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I Am Depressed About My Health

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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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    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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    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"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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    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 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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    July 5. Survivor Guilt. We begin recovering. We begin taking care of ourselves. Our recovery program starts to work in our life, and we begin to feel good about ourselves. Then...
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    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I feel like I'm drowning and idk how to safe myself anymore I feel like such a failure idk even know why I'm still alive why I haven't ended my life. I hate my self so much i don't...
    Deidrah Deidrah 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My father died when i was 1 year old. He died after being in coma for 9 months. I don't remember anything about him. It's sometimes upset me that the fact i have to grew up without...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I know this sinking feeling anywhere. It's happening again. I've been depressed most of my teenage years. I have plenty of ups, but there are always downs that follow close behind...
    LettersToTheSky LettersToTheSky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Think it's about time I post this :S. Please do not judge me this is veryyyyyyyyy hard for me. I know it's long sorry ha. About 2 years ago when I was 13/14 (underage and a minor...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I was in third grade. I didn't have friends,I was bullied. One day,my friend approached me and asked "why are you so depressed?" I sat down and cried. I was depressed. I had just...
    Here2helpforfree Here2helpforfree 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I havent felt suicidal in years but today is terrible. The thing that sticks out is that i would never actually kill myself so i think about it and the possible ways knowing i...
    kimmykins kimmykins 26-30, F Jun 23

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    breebreet breebreet 13-15, F Jul 4

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    THANKYOU!! On behalf of everyone who has ever felt like they wanted to give up. On behalf of everyone who has ever felt alone. On behalf of everyone who has ever felt loss, hurt...
    accidentalme accidentalme 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I am taking steps towards a healthier me, but they are all aimed towards physical health. I've cut back sodas and increased the amount of water I drink. I've been aiming for more...
    ShylySubmissive ShylySubmissive 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I know how it is to be depressed cos i was depressed. Now i look at myself like i look on a freak. I was wronged by some people in my past and somehow i allways had this memories...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jun 30

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    I am (technically) a Christian. I believed in god until the age of 11. Everything began to mess up from then forward. The first time I cut myself, the first time I misbehaved, the...
    Jas4001 Jas4001 18-21, F Jul 9

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    My doctor threatened to send me to hospital because of my depression, so I played it down. Now I'm not getting the anti-depressants or psychiatric treatment I need, until I come...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't even know if I'm depressed. I don't know what I feel. I just feel.... Nothing. It's like I don't feel what I should be feeling, I feel less than what everyone else does...
    project46 project46 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    This is sort of getting out of hand. I can't control it any longer. It seems that my efforts to appear as normal and okay as can be are... failing. Never in my entire life have I...
    minecrafter4343 minecrafter4343 13-15, T 6 days ago

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