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Getting depressed- Don't even know why

I don’t know what it is. Something just flipped in my brain. I was enjoying my days recently. Whatever changed, I’m sleeping a lot better. But the past 7 days, I’ve not been enjoying the same activities I was enjoying before. Normally I know why I’m feeling depressed. Now I’m just standing by watching myself go into a depression, can’t identify a reason.

My hallucinations are flaring up too. I wish I understood what is going on in my brain, I used to have a better understanding. It’s like my mind is dying, having a hard time knowing what to say. Not thinking as much. I hope something gets me out of this funk! My only hopes are work, and starting school this month. There’s no reason for this. I’ve lost my spark, my daydreams. Just don’t understand why I’m feeling this way. Anyone else feel depressed and can’t figure out why?

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me. thanks for asking. poser, hang in there and try to work this out for yourself. I will too.

judy

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Hey Poser, you know that sense of relief after a big problem gets solved? I think before it gets solved we can in a way ignore our troubles and even consciously forget that it’s there somewhere. Then we can’t think of what’s causing us grief even though signs of stress and depression start to kick in. Maybe there is something within you being overlooked?

This may not apply to your situation but if so I really hope it helps. :slight_smile:

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Do you talk to a therapist? Has there been any kind of change in your medications? Maybe you should try to talk to a therapist about your med’s. Hang in there. Don’t let yourself get dragged down.

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(((Hugs))) Hope you get out of the funk very soon!

I got out of mine recently, by working on my concentration by reading books, it gave me some dialogue to work with, ideas to share with my housemate. Still feel down at times, but not so very often as if I’m working on something.

Take care!

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I was pretty down today - pretty low pretty much all day long. I do know the reason, I recently lowered my antidepressant type medication. It is now time for me to increase it back up (my doctors orders) if depression returns and it did with a vengeance today. Maybe you need a med adjustment, or maybe it will pass soon enough. Either way hang in there, depression is no easy companion - I have been living with it for most of my life - Having a pretty good day so far, I may keep my Lamictal dose the same for a while to see how I do

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sorry you are feeling that way, i am the same way at the moment, but i know why.
take care

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i get that way sometimes too. i think it’s bcoz my life is so small and boring. don’t get me wrong, i love my kids to bits but there’s only so much fifa 14 and skyrim i can talk about lol. i need to do something for me, to fill my days. if i didn’t have my dogs i’d go nuts. hope u perk up soon poser xxx

I live on the border line between depressed and ok, don’t know any reason, except that my life is humdrum and uneventful, and because of my sz. Some days the depression sets in and other days I can shrug it off.

hi there I understand your confusion depression doesn’t always have a reason in my opinion it comes from nowhere Winston Churchill used to call it the black dog it WILL go away again. talk to your doctor don’t suffer in silencex

Yup, depression doesn’t need a rhyme or reason; it doesn’t write poetry, lol. Being bipolar as well, mine usually comes after (hypo)mania but can come whenever it wants without warning.

If you decide to go the non-med route and wait it out, its important to keep reminding yourself that it will pass sooner or later.

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