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Should i go back to the doctor?

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Bumblebee22

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Hi new here 🙋‍♀️..
I am 25, 3 children...
I have suffered with depression many years and recently got told I had anxiety too, and was referred for some counselling which I'm still awaiting.
I dont no if it is just my silly head but something just doesnt feel right atm.
I litterally from the moment my eyes are open to the moment my eyes shut, I have this constant feeling in my body like worry and fear?
A horrible feeling in my stomach like the feeling you get when you nearly fall down a step.. all the time!
But I dont always feel depressed some weeks I feel really good not a care in the world couldnt care less about anything love my life then the next few days / weeks it's down I feel like crap, sercetly crying no motivation no trust for my partner, just the thought of being a crap person and just genuinely fed up.
I have recently lost quite abit of weight which everyone keeps telling me and that's worrying me I've been meaning to make a doctor appointment just to make sure it's nothing serious as I haven't been trying to lose weight but thought of actually making the appointment scares the life out of me and then before I no it's the weekend an I still haven't done it.
I'm just really struggling to cope with feeling like this on and off its driving me mad, an was hoping someone might be the feeling the same or wether it's time to go back to the doctors
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You must have a lot on your plate with three children and only being 25. That’s one hell of a lot of responsibility to have. It could be just normal pressure of life but have you thought of keeping a mood diary. I’m sure thats one of the first things you’ll be asked to do and see if there’s a pattern. Also mark down what your doing that day as that can also have an effect . I think you need to do that for several weeks to see if there’s a pattern. As to weight loss thats a different matter again it could be running around after three children but it may be worth seeing your doctor and maybe getting some bloods done
 
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Daffy thank you for replying. Yes definitely is my eldest is also type 1 diabetic, but wouldn't change them for the world, they are the only people I'm always the same for.
I have downloaded a mood dairy app so will be doing that the next couple of weeks. X
 
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I would go back to the doctor, and also, it's brilliant that you will be keeping a mood diary, this will indicate to now if not the general pracitioner, certainly a pshychartry team will be able to figure out what the cause of the problems are.

I would wait until after a couple or a few weeks, after you have monitored and kept a record of your moods, also keepa diet diary combined as well, just to rule out if there isn't some underlying problem via diet and health, I'm not about to probe, what your dietary habits are like, must be healthier otherwise, you couldn't be running helping your children.

Keep a diary, and make an appointment booking.


Nice to meet you.

Best wishes.
 
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Dorf

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Hi new here 🙋‍♀️..
I am 25, 3 children...
I have suffered with depression many years and recently got told I had anxiety too, and was referred for some counselling which I'm still awaiting.
I dont no if it is just my silly head but something just doesnt feel right atm.
I litterally from the moment my eyes are open to the moment my eyes shut, I have this constant feeling in my body like worry and fear?
A horrible feeling in my stomach like the feeling you get when you nearly fall down a step.. all the time!
But I dont always feel depressed some weeks I feel really good not a care in the world couldnt care less about anything love my life then the next few days / weeks it's down I feel like crap, sercetly crying no motivation no trust for my partner, just the thought of being a crap person and just genuinely fed up.
I have recently lost quite abit of weight which everyone keeps telling me and that's worrying me I've been meaning to make a doctor appointment just to make sure it's nothing serious as I haven't been trying to lose weight but thought of actually making the appointment scares the life out of me and then before I no it's the weekend an I still haven't done it.
I'm just really struggling to cope with feeling like this on and off its driving me mad, an was hoping someone might be the feeling the same or wether it's time to go back to the doctors
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you could be my identical twin! My stomach never stops churning and flips over all the time! I hate the constant nausea, it's so debilitating. The only positive thing was losing weight! I've had to stop driving as I can become confused and have memory loss which is frightening when you don't feel in control. I'm finally seeing a mental health specialist at the weekend who can prescribe meds that my gp can't, I hope there is something out there that really works for me as this is my last chance, there's nothing left to try!
 
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you could be my identical twin! My stomach never stops churning and flips over all the time! I hate the constant nausea, it's so debilitating. The only positive thing was losing weight! I've had to stop driving as I can become confused and have memory loss which is frightening when you don't feel in control. I'm finally seeing a mental health specialist at the weekend who can prescribe meds that my gp can't, I hope there is something out there that really works for me as this is my last chance, there's nothing left to try!
I'm so glad I'm not the only one! (Sorry you feel this way too though).
I finally plucked up the courage to go to the doctors and he refused me more medication and said I should try private counselling!
I dont drive but I really have to prepare myself to get in a car! I must recheck my childrens car seats about 3 times before leaving!
I'm still losing weight I was 12stone in aug I'm now 9stone! Doctor is doing a blood test to check everything is okay and also doing celiac test as well!.
I really hope your appointment with the specialist goes well!.please do let me know x
 
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I'm so glad I'm not the only one! (Sorry you feel this way too though).
I finally plucked up the courage to go to the doctors and he refused me more medication and said I should try private counselling!
I dont drive but I really have to prepare myself to get in a car! I must recheck my childrens car seats about 3 times before leaving!
I'm still losing weight I was 12stone in aug I'm now 9stone! Doctor is doing a blood test to check everything is okay and also doing celiac test as well!.
I really hope your appointment with the specialist goes well!.please do let me know x
You shouldn't have to pay for counselling! My gp arranged it for me although I didn't find it helpful many people do. I'm not even hopeful that other meds will help as they all appear to work in the same way and after reading reviews, it seems they all have horrible side effects so if I have to, I'll decline meds and just live with it as best I can as I don't want to become addicted to meds as they can cause even bigger problems! x
 
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