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I Get Physical Pains When I'm Depressed

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    Headaches

    Yeah. I get headaches when I'm depressed.But more importantly, eh, I get some heartache too. You know, the kind that burns at your soul. And if you ask me, that hurts more than physical pain.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 Jun 27, 2011

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    Ache

    When i am feeling depressed i can have pain everywhere. just everything aches. There have been times when the upper left quadrant  of my abdomen just was in so much pain. for months it would go on. no doctors could explain it. i had all kinds of tests. Some days its just so...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2008

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    Inexplicable Pains When I'm Depressed

    I get it in my arms, chest and abdomin the worst, and it's constant. Sometimes I think I finally have lung cancer from smoking, or breast cancer as this is where the worst pain is, but nothing ever happens, it just stays the same. Constant pains, ranging from sharp, stabbing...
    shellshocker shellshocker 22-25 1 Response Aug 21, 2009

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    Mostly In My Back...

    Mostly, its my lower back... Sometimes its in my legs... But it always helps to make me more miserable. Ugh.
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 3 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    It's Just Too Much

    I get these awful chest pains.  I try to hide it, but sometimes they are just too much and it's quite obvious that something is wrong.  I have two little girls, and i don't want them to see me like this, and it's getting more difficult to hide it.   i 've had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 18, 2009

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    I Hurt

    I hurt whenever I am depressed. Sometimes I just have weird symptoms like my arms or legs feel strange, my heart races, all kinds of unpleasant sensations..I can also get very anxious at times which makes it worse because then I think that maybe Im dying. Sometimes I just...
    piper66 piper66 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    Inexplicable Pains When I'm Depressed

    I get it in my arms, chest and abdomin the worst, and it's constant. Sometimes I think I finally have lung cancer from smoking, or breast cancer as this is where the worst pain is, but nothing ever happens, it just stays the same. Constant pains, ranging from sharp, stabbing...
    shellshocker shellshocker 22-25 1 Response Aug 21, 2009

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    The Works

    Headaches, nausea, cramps... Ah depression is a wonderful thing.
    SaharaOdeil SaharaOdeil 22-25, F Aug 10, 2008

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    Feeling Sick

    I feel physically ill when I'm depressed. I feel like I'm sick and that my insides are all sticky. I want to get all that stickiness out of me so I breathe heavily as a psychological symptom. I am literally trying to force everything out.I get headaches a lot less often but the...
    chrysalid chrysalid 18-21, F Jan 14, 2012

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    Dear World, Shut up. Just stop. I have no energy left to fight you. Stop annoying me and eating at my head. I really have no effort for this anymore. I will not give in, neither...
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    Darn! What are you drinking people? I know it's Monday, are you done dinner? But I'm drinking tea:-)
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    I literally do this ALL the time. I don't always like people to know I'm not feeling my usual self, because then they ask questions I am not prepared to answer and it can make the...
    23kk23 23kk23 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    OK always say I'm fine and a lot of the time I know I'm not . there always pain on my heart from husband and kids. But music is my life . I can so relate to this song. Fade Away by...
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    LeBateauIvre LeBateauIvre 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am not one hundred percent sure, but then again I am sure that I do have depression... I just feel as if it's gotten worse. Looking back, I think I had depression then. I used...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F a week ago

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    Stop making me cry- don't you understand? It's not being able to talk to you that hurts. It's the fact that I can't talk to you that hurts. Every time I can't talk to you it hurts...
    THISarcane THISarcane 18-21, F a week ago

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    I could use someone. Sometimes when I'm sad and I'm all alone it makes me depressed. I know everyone could use someone like that.
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    I feel like depression got to me, and now I'm just stuck. All I want is a hug I'm starting to think bad things but I push them out of my head. Just a hug... is all I need
    PandaGirl28X PandaGirl28X 13-15 Jun 21

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    I mean this when I say it. Anything for a quiet life!
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M Jun 20

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    i have to get this off my chest, i ALWAYS thought when i go to a bar and even if i drink way too much that'll ill have the sense NOT to drive meaning as my brother had a DUI.. But...
    ashworrell ashworrell 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I'm gonna be honest, this is the hardest it's ever gotten! I thought I got everything I wanted but **** i had nothin! I'm tranna figure out how this actually came to be! I'm as...
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    so this one time I was having a really bad day and decided I'm gonna get drunk by myself.........the next day I woke up in a playground near one of my friends apartment and have no...
    preppiboi preppiboi 31-35, T 1 Response Jun 19

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    A lot of the time I think that I annoy people with my problems, so I don't ever tell them anyone. It's less difficult to say I'm okay, but inside, I know that I would feel relieved...
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    I push, and I push but the tears don't come out. It's like my tear ducts are under a drought. With nothing to really cry about. I sit here and I wonder how, How I am still...
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    Those day days when I feel lonely and useless. All I want is a strong hug and sit with me and have long talks .. Is that much to ask
    EyesOnyou72 EyesOnyou72 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 15

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    Even when I'm sober, I get treated like I don't know what I'm doing. I feel like it's her way of keeping me down.
    cbcs cbcs 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 14

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    Darn not drunk yet! I need 2 more shot then I'm dead. =^.^=.
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 14

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    When I'm around him, I want to stay sober because I want to remember every single moment.
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    I like to call up exes when I get real drunk and talk about lord knows what. one day I woke up and I was in a relationship again with one of my exes and "talking" to some other...
    playr435 playr435 22-25, M Jun 14

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    Because when i tell someone about my problem that only makes me sad and could not forget it. I can't hold water my eyes when i said something sadly
    songqian songqian 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14

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