I Am Overcoming Depression

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    My Fight With Anxiety & Depression

    I turned 30 last week, and it seems like one of the worst birthdays to date because of the anxiety and depression I have been experiencing.  I made a mistake about six months ago by going off my anti-depressant, paroxetine (Paxil).  I know for some that these medications don't...
    niksterAD niksterAD
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2012

    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about

    how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire life -- mood swings, crying spells, thoughts of suicide. Even when I was a toddler, I felt like the world weighed heavy on me. This continued into my...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt
    26-30, F
    Feb 9, 2015

    Finally :]

      I didn't fully realize how depressed I was, or even that I was pretty much at rock bottom until I started to (very) slowly overcome it. I simply assumed that I was always going to be a pessimist and a sarcastic, crude *****.. like it was just who I am.   In a way...
    WithClouds WithClouds
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Oct 15, 2010

    Hello there, my name is Isabella

    and I'm 13 years old. I am overcoming depression. In August the start of middle school, my whole life changed. I began having panic attacks every morning in school. I wasn't even able to enter the school building because I hated school and I was terrified of people. My mom found...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2014

    Today Is A Better Day...

    Today is a really good day. My depression feels gone for the most part, even though I know im just pushing it to the back of my mind. Im not thinking aout all the bad things that are happening in my life. Instead Im focusing on rearranging my room and decorating for Christmas...
    BloodScreamx BloodScreamx
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2013

    For the past week I have felt

    so good! I work at a store, and we received twice the normal shipment of merchandise, so corporate gave us 60 extra work hours. If this would have happened 3 weeks ago, when I was feeling what I knew as "normal," I would have declined working extra, because it was too difficult...
    metagross metagross
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 15, 2015

    Since 3 years I had depressions.

    I lived in a small town in Germany and my class hated me. From the very first moment 'til the last I had there.In 7th grade they started bullying me, I thought about suicide and started cutting.I stopped for a few months, started again. When I wasn't cutting I hit myself, took...
    LilySophieGreen LilySophieGreen
    18-21, F
    May 26, 2014
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