Depression Management

Category: Depression Management

How do you know if your depression is adequately managed?

I’ve been paying a great deal more attention to my depression lately because I can feel it creeping in as the holiday approaches. Admittedly, I’ve not been working out as I should be, and part of that is probably depression-related as well. At the same time, I could be forcing myself to go, but I’m …

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It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

I wanted to take a minute and talk about my personal war with depression. I’ve been very open and honest about this but I’ve not updated you guys on how I’m doing in a little while. I feel like it’s been forever, actually. First of all, I want to say that yes, I still struggle …

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Why I’m increasing my antidepressant today

I gave myself one week to grieve the loss of my marriage and that week was officially over. While I’m not hitting the ground running, at least as quickly as I was hoping, I am moving forward. In a little while, I have an appointment with my PCP over the phone, due to COVID. I’ve …

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I want to talk to you about my #depression

It has occurred to me that I haven’t talked about my depression much lately. I talk about to people who reach out offline quite a bit and I sometimes forget to do that here as well. One of the reasons this occurred to me is because I noticed today that I’m struggling a little more …

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Focusing on the positive helps me remember that #depression is lying to me

I’m very much in a darker place right now but I’m also refusing to give into depression. Fighting depression is an imperfect, uphill battle that’s part of an invisible overarching war that I’ve been engaged in for most of my life. Part of my battle tactic is to force myself to focus on the positive …

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I can’t shake the #depression today

I can’t really explain why but I’m struggling today. I’m feeling defeated and demoralized. Nothing happened outside of really bad dreams last night. Honestly, I think it’s probably just a new battle with depression. By new I just mean a resurgence. There’s a great deal of stress in my life right now and I’m getting …

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I’m losing interest in all the things I once enjoyed

It’s been a pretty rough couple of days. Scratch that. It’s been a pretty rough year. I’m feeling a great deal of pressure right now and it doesn’t look to be getting better, anytime soon. I’m fact, it’s likely to only get worse. School is getting closer and closer and I’m getting more and more …

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My personal struggle with #depression

I mentioned yesterday that depression is becoming more of a struggle for me lately. Monday was pretty rough for me but yesterday was a little better. It’s so hard to describe what this is like, especially if you’ve never experienced depression before. I can say that it impacts pretty much every aspect of my life …

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