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I Battle With Negative Emotions, Stress And Fatigue

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    I Tick All Of Those Boxes

    I have spent a large amount of my life depressed, which these days they reckon as mentally ill. Along with that has gone the usual suspects; low self esteem, vast amounts of stress, and lately, during the past 2 years, serious bouts of fatigue. Couple all that with alcoholism...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Dec 6, 2011

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    Giving Up

    My God, up above, I've brought shame not only myself but you too. I ask you for forgiveness but I don't even deserve it. All I can do is to apologize. But will you turn your back on me? I'm so sorry.
    louisthepearl louisthepearl 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    Look Within

    I am mad with myself, God, people, and life. I've tried so hard to get it right and for years I've been wrong. I just don't know what else to do, or where to go. I've talked with my mom, father, brother, and sister. I've tried my best friend, close friend, and boy friend. I even...
    LadyHoneynut LadyHoneynut 36-40, F Feb 4, 2010

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    Tired

    I am fed up. I'm fed up with this crappy existance that  i call 'my life'. I'm tired mentally and physically, i honestly don't know how much more i can take of this. I feel like taking off.....just going anywhere. Right now i hate everything and i've got this anger building...
    Evernight Evernight 31-35, F 17 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    And I Hate To Admit It!

    I mean I really do, I hate to admit that I battle with negative emotions, stress and fatigue. It all comes from my depression, my eleven year long battle with depression. It's hard it really is, something I feel like no one understands, I put on a happy face and tread through the...
    3venus 3venus 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    What It All Adds Up To

    My story is similar to most . The mind going a million miles an hour. Change moods with a switch. Not many emotions I don't experience on any given day . . In spite of what I am feeling at any given moment with whatever emotion I'm dealing with. I know it will pass. It's just...
    packrater packrater 56-60, M Aug 11, 2013

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    Why

    I have often asked God why, why so much pain, why so little love, why this, or why that. I recently experienced loss, grief, and shame. I asked God why,why did this happen to me. I thought I was doing everything right. I prayed, read the bible, went to church, and loved my...
    LadyHoneynut LadyHoneynut 36-40, F Feb 4, 2010

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    Dreaming...

    I've been having a difficult time lately... I use to exercise daily, eat healthy, and read often. Lately I've barely been able to get out of bed. I've been sleeping for sometimes 20 hours/day... I consequently have been experiencing radically lucid dreams... Lots of negativity...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 7, 2013

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    The Ten Commandments For Reducing Stress

      1. Thou Shalt Not Be Perfect, Or Even Attempt To Be.   2. Thou Shalt Not Try To Be All Things To All People.   3.. Thou Shalt Sometimes Leave Things Undone That Should Be Done   4. Thou Shalt Not Spread Thyself Too Thin.   5. Thou...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 6 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    Say Depresson: No!

    I have long been in a stressful situation because of love. Even just a little and everything. But I gathered. I realized that I can not continue to live. After all, life goes on, you just need to join in its noisy stream.These rules helped me)
    Katherina1 Katherina1 16-17, F Jul 19, 2012

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    Maybe someone can help.....About 10 years ago I had a spell that knocked me off my feet for 4 days.....migraine headache, severe fatigue, tired body, chills, severe brain fog...
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    I'm just looking for some feed back or maybe I just needed to right this out to get my mind of things. I'm 17. I know I'm young. But wisdom comes from experience. Ever since I...
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    amandaleigh1992 amandaleigh1992 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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    Ever since a road traffic accident I suffer from depression and post traumatic stress - some days at win some days it loses - just wish it never happened
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    Arobi Arobi 31-35, M Jul 25

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    Alovingheart7437 Alovingheart7437 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    thetiredmama thetiredmama 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 7

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