Anxiety Or Depression Essay
Have you ever suffered with both ?
I have … I do everyday … and I can tell you its not nice. I was diagnosed with anxiety a long time ago when i started getting panic attacks and hurting my self. Nothing major or serious, Just so I noticed and no one else did (I will take about that another time). I was diagnosed with depression last year (just before i reached 32) around February and i started on medication straight away. Although i was only diagnosed last year i have been suffering with this for many many years. I went to my doctor when i was 17 just after i had my son ans was told the way I was feeling was normal.
Now I new what and how I was feeling was not normal not by a long shot. I …show more content…
As long as the people in my life at the time we happy that’s all that mattered. I think that’s where my anxiety kicked in. i was constantly in fear that something would happen to some one i loved. I became more and more scared of losing my son. When my son was 10months old I got a job. Every shift… 2-3 times in 7 hours, I would ring my mum to see if my son was OK. I would also text her just to check make sure.
As time went on I worked a lot more, But my anxiety only got worse. I changed jobs into care and support and still i would contact my mum some times spending half every 2-3 on phone just chatting so I new everyone OK. As yrs went by i learnt to deal with my anxiety in my own way but mu moods where something else. one day I would be fine next day I would be really low snapping at people. That part was not easy but i had to think of my …show more content…
Also to how many people suffer in silence. My partner does not and will probably never will understand what its like for some one who suffers depression. Why? because I don’t think depression is something you can understand unless you are living with it. All he thinks and see’s is me being moody , OCD and having panic attacks. He tells me to not to be silly and its just in my head. He is right it is in my head but i am far from being silly. depression is a mental health disease, That people will never understand unless then study it or suffer from it. Please don’t suffer in silence i am happy to chat to anyone who is suffering. not matter what stage they at with