I am a 54 yr old female and I need help. I have always been a fairly upbeat person who sees the cup half full. I have survived the death of my first spouse, a divorce, raising two kids alone, college in my 40's, and finding myself alone at 50 for the first time in my life. But lately I find myself grumpy, depressed, sad and unmotivated. In the past year I lost 90 lbs but have hit a brick wall and still need to lose 5o more. Instead I've now gained 10. I can't sleep, I can't concentrate, I've missed the past two days of work just because I don't want to go, I'm on my period and have cramps, which I am so tired of, I don't know if this is menopause, but I think it might have something to do with it. I hate my job and can't imagine spending the rest of my working life doing it. I don't want to take drugs, am allergic to Aspirin, ibuprofen and codeine so am nervous about trying drugs, but feel I might need something. Any suggestions? I know I have to snap out of this but don't know how.View Thread
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