I'm trying

Currently on antidepressants to deal with the anxiety. No difference so far (day 4), and having some side effects. Hopefully will see some light soon as I'm willing to stick to them and give them a chance. Although I've thought about leaving my part-time job to focus on my mental health. Not sure if I should do this or not, feeling really conflicted right now. But I'm trying.

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I Wish

I wish for the future that I will not feel stuck in this mindset that I have for 6 whole years now. To not panic or feel nauseous whenever I develop feelings for someone. To actually be able to enjoy life with someone else and to eat around the...

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anxiety,
stress
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Surviving to thriving and back to surviving...

I thought I was thriving. And this is good, right?  No, apparently "it's concerning" and indicates that I am 'vulnerable' in some way.I'm sorry that I don't fit into your expectations...

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trauma,
reflection
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I am Recovering!

I've only just begun thinking around the idea that I'm actually in recovery.  Being around others with mental health issues and talking has brought this to the forefront of my mind. &...

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compassion,
Recovery
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STRENGTHS

 I've never identified with having strengths.  I'm so busy surviving that there isn't much time to stop and take stock of how I've managed in any given situation.  I usually feel a great sense of ...

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Strengths,
Recovery
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