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Mental Health Thread • Page 331

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by AelNire, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. Jake W

    oh my god, I'm back on my bullshit Prestigious

    Wish I could just pass out and wake up in winter

    I'm so much worse when it's hot
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  2. Renee Jun 15, 2020
    (Last edited: Jun 15, 2020)

    dry clean only Prestigious

    i don't have to do any babysitting this week until Thursday, if at all, and i am so fucking relieved :verysad:
    but also don't think i could ever stop watching these kids. the youngest's birthday is on friday and when i asked him what he wanted, he said he just wants Sun Cups. and you bet i'm going to buy that cutie a whole case of them (and one for me too!)
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  3. EASheartsVinyl

    Prestigious Prestigious

    I’m just glad you’re ok after yesterday.

    Today is going to be a bad one for me. Woke up to a message from one of my closest friends asking if I’m busy and wanting to stop by with puppies that she just picked up. She’s been traveling through different states and eating out and I’m just not comfortable seeing her with that many unknowns, but I miss her so much and this kind of thing feels more and more isolating. Everyone else is just back to their lives and I’m still totally petrified and I think more and more they’ll invite me out or want to come over and each time I say no it will feel horrible. I’m just sitting here crying because I’m saying no to one of the few things that might help me feel better but also puts me at risk.
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  4. angrycandy

    animals can't keep still Prestigious

    sorry to hear that. would you be comfortable hanging out if you two had a bit of distance between you? or would that be untenable?
  5. EASheartsVinyl

    Prestigious Prestigious

    It wouldn’t work for this scenario because other people have touched the dogs specifically so we don’t know if they’re totally safe to touch. If it was just her yeah I think we could be distanced in the backyard for a while. But then not being able to hug her would also really be hard.
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  6. Shakriel

    Don’t fuck with me, I will cry. Prestigious

    go, stay outside, wear a mask, play with puppies, keep physical distance from friend while explaining why.

    that's an option.

    It sucks how many people are just moving on now... :heart:
  7. angrycandy

    animals can't keep still Prestigious

    I figured as much. that really sucks
  8. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    I want your stupid love Supporter

    I think doggies are unlikely carriers if that helps
    It sucks how life has been disrupted even if it's necessary
  9. Vase Full Of Rocks


    My sleep schedule is mess up and my medication is making it worse.

    My antidepressants have to be taken nearly exactly 24 hours apart from each other otherwise I start to see side effects. I was sleeping and hadn't taken them and I had another nightmare. This time my now deceased brother was strangling me and kept me handcuffed to a railing and I screamed for my parents and they didn't come to help me until my voice was almost gone and then they took his side and I threatened to leave the house.

    When I woke up, which was just a few moments ago, I panicked and had to take my medication because I could start to feel my mind wandering toward darker places, and I started to feel disoriented.

    These meds help keep me sane, but they also almost kill me every time I almost miss a dose. I have no idea what to do.
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  10. supernovagirl

    Poetic and noble land mermaid

    Idk how every day feels harder than the last but it does

    and I’m also scared af that it’s about to get so much worse with covid skyrocketing
  11. Jake W

    oh my god, I'm back on my bullshit Prestigious

    I'm just so exhausted. Both mentally and physically. I couldn't sleep last night now my eyes feel so heavy and I just want to pass out but I can't because my thoughts won't let me. The I go to stand up to do something to take my mind off it and my shoulders, arms, legs etc just ache and I give up.
  12. Shakriel

    Don’t fuck with me, I will cry. Prestigious

    Feeling some of the side effects now from starting Prozac (or at least I assume it’s from it). Mostly causing a little more anxiety than I would normally feel which exacerbated my physical issue a little.

    put together a list of potential therapists and plan to start doing outreach later this week.
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  13. something I’ve done recently that has had a positive effect on my mental health: I unfollowed a bunch of irrelevant people from my past that turns out I don’t actually care about what they’re doing with their lives, and replaced them with artists and activists. my insta feed is a much better place now
  14. I’ve been trying to say this for so long. The survivors who have come forward about Chris D’Elia are incredible. However, the news still hits so close to home. I wish it was actually safe and healthy to voice our truth.

  15. supernovagirl

    Poetic and noble land mermaid

    I feel like I’ll never feel happiness again
    Every day is just waiting for the day to be over
    I don’t know how people just get over things and move on
  16. Renee

    dry clean only Prestigious

    You will. It just sucks there's no clear timeline.
    *gestures at world* isnt helping either
  17. Shakriel

    Don’t fuck with me, I will cry. Prestigious

    So, I started a search for a therapist, first time ever. reached out to one Thursday, said she'd have time for an intro call on Thursday and then I spent all day anxious and waiting to hear from her. then she emails and apologizes and says 9:30am today and i spend the morning anxious and waiting and here we are 40 mins later and still nothing.

    well, crossing them off the list. brilliant start, but whatever. Have a list of 5 other possible therapists so I'm just moving on to the next name.
  18. figureitout


    One of those nights where absolutely nothing is working to distract me from the loneliness and emptiness. I just want to sleep and want this day to be over.
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  19. krugger


    The only problem was that even 20 mg in the morning was enough to give me insomnia the following night.
  20. Shakriel

    Don’t fuck with me, I will cry. Prestigious

    Just very low today.
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  21. waking season

    Trusted Prestigious


    I feel you, I’ve been in a big funk the last few days.
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  22. Shakriel

    Don’t fuck with me, I will cry. Prestigious

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  23. Kiana

    Goddamn, man child Prestigious

    I just spend my days online shopping for useless material items I don't need using money I should be saving up in order to fill this weird emotional void of depression and lack of control during Covid

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  24. Shakriel

    Don’t fuck with me, I will cry. Prestigious

    I understand this too well
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  25. PureBlueSF

    Let's hold our breath until we disappear Supporter

    I'm staying off of social media as much as possible today because seeing everyone post about father's day is just making me really upset
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