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sometimes accepting is the hardest struggle

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chefbengenie

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i spend time on this forum, answering those of us who seek support and re-assurance that they are not alone. I want to make others feel better and hopefully give them some relief of their pain. But i guess i need a little relief too. I'm tired. I read this article/blog about 13 ways depression can affect you. Jeez, did i get depressed. I guess if you go looking for answers you may not like what you find. After a while, a certain numbness develops and everyday seems like a new day of coping with things. Funny enough, i look forward to not working to relieve the amount of stress i get, but when i am off i find myself realizing that i wish i was at work because at least that would allow my mania to escape my mind and i wouldn't have time to be depressed. My wife criticizes me for watching TV when i get home a lot, and the programs i watch, but i don't think she truly believes that i need it to de-focus what is going on my head. At least i can watch other things and not think. I have had a hard year. Kind of wish Jerry Garcia was alive and i could just go to a show and dance. Nothing quite like a Grateful Dead Show. Hope everyone has a good day and a better tomorrow.
 
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goodgollymiss

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Apr 6, 2017
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It's hard to ignore depression because it feels true and real but five minutes later you can see that the depression is a mirage and all is not lost. Thanks for supporting people. I have trouble accepting my diagnosis and side effects. I feel older than I am
 
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