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Sep 16, 2016 12:13 PM

Wondering who all is suffering/battling thus demon and if you are how do you cope or how have you overcome??

Sep 16, 2016 12:22 PM

I am struggling very hard with it. The darkness seems to get more and more each day. I'm planning to ask my Dr for advice on counseling so I can get an outlet and objective view on it.

Sep 16, 2016 3:51 PM

I'm suffering bad today. Even my cats can feel it. They're seriously taking shifts to be w/ me. It's the worst day I've had in awhile. I refuse meds, I already feel like a zombie due to other meds. My faith in God has kept me on the straight and narrow. I know he'll see me through it today. I find relief sometimes climbing in bed pick out a movie & a coloring book. It brings me back to that place as a child when Momma would take care of me and make it all better. I guess I u could call it taking a break from adulting! Your in my prayers Appulovhyzeye. Hope you find your safe place!

Sep 17, 2016 3:25 AM

- living in hope that il have a 'better' day
- live in hope that il find something to really help
- not giving up
- keep fighting the injustices related to this condition
- try not to beat myself up when feeling crappy (tis very hard)
- make sure i prioritise something enjoyable...ive learnt that not doing fun things made me feel even more like i wasnt living, which added to my stress which adds to the pain....
- ummm.....I suppose not giving up is the main theme...but allowing myself to 'crash' when i need too....i use a phrase 'ride the waves...', as in, there are always different sized waves which i will need to ride, but they all come back to shore and calmly lap against the sand....and one day i believe that il be able to get on a stunning grey horse and ride away...as in, il get better....i may be deluded thinking like this, but i kind of have to....its not easy though....

Sep 17, 2016 11:40 PM

I struggle with this as well. My Dr has me on gabapentin for a lot of different things but depression being one of them, it seems to help me at least be a lot better than I would be than if I was not on it

Sep 18, 2016 2:15 AM

I battle each day with it, the depression of a chronic illness alongwith depression of being divorced due to rheumatoid arthritis 😷

Sep 21, 2016 9:14 AM

I've suffered depression in & off for over 28 years. And I've been on & off meds to, until a genetic defect was identified in 2014. My body doesn't shaken folate and other B vitamins, which can affect the brain, hence a factor in my depression. I'm on L-METHYLFOLATE (Selling) & antidepressants as well as magnesium, D3 and a multivitamin. I'll be on them the rest of my life. I do deep breathing and relaxation also. And my depression is finally under control. Hugs love and prayers you can find ways with our without meds to cope! 🙂💕🙏🌸

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