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I Get Physical Pains When I'm Depressed

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Works

    Headaches, nausea, cramps... Ah depression is a wonderful thing.
    SaharaOdeil SaharaOdeil 22-25, F Aug 10, 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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    So I like to listen to music when I'm in the shower an today I had it on my Lady Antebellum station on pandora an my mom texted me an said "Turn That Crap Off You Can't Listen To...
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    Look closer and you can see everything I'm not showing people.
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    Is it ok to sometimes spin into a wealth of insecurity knowing that someone anyone will bring me back? Is it ok to bare my soul and hope upon hope that this time it'll be...
    JosephinaBallerina JosephinaBallerina 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm so colddddddddddddddddd
    Shadowkiss428 Shadowkiss428 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Well fer me it's like runnin when my ole lady gets upset !!
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Isn't this toxic! Holding things inside is like sipping poison....Exactly, why would you do this. Well for one maybe it is the fact of the matter that these days it's hard to get...
    ItsRissa88 ItsRissa88 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I can't help the emotions that come over me sometimes. I just break down and cry when I'm alone in my room or when no one is home in general. I cry about the past a lot, I cry...
    OldSoulRedux OldSoulRedux 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    i feel better when i am drunk
    khawarii khawarii 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Last night I spent the evening with a friend at a nice martini bar. He was promoting his business and I was lending a hand. After he was finished we hung out with his wife and her...
    Emergingsoul Emergingsoul 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Now it's just constant lying.... why?? Because no one gives a fck you just spend this time trying to get someone to listen but they don't care.... I've tried so many times to talk...
    GrandmamaTemptationCx GrandmamaTemptationCx 70+, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    Talking about stuff with people online is great, but I need more than that. I need what I have never had, someone to hold me and comfort me when I am sad. No one has ever done that...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I feel like every one hates me. I try to be a good friend or girl friend. I sometimes feel like people see me as a making a joke target at me. Its like 4 or 5 people makes jokes...
    tasha2kids tasha2kids 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I lie to all of my friends and family telling them that I'm fine and they all believe me... when in reality I cry myself to sleep nearly every night... and for a year had a knife...
    chloebirchall chloebirchall 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    When I feel people staring really hard at me, I find myself fighting the urge to smile. I bust out laughing.
    SplitGivanni SplitGivanni 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    case in point I'm currently out of gas in the middle of ******* nowhere and no idea how the hell to get home
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M Aug 20

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    I failed all of my gcse's and my boyfriend has said the most horrible things to me, i'm devastated
    mxlly mxlly 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    There's this guy I am with almost every weekend. I've spent more time with him than I have with friends I've had for 30 and 40 years. I was sad and miserable for such a long time...
    xcryptic xcryptic 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Of course ! Whenever myself or me and my hubby drive alone we like cranking the tunes up with the bass blasted!
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    MissMimiMusic MissMimiMusic 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    if I dont say im okay then ill have to see the faces of my family they don't and can't understand why im depressed, when I tried to take my life I had to se them cry and I don't...
    Eyedea9 Eyedea9 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    currently listening 2 alesana beautiful in blue ...this song has me in my mood ...& it helps me get my thoughts situated wen I'm done with everything & everyone
    raythedragon raythedragon 16-17, F Aug 18

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    Abcak937 Abcak937 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm listening to Amy Winehouse - Stronger Than Me
    NoGlassesNoLife NoGlassesNoLife 18-21, F Aug 18

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    There are times I'm having a very bad day and my brother will hold me close and he will just let me cry it out he would gently massage my shoulders and play with my hair and not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Honestly I'm so sad. I'm always sad. If you ask me if I'm ok I'll get mad. Because no.. I'm not ok. I'm never ok. I can't remember the last time I was ok... It seems like such a...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Today i finally figured out what was worst then being lonely and unfortunately it's the current circumstances I'm in.. not only am i lonely.. but I'm also unwanted.. unneeded.. i...
    jaynm jaynm 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Hi everyone! today something really bad happened to me and I have to talk