that...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What if you don't want to be an RN anymore?
    I've been a nurse for almost 20 years now and I'm in my early 50s. In the last couple of years I really feel like I'm no longer sharp and my memory is getting not so good. I've suffered from...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Found out I may be bipolar----explains alot
    UPDATE: Thought I might come here and update you all on my post of 11-09. Here it is, May 30, 2011 and I am still not stabilized with my bipolar. It is bipolar type 2, where one does not have...
    May 30, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Found out I may be bipolar----explains alot
    Thank you! They say things are bigger in Texas! :)
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. Found out I may be bipolar----explains alot
    Back in Feb 09, I posted on the general forum that I had some type of panic attack at work and had to tell my nurse manager I could not work that morning. I had called her into the office first...
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Stress related near breakdown
    I haven't posted here in many months. Not since around the time where I got so stressed out at work, that I had to take a medical leave of absence for 6 weeks. I didn't know what to do, but did go...
    Oct 5, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. Stress related near breakdown
    Just so all my posts won't seem like gloom and doom, I wanted to post something on a positive note. For those of you familiar with my bout of stress related panic attack, the depression, and being...
    Mar 14, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Read the thread before you post!!!!!
    Personally, If I post a thread and many people respond to it, it doesn't matter if many people basically say the same thing or not. It's the fact that they took the time to try to help is what...
    Mar 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Stress related near breakdown
    Today I was suppose to go back to work after being out for 3 weeks of medical leave for the mental breakdown due to stress I had at work or whatever it was. After 2 weeks home and meds, I started...
    Mar 11, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  17. Stress related near breakdown
    I posted here about 3 weeks ago about having severe stress at work and going through some sort of breakdown, and then going into a depression, going to the doctor and ultimately having 3 weeks on...
    Mar 10, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  18. On verge of nervous breakdown
    I am right there with you: (find my post on near mental breakdown several pages ago). I had to seek medical attention, put on antidepressants and am currently on a 3 week medical leave. Where I go...
    Mar 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Stress related near breakdown
    A few days ago, I made a post about a near mental breakdown I had at work due to the tremendous stress I have been feeling at work. To remind some of you, or to you who did not read it, I've been...
    Feb 22, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. Stress related near breakdown
    Thank you for the replies everyone, they were all very helpful. I still have not the slightest clue however, what I am going to do. It's something only I can decide I know. It's just really hard.
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. Stress related near breakdown
    I appreciate all the great replies to my thread "Stress related near breakdown." They have all helped so much. At this point I'm on day 3 of my 8 day medical leave. I'm still having a great deal...
    Feb 20, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  22. Stress related near breakdown
    Neatnurse, my youngest daughter, who is in her first year of college told me last night (when I told her the problems I'm having) that she would do anything it takes to help. She said she would work...
    Feb 20, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. Stress related near breakdown
    Thank you so much everyone for the great advice I've received here. It has helped so much. A few weeks ago I found out there are not many openings in the hospital, and what was open were depts I...
    Feb 20, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  24. Stress related near breakdown
    BerryHappy, I left home health because I got burned out in a way with it also. The work load was much easier, but seeing the home environments and going to bad locations got really old after about...
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. Stress related near breakdown
    MWISTEA, I forgot to mention, I'm menopausal too.....am on hormone replacement therapy....you know estrogen, prempro...thanks.
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101


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