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by lol76
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Safe Room
Topic: I’m so tired
Replies: 1
Views: 1552

Re: I’m so tired

We are bombarded with media, facebook, choice after choice and made to feel as though we all need to be 'living the dream,' but this is false it really is. I too struggle with feeling like a failure and that theres no point to me but this is when Im feeling depressed. Im working with a therapist and...
by lol76
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: Is there a point???
Replies: 1
Views: 1578

Re: Is there a point???

Hi Phantom84 Welcome aboard. Im sorry you are feeling so isolated and as if you dont fit in. As a British citizen it makes me embarrassed to hear you feel you are not welcome. I congratulate you for your achievements and think you are very brave to try and build a better life for youself. None of us...
by lol76
Sun Mar 07, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: *Trig Just joined
Replies: 2
Views: 2010

Re: Just joined

Hey Ted, welcome aboard. Sorry to hear you have had no luck with any support/help. Thank god your car wouldnt start. I certainly dont have the answers Im afraid but Ive defo felt like you are feeling now and its a horrible place to be. I dont want to patronise you and tell you everything will be oka...
by lol76
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: The Best Router Tables to employ from the Workshop
Replies: 1
Views: 2280

Re: Hi me John, I'm new here

Hi John I too suffer with depression and am currently on venlafaxine 375mg per day. Im quite scared if I ever need to change or come off them as Ive heard they can be hard to withdraw from. I think its shocking you have just been left but cant say it surprises me. There seems no valid reason to me w...
by lol76
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 1
Views: 2411

Re: Advice needed

Hi there Sadly, I dont have the answers for you but what I do know is theres only so much you can do. He needs to decide for himself he needs help, its up to him to take responsibility and go back to the GP. It sounds to me like he should be having a review and either increase his dose or change tre...
by lol76
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: New here!
Replies: 2
Views: 2819

Re: New here!

Welcome aboard rainbowsparkles. Sounds like youve been let down with your experience...glad to hear he is no longer working and causing more harm and distress. I too suffer with depression/anxiety so really understand....hope you get some better support here!...always happy to lend a non judgemental...
by lol76
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: End of lockdown
Replies: 7
Views: 7437

Re: End of lockdown

Thanks for your reply, its been a bumpy ride hasnt it? Nice to know Im not alone in how I feel x
by lol76
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: End of lockdown
Replies: 7
Views: 7437

End of lockdown

Is anybody else feeling anxious now that the pathway for leaving lockdown has been announced? Im confused because in the beginning being locked in was my worst nightmare and I had some awful dips. But now its coming to an end I feel really anxious. Ive kinda got comfy in a safe bubble and know where...
by lol76
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: I cant stop anxiety and panic attacks
Replies: 1
Views: 2550

Re: I cant stop anxiety and panic attacks

Wow...very similar to my story...I also lost my job in 2019 after being off sick with anxiety/depression. Ive been to hell and back. Ive also been trying to set up an online craft shop which has defo helped keep me busy but its not providing a wage. I too am going to have to somehow move back into a...
by lol76
Sun Feb 21, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Newbies Room
Topic: Looked to post here for over 2 years finally plucked up the courage
Replies: 6
Views: 5672

Re: Looked to post here for over 2 years finally plucked up the courage

Hi there, Wow you certainly have a lot on your plate to cope with. Well done for admitting you are struggling and approaching your doctor. It is hard because it takes guts to go to the doctor and open up when you only have a 10 minute slot. I imagine its even harder at the moment as most appointment...

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