Why is it that you can't get a different job? If you have put your applications in at places, just keep bugging them. That is what I did.
You can't hide anymore. You have to go to work to support yourself unless you file for disability for your mental health problems. Do you have any other health problems that would qualify you for disability? If not, work it is...
Do you have anxiety before work that you think some type of medication might help? Like xanax or valium? I take xanax for anxiety and it really does help. You might want to talk to your doc about
Just because counseling didn't help you before, doesn't mean it wont help you now. Maybe you have a different outlook on things, or just a different counselor might help. But I am going to list a couple of free counseling sites that might help you. And I highly recommend a book called "Feeling Good" By Dr. David Burns. I think it would help you.
I am a hard one for preaching about
staying in bed because I did it for two years with fibromyalgia and depression. I didn't get out of the bed only to eat and use the bathroom or go to the doctor. I wasted two years of my life in bed. But I have learned from it and I do get out now, though it isn't easy. I can tell you to just do it, but I know that it isn't that easy. But you are at the point where you have to do something.
Do you ever meditate? It really helps to soothe the mind and soul. Maybe some meditation in the morning before you get up and about
would help. Or even some motivating music. Something to help you to face the day. I know that it is hard, especially if you don't like your job. I know what you are going through. But you are stronger than you think you are. It took a lot of courage to come here and let things out. I truly give you credit for that. And I know that others will be on soon to offer their support. Keep posting, it does a person good to write things down and then read the feelings that you have written about
. So keep it up.
I answered on quick reply so I have to edit my post to print the sites for you so that you can just click on them...
There you go my friend. Thanks for visiting us. I am sure that you will have more replies with ideas for you.
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fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, depression,allergies