Dealing With Depression as a 40 Year Old Woman

Living life as a 40-year-old African American woman is very hard. I was living a full healthy great life until the year 2012 when I had two weight loss surgeries along with a heart attack. My life changed after the two surgeries and had an unexpected heart attack because the body couldn’t handle the rapid...

I Overthink Every Situation

I guess you could say I have an addiction, but not to drugs, a person, or caffeine. I’m addicted to waking up and over analyzing my every move, though, and motive. Some people drink coffee to wake up and get moving, although I’m usually rather sluggish, my mind is going faster than my friend’s car...

My Family is The Reason I Got Depressed, But Music Helped Me

For many years my family lived in a very contentious home. Parents always fighting, kids yelling at each other, and even large amount of screaming to kids from parents. Although our house was very stressful we loved each other very much and we were still somehow happy. The day things got bad is when my parents...

I Have Anxiety Because Of My Stepdad

When I was just 8 years old I walked in on the conversation of my parents deciding they were getting divorced. It was three days before my birthday and I heard my mom crying in her room with the door closed. So naturally, as a child, I had to sit there and listen to...

Friends And Family Make Me Feel Happy

I was diagnosed when I was 12. I would stay in my room for weeks at a time. I self-harmed and struggled my way through life. I choose to take myself off the medication because it seemed even on it, I wanted to spend my life in bed. I changed my diet, changed my career...

My Life With Bipolar Disorder

How did Bipolar Disorder affect your everyday Life? Show your support by Commenting! I just don’t seem to know who or what I am most times. I wake up and I can be crying but I’m not sure what about. Sometimes I’m angry and I have no explanation as to why. I have different mood swings and...

From An Addict to a Caregiver

What made you fight your Addiction? Show your support by Commenting!   For the majority of my life, I lived with my mom. We had a nice house and a small car and a cat named Peter. It was pretty simple and nice. Until my mom slipped two disks in her lower back. She began to use and abuse...

Depression Is A Part Of My Life

From the time I was 12, I always was a little sadder than most kids. I struggled with anxiety as a child as well. I remember fearing for my grandmother to leave for work as a kid and the fear of her getting into a car accident. I was a homebody and didn’t go out anywhere...

I’ve Lost Too Many People Because of My Anxiety

What did you lose because of your Anxiety? Show your support by Commenting!   Anxiety has caused me a lot. Family, friends, money. I hide out in my room and avoid people. I’ve lost so much since this has been going on. I also turned to sleeping pills and alcohol to help me stop thinking. I think way...

I Saved My Own Life

I had my first anxiety attack when I was in high school, and they only seemed to get worse throughout college. Admittedly, I turned to drugs to cope. I was a mess. Kicked out of college, homeless, addicted to drugs. Two years after I first got kicked out of college, I found out I was pregnant....
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