Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Mini-Me's Diagnosis

With symptoms like weight gain, tiredness, mental fog, depression, and easily irritated, I had thought, no had HOPED that maybe my daughter had a thyroid issue. At least THAT I can handle, THAT is easier to cope with for the most part for her and for me (least I think it would be). It turns out that it's teen depression. It's something that is more common than most people think. We went a couple of weeks to see if there were some coping strategies, but for her, there were none. It was hit or miss as far as her moods went. She's been somewhat happy since she got a boyfriend, but I need to make sure that if something ever happens between them (being young you know this will eventually happen) that she doesn't go back to bottom. She asked for the meds. So today it begins...