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I Am Depressed About My Health

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    Chronic Pain, Reflux, Depression, Hypertension, Fatigue...

    Why wouldn't I be depressed with all those medical problems. Actually I'm not clinically depressed anymore--just miserable. And some of the people I went to for help made the situation worse. Some social worker at a local clinic where I went to a peer support group sent me to...
    RG1945 RG1945 61-65, M 2 Responses Sep 7, 2010

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    I Am Sorry

    I am very sorry, I am very sorry for being too sick I am sorry for getting sicker and thinner with time... I am sorry for this ugly body of mine.. I know I look too sick and I am so sorry for that.... I am really trying, praying and begging.. begging to get better not for my own...
    AYearWithoutRain AYearWithoutRain 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Why................................

    I don't know why I put up with everything everyday. I thought it was because I wanted to be strong for my Husband and Daughter and Family but...sometimes I find that I don't even feel anything towards them. I hate lying towards them. I hate lying about my life to other people but...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    My Health And Why I Left This Site For A While..........

    I just would like everyone to know where i have been for such a long time. I have not been well as most of you know. Between my health and depression on top of that it made me something i am not..I woke up feeling useless unloved. unwanted,I felt like a stranger in my own home. I...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    Wishes...............

    I wished life could of been better than this.. I wanted better times like the ones I miss, I wish that I wouldn't end up this way. I was wrong to wish happiness because it does not stay. I have only one single wish from now on. My only wish is to be dead, to be gone. My ablity to...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    I"m Dying Inside...............

    I"m dying inside everyday The pain I face is just not enough to kill me....I've wanted to try but I could never do it and I scare myself so much. Trying to hold on to what. I have my problems isn't that I'm not loved because I know I am. I couldn't stand causing so much pain to...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2012

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    Living With Pain & Disability

    Everyday it's almost the same thing...it's misery.  I am a 'shut-in,' at 45 I feel like I'm going on 89 years old.  After forcing myself out of bed I am wracked with pain and in tears despite the tempeurpedic bed and the extra lumbar pillow.  I fall asleep after taking a...
    ivoryone ivoryone 41-45 1 Response Jan 3, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Hello everyone. Reading these stories has made me want to post my own but from the son/daughter point. Hopeing to get sone advice. Im an only child and have had my own house 400...
    Ricardo88 Ricardo88 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Are you getting enough sunlight during the winter? If you do not spend much time in the sun, your vitamin D levels may be low. This can lower your magnesium. From depleted B12...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response May 1

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    I've been with my boyfriend for three years, when we first got together I moved in and i didn't have a job. He did,I finally got a job to pull my weight in the house, we moved away...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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    I have never been the ideal healthy person. My childhood was riddled with pneumonia, asthma, and catching every cold, virus or flu that came around. I missed so much school one...
    marissak marissak 26-30 55 mins ago

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    I've been depressed for as long as I can remember. My dad left when I was young, my stepdad raped me when I was very young, I was raped by a man who said he would give me a ride...
    TeenieGirl TeenieGirl 13-15, F 1 Response 46 mins ago

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    Okay. Where to start? I have never been that big of a fan of this dental office, but it is one of the only ones that my insurance is accepted at and I have heard bad things about...
    Doglover5290 Doglover5290 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    imma 19 year old girl and I'm so depressed because I'm lonely and I have no one to talk too I hate hurting everyday ?? I don't even know how I feel anymore I just get hurt :( and I...
    Blazie69 Blazie69 18-21, F 8 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I am a long term depressed drug addict. I dont want to hurt anyone else. I will figure out a way to die with dignity.
    akery516 akery516 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have heard so much about how suicide is selfish. I feel so much more selfish for staying alive and burdening everyone with my invisible intangible problems. My mental health...
    theoctopusesbowtie theoctopusesbowtie 18-21, F May 20

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    So this all started in fourth grade, I'm currently about to finish my junior year in high school. No one really suspects that I'm depressed, although I'm currently on medication...
    escapedfeelings escapedfeelings 16-17, F May 17

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    Truly want to. Today, I had my follow-up with my family doc due to an herniated disc and two broken vertebrae. (since 2012) and she has done everything to help me. I am on...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 3 Responses May 21

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    Told my dad off today about how my parents don't actually care about my depression and it felt good. Almost 2 years ago I was put into my local mental health recovery center, or...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It isn't always easy to achieve your health goal. You need to do the right things in life and learn as much as possible. Start the process by using these tips about vitamins and...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response May 1

