A wave of depression engulfed me

For the last 3 days I’ve been noticing that my steps on my fitness tracker have gone down, I’m easily overwhelmed and my activity level when it comes to walking my puppy has slowed down.
I cried for no reason yesterday for a while but today it really hit me.
I’m also eating more carbs which is a sure sign of depression.

I don’t do as much around the house but gravitate towards the couch

I don’t want to contact my psychiatrist because this will surely mean higher doses of my meds but I have a puppy and elderly father who rely on me?

Seems like im stuck or swimming in slow motion

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Maybe it’s only temporary?

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Yeah hopefully
I’ll keep an eye out on how things go

But today it’s really bad

thanks @everhopeful

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Im hoping you feel better soon remember depression is temporary it comes and goes and your incredibly valued here people like you on this server probably more than me but whatever :joy:

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When I feel really depressed I try to sleep it off.

Maybe rest a bit. That’s what I would do.

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Also another thing that I find works is venting to people just a suggestion I know sometimes I get on peoples nerves tho it ain’t always a good idea but still

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Thanks @Jonathan2 @fish_the_archer

I’m going to take it easy today and care for myself.

Hopefully I’ll be able to sleep some

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Relax, such as warm bath or a nice book calms my mind a bit.
Also, physical activity, sleep…
And controlling my mindset helps a bit. :slight_smile:

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That’s a brilliant idea and I know it might sound like nothing but you are extremely liked on this forum you have a lot of friends here

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Thanks @HyperactiveNectar

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I’m going thru a wave too, usually I’d sleep the negativity away but I’d have something positive to do when awake. But right now I have nothing positive to do in the wake so I don’t expect a sleep to change anything

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Sorry @AppleKidd
Thanks

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I’m feeling a bit better now
Managed to walk my dog

Like @everhopeful said, hopefully it’s temporary

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I found no meds that would help with depression…I learned that depression, like anxiety, is really a mind set…you have to break free yourself. find it through building your hope base…what gives you hope? @Wave

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I don’t know about your depression @jukebox but mine is strictly biochemical (bipolar)

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oh no…so sorry…are you schizoaffective? or just bipolar? I had a bipolar fiance’ in florida once…horrible…she was never stable.

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No I have schizoaffective bipolar type but with a strong emphasis on the bipolar aspect to my disorder @jukebox

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Sorry @Wave
I know you don’t take antidepressant …
Maybe walk more outside…

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Yeah I went for a walk with my dog today @zoa
Tomorrow I plan on walking him 3 times a day
Thanks buddy!

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I’m sure your dog will be happy you did that and maybe give him a treat I can assure you he would love that anyway I’m glad your feeling better

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