"I have been successfully treated for depression for the last 23 years, but I feel like I have been depressed my entire life until that point."

February 12, 2021 | 22m 42s

In this story, a participant discusses her experience with depression, hip surgery, and a condition that is a precursor to blood cancer. She also discusses the difficulties of getting older and availability regarding the covid vaccine.

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60 - 69
College graduate
Blood, Heart and Circulation; Bones, Joints and Muscles; Mental Health
Cancers; COVID-19; Mental Health; Having multiple health conditions at the same time
Experiencing symptoms; Finding out a diagnosis; Being treated; Getting tests or advice for how to be healthier; Communicating with doctors and nurses; Supporting family members who are sick; Making decisions about the right health care or treatment for you; Describing how easy or hard it has been for you to get the health care you need
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