Everyday I feel the same. I don't know how to feel better,and I just want it to end. People always say "it will get better", but it only gets better for a few days, and than you go straight back to the darkness. So, it's true it gets better, but I feel that your just living for those few days of being ok. These few days or hours of feeling ok, will just get you through the next week of hell. So, bacically they hold you over until the next cycle of sadness comes along.… read more
The point is that you not a quitter, none of us are. We fight for it everyday of our lives. Yes it gets very tiring n exhausting but always remember u r incredibly special n u r brave n strong - look wat u face every day n u continue to overcome it. Uve gotta take the good with the bad. Just try remember in those low times that it's the brain's chemistry that going haywire n recognise it for what it is. Try take it easy. Sending u big hugs
my medical assitance insurance rejected receiving Abilify to raise my depression. Then i was prescripted Wellbrutin. My thoughts and concentration has improved. I am more content now.
Medication can take up to 6-8 weeks to work sometimes, it's different for everyone. It also may have not been the correct medication for you. I know this is hard to hear but many people end up cycling thru a half dozen or more antidepressents before they find one that helps. There are also meds that can be used along with antidepressents like Abilify or Lamictal, they have helped me a lot with what they call "Treatment resistant depression. Depending on your insurance situation it might be worth your while to pursue with a dr different antidepressents although that can take awhile. Keep trying things! Maybe even talk to someone! Many towns have community mental health clinics. I've been treated at one for some time now.
I’ve been dealing now for with depression for a while. Can I ask if you are on medication? Are you in any kind of talk therapy? These are both important tools. Helping live with depression is finding that middle ground often thru medication and therapy. Some people find it quickly, some take a longer time. I’ve found talking to people on this site helps me in my fight.