Depression can be like a tremendous weight, keeping you down so you don't want to function. Sometimes, it's a constant battle with oneself to get up, get ready and get dressed every day. Life has a way of piling stuff on us, and it is our job to un-freeze our bodies and keep going during even the most difficult of times. Don't give up on yourself for having depression, it is possible to increase your energy and drive. It just takes finding out what solutions work best for you specifically.
It is best to limit your exposure to people who consistently bring you down or stress you out. Take situations and problems at face value. Don't read into them, just accept the reality of each issue as you experience it.I am a great believer in staying in the moment, Meg, which I learned in therapy. Making ourself miserable is how we tend to spend a lot of time in the past or the future. We spend much time thinking about what was and what could have been. And we spend much time projecting into the future and wondering about what may happen.
This way of thinking is indeed a great way to make much of your life a lot more miserable and limited than necessary. The key to solving this problem is of course to live as much as you can in the only moment that you ever really live in and control. This moment right now.
Focus on what’s right in front of you,
You can make it my sweet Megs, just know we are all here holding you up. Your one of us and that is pretty awesome.
Lots of hugs and pizzas
Kitt, Moderator: Anxiety/Panic & Depression& GERD Forums*~*
Your kind, supportive and strong words are just what I need. I'm just not coping well now and I do not want to pull you, my sweet friends, into it. Forgive me, know I love and value you all.
We do not need to know what has triggered that black dog that is chasing you. Do you want me to call the pest control to pick up that dog?
I want you to know it is ok to give yourself permision to take care of you and never feel guilty for not being able to be online, guilt is a wasted emotion.
You are a very special and caring person and I support you 100%.
Sweet Hugs and prayers to you.
Yes can you please come and pick up this dang black dog. It's shedding all over the carpet and scaring my cats!! I'm feeling a bit better today and I'm off the pain meds that were making me feel so dopey. I'd rather have the pain. Thank you all again for your kind words. I don't know what I would do without your support
Good Morning Megs,
Glad to hear you are doing better and I have been worrying about you. I have so many to worry about but I have plenty of room for all.
You just concentrate on getting back on your good track and I think I just saw that big blck dog run past my house.............so I think you are safe now.
Hugs to you sweetie,
I miss your emails, but I know you are trying and you will be back when you can.
We love your sweet and witty posts. You are always encouraging to all.So now you take back some help for yourself.
Please take care of you and if I could fly to see you...........oh wait, we are faeries, we can fly and meet each other somewhere way up there and dance among the stars.
Hey My Megs,
I am up in the middle of the night, could not sleep well in the hospital bed matress they set up for me by my sisters bed.
I am praying for you my sweet Megs.
Take care of you.
Thanks to one and all of my wonderful HW family for your concern..
I will gladly and graciously accept all offers of hugs, cookies, pizza, pest control and back up faery dust. You are all so sweet.
Kitt....may I send you a mattress as light as a cloud to float you off to sleep so you can dance in the stars with me. (((((hugs)))))
Lyn, yes I have the kahoonas, I'm fighting like a trooper (or do they swear?!) I forget, but your words always make me feel special, thank you.
Meg, megs, lil s.i.s.
It is swear like a sailor I think. But if that would help by all means do it sweetie.
Yes let us dance among the clouds and may I have a cookie?
You simply quite wonderful and I am so glad to see you back and hoping you know you are loved.
Ahh, swear like a sailor, so what does the trooper do?! I must stop mixing my metaphors
Yes, I will share the lovely cookies supplied by percycat. What a wizz she is!! We will dance in the stars and forget our worries for a while.
Thank you so much for your beautiful, caring words.
I managed to eat some soup yesterday (pats herself on the back) so the anxiety must be slowly going down..