Just an update really for those of you who have read my threads and know I have been feeling very down. I saw a GP today as I have been feeling like I always miserable and can't cope with it all.
I have, from today been put on anti-depressants. He said the next 2 weeks will probably be very difficult and I will probably feel worse but then I should feel better after that. He said I will probably need them for at least 6 months. After 2 weeks I need to go back and see him.
I must say, it wasn't as scary as I thought. I burst into tears in the first sentence of explaining it but he was really understanding and talked things though with me.
I always burst into tears before I ever got one word out when I needed AD's, they really can lift the fog so to speak, so good for you for going, it's very hard to make the appointment and drag yourself in there.
My GP said AD's should be put in the water supply.
I haven't taken AD's but I do know (from here!!) that it can be worse for the first couple of weeks, including insomnia - but that if you just hang in there it really does get better quite soon and it's worth it.
My friend is on AD's and does drink, but tbh I wouldn't until you are a bit more sorted out with them, certainly not the first couple of weeks, so if you really want to drink on Saturday, I wouldn't start them till Monday, but if it was me, I'd rather start them now and not drink when I'm out on Saturday.