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    I'm new here at experience project... I am really depressed. A sophomore in college struggling to figure out if I want to change the career path I have been on for so long. I had...
    BlueFields BlueFields 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    My dad died suddenly due to unknown causes, I was not present but was told he was sleeping and had a heart attack or something of that nature by his current girlfriend. Let me...
    trentw2000 trentw2000 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    It’s been quite a long while since I wrote. So excuse any pent-up flashes of brilliance and Oscar-worthy writing that you may encounter in the next few sentences. Well. So...
    spotsinsun spotsinsun 18-21 May 20

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    I'm twenty years old. Female. Born and raised Italian, but recently transplanted into the UK. I've been depressed since as far as I can remember. Not clinically, though, just a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21

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    I feel absolutely awful. I am confused, down and paranoid. I feel like I'm trapped in a place where I'm unwanted, surrounded by people I can't please. I don't understand as...
    Lalaleia Lalaleia 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dear relasping14 I just want to say that my cuz is really depressed because you have blocked him on everything and he just wanted you to know that you helped him not kill himself...
    MASTERSHERE MASTERSHERE 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just want everyone's opinion on this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYPAxEcZeuw Freelee the Banana Girl and her partner, Durian Rider, have been around for a while already...
    JustSharingMaybe JustSharingMaybe 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    I used to be really healthy... Before my depression hit me hard... I used to play hockey. And I played well for like 6 years. Had great stamina! I was a little overweight but I...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response May 13

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    I am depressed. I used to be extremely depressed way back. It felt awful, of course. Everyday, I'd feel like my emotions were dead or not functioning properly. All I could really...
    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69 13-15, F May 17

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    Just a health update. I've been feeling pretty great for two days now. Well, I have still had episodes of a very painful hip and my chest seizing when I try to eat and gulping...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 May 17

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    Actually, it is my wife who is depressed and this has been going on for more than five weeks now. She is under the care of a psychologist and a psychiatrist, but morning, moon and...
    VictoriousRex VictoriousRex 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I've been feeling realy down lately.. First thing first I'm a 15 year old boy and I love playing video games and that's the reason I preety much suck at every ball sport.I never...
    oneMidnightstar oneMidnightstar 13-15, M 5 Responses May 3

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    13 Effective but Unusual Health Tips You Should Know (http://luv2sex.theblogpress.com/?p=4261) It’s often said that truth is stranger than fiction, and in the realm of your...
    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M May 12

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    I don't know why I get depressed. Sometimes I'll just be sitting there and get super depressed for absolutely no reason...and I have no idea why. I wish I wasn't depressed because...
    emylauren27 emylauren27 18-21, F 1 Response May 14

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    So I've been eating healthy lately.. Watching my calories and an overall balanced diet. But just for badness today I had a chicken taco and some chips. It equated to roughly 600...
    SuumCuique SuumCuique 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    My sister of Color, newly Appointed, Attorney General of my beloved Country.. The Land of Immigrant, where Rules and Law still Exist and a Single Voice can be heard on this land...
    ROSAPARKFAN ROSAPARKFAN 36-40, F May 2

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    Very much still fear going to sleep every night that I avoid it as much as possible. Health has been ok apart from weird chest sensations/pulsating (throbbing?) which concerns me a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 May 3

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    **POSSIBLE TRIGGER WARNING** I feel guilty, infuriated, and depressed all at the same time. My guilt is due to the fact that I just realized something; I never...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 3 Responses May 3

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    I have been to different sites, chat rooms, and even groups on facebook that are meant to help those with mental health issues such as Depression, anxiety, PTSD etc... Many of...
    Sickoffakes Sickoffakes 36-40, M May 7

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    You see this girl every day smiling and laughing through the entire day and think about how happy she is. But little do you know she is depressed. She goes home everyday and just...
    shadyshanks2019 shadyshanks2019 13-15, F 1 Response May 19

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    Physically AND emotionally healthy. Maybe I read to much here and take it to heart or maybe I'm just too old to care about the snarky reactions. Whatever it is I need to get my...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    Used to be on this a while ago so not sure how to start off again 😜 Anyway, a while ago (just before Christmas) I was feeling tired a lot and couldn't get up early in the...
    LFCno1 LFCno1 22-25, M May 4

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