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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    futurediary futurediary 13-15, M Jul 17

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    So many people tend to be depressed about life. I know, as humans we have problems and struggles. But giving up is not the best choice. Instead of thinking negatively, we should be...
    lauracassie92 lauracassie92 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I have been depressed for years but I'm not going to go into that right now. I'm writing right now because I'm stressed and when I'm stressed I have these hysteric episodes. I can...
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    I think being able to be nude ANYWHERE would a wonderful thing. There are some caveats I suppose. If society would just say "okay, we're all nude under our clothes, if you don't...
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    & people telling me it is just a phase. I usually have problems when going "out". & 99.9% of the time i dont. I sit at home & feel lonely & sad. & even when im not lonely, im still...
    imdestructive imdestructive 13-15, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    one week eating healthy. proud of myself!! this past week only proved to myself that i can do it.. feeling unstoppable now <3
    BiaFerreira BiaFerreira 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Well, not every summer am I depressed. But this summer, in particular, sucks. I lost the one guy that I really liked to some slutty girl. I have a guy stalking me and constantly...
    BabyHoskins BabyHoskins 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    No one cares about you unless you're pretty or dead.
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    i just feel like im done with life... why cant i just die somehow so i dont have to worry about anything anymore...
    RihannaFan1026 RihannaFan1026 13-15, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    July 28. Fear. One day, I decided to try something new. I took my ten-year-old son out on the St. Croix River on a Waverunner. A Waverunner is a small boating vehicle resembling a...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    July 19. Proving It to Ourselves. "I spent a year trying to prove to my husband how much his drinking was hurting me. When I began to recover, I realized I was the one who needed...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 19

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    This home I am living in is so depressing, I cannot take it anymore.My mum annoys the hell outta me, she is wrong about many things when it comes to treating my siblings and...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    Am I ? If I stop thinking, probably, maybe , everything will go back to "normal", keep breathing, keep waking up,showering, going to work, eating, ' living". What about if I stop...
    Mags40 Mags40 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am 21, train 5-7 days a week, well travelled, attractive i have been led to Believe. I am extremely strong and fit. Despite all this, i am extremely depressed. My dad is a...
    pr1m3 pr1m3 18-21, M Jul 16

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    1) I’m Lumierre. 2) I hate it when humans are described as biological machines. 3) I can’t say I have a specific hobby , I am interested in human behavior if that counts...
    ReversedLumiere ReversedLumiere 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Yes. Facebook makes me feel sad. I get too into always looking at the news feed. I have to delete it. Because I feel so much healthier when I don't have one. I miss missing out on...
    flowerloverxxv flowerloverxxv 22-25, F 2 days ago

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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...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 5

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    July 17. Love, in Words and Actions. Many of us have confused notions about what it means to be loved and cared about. Many of us were loved and cared for by people who had...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 17

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    I'm going to say why, i know that when I explain it you will be like "attention seeker.." Or "at least you have food and a roof over your head." But okay 1: I'm sad because my...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Jul 5

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    This is MY feelings about being fat 1. Do I like being fat ? NO 2. Do I want to lose weight ? yes 3. Have I lost any weight since starting 28 days since the start of my diet...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 7

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    I don’t mean to sound like a drama queen. To say 'I hate my life' seems like a heavy statement, and to actually think it makes me feel like I'm really pathetic and ungrateful...
    HelloBones HelloBones 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    1. I'm transgender, born female, parents don't approve 2. I'm currently dating a girl, parents don't know 3. I don't get along with my parents 4. I'm going into college 5. I'm...
    newandtrans newandtrans 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm not sure if I'm just feeling depressed or If I actually am. But I just need to write my feelings and thoughts right now because I can express myself on here and ONLY here...
    Littlewallflowerx Littlewallflowerx 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I deal with Epilepsy and Oterperosis every day of my life. It is hard at times not know where you are at times. I get depressed at times.
    penis549 penis549 51-55, M Jun 29

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    From the beginning of this year I knew I had my work cut out for me. But I didn't know how hard it would truly be. I go to a Private school, we have a small amount of students at...
    rachelharperr rachelharperr 13-15, F Jul 6

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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 2 Responses Jul 10

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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 Jul 17

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    I've had periods in life where I would have deep connections/conversations with good friends, girlfriends, relatives, and feel absolutely confident and social. However I would...
    afinechap afinechap 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    honestly what is there to say but I'm depressed i wake up depressed go to sleep depressed i cry myself to sleep i can give other people advice but i can't take my own advice! i...
    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'm mad depressed like I haven't been this depressed in a few months, I want to relapse and if you don't know what that is w.e. I doubt ppl will read this so if you do and don't...
    ImNotOkayWhyCantYouSeeThat ImNotOkayWhyCantYouSeeThat 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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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 Jul 16

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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 6 days ago

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    I have severe bipolar depression which means I'll have my extreme happy or clam moments when I feel like nothing's wrong and then something little will happen that will make me...
    DarkRun421 DarkRun421 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't know if I am depressed or not, I think depressed people are likely to be more devastated while I still have some strength left in me, or maybe I am just too strong as I...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I've taken a big decision in my life: after 6 years living in Europe, I decided to go back to my homeland, with my husband, who is a very true European. I've got myself some nice...