out of curiosity why did you start a second topic instead of just adding a new reply in the original one?
i'm glad you got to see the doc today. even if there weren't meds involved it just helps to talk things through with a medical professional! sometimes we need someone to listen .. someone that understands .. someone that can help support and guide us through the rough times .... regardless of medications
you need to get ahold of the doc himself and tell him the reason you can't get in more often is b/c he's booked. he might not know! and ask if there's a NP or counselor or a nurse or someone you can connect with more often if he's that booked. he needs to recommend something or someone for you to have before September.
don't go it alone!!! do not give in to the pressure of no appointments .. put on your "i deserve to be healthy. sane. stable. seen" hat and make inquiries and waves if necessary. maybe another doc does video conferencing that can help with checkups.
-- i'm totally confused on this part about your friend, religion, giving something up. please explain. you make it sound like she told you to give up God. ... i think there's some miscommunication and misunderstanding going on. If you are doing something for weight loss before a possible gastric bypass .. you can give up things like soda, ding dongs, fatty foods, lethargy, vegging on the couch, eating out often, making bad choices .. you would want to start losing weight and getting stable with weight, health, finances, meds, etc and deal with less stress and chaos in your life . ... not giving up God. weren't you going to school? how's that going? is it too much stress? didn't you move awhile ago? how's that going?
for the moment reduce to basics ... call the doc office ... daily if necessary to find a cancellation slot ... get direct info from the doc about scheduling and other resources available. the doc is NOT wanting you to wait until Sept for help. especially when they're expecting to see you in two weeks.
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