Last reply 3 weeks ago
depression

What do you when you get against the wall I call it from depression. I have ms, type 1 diabetes, fighting cancer and some days it is like I try to get motivated to do something it is like someone in my head is saying,nope your not doing it. I am on depression medication but am really fighting with this. I don’t want to go anywhere, see people or anything.. I am not suicidle just cant get going. anyone else deal with this and what do you do?

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nutshell88
4 weeks ago

gotta tell you be proud of your self you are a warrior I know these repeated word doesnt always help but remember at your darkest moments that this dark feeling never suits you
you are strong enough to get through untill now
and remember thats what all your health condition wants you to feel to beat you easier but i trust by reading all this that you can win all these fights.
have faith in yourself.
these illnesses can never get worse if you never let them
and with your intelligent away from words you can find the most effective ways to stab these illnesses in the back just like they tries to shock you
trust me im not trying to be over dramatic or lie to yourself
but you can organize your thoughts
and take advantage of all the chances you have
your life is too precious to waste it on regrets or depression
its time to win it all ๐Ÿ™‚ i know its not easy but you can


stumbler
3 weeks ago

@peggy_volpe , everybody has a day when we want to feel sorry for ourselves.

That’s OK we all carry a huge burden, and your burden is phenomenal. So, have a duvet day, break out the chocolate and treat yourself.

Then, tomorrow, get up refreshed and continue with life. ๐Ÿ˜‰


rmdaniels
3 weeks ago

@peggy_volpe
Wow, what a fighter you are!!! How do you manage it? I know you have down days. Do you have good support from family & friends. Iโ€™m sure you are quite an inspiration to people around you!
I guess you have a lot of days where your โ€œwant toโ€ is be overcome by your lack of physical strength. Hang in there my friend! Keep us updated on how youโ€™re doing & please always reach out on days like this! ๐ŸฅŠ๐ŸฅŠ๐ŸฅŠ


itsmewithms
3 weeks ago

Wow- that’s a lot you are battling. You have to realize that! and give yourself some credit. I honestly don’t know if I could push myself through it and people say I have a lot of spunk ๐Ÿ˜‰

One of the things I have done is have things on my list that take different strengths. One thing may be very physical (to a person like me with limitations!) like go outside and do some weeding or go to the horse barn and clean some tack. Other things may be more cerebral like clean the clutter from my desk or resolve some issue like that while another task will be more creative like getting a scrapbook done or play piano.

By having a variety of options that are very different there is likely something I can take on and do. That will make me feel like I’m moving forward and give me the strength to look at something else on the list.

There are also days when I just look at the list and say -nope, not doing it and pick up the book and settle into a really comfortable position ;-0 I have to give myself those breaks too. Usually after an hour of that I look at the list again and realize there is something that I could do today. Even if it is just a call to get things moving forward. Good luck in your battles…thanks for sharing what we all feel sometimes so we get some more tips on how everyone handles days like this


anna_sousa
3 weeks ago

I really get u.

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