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Depressed - in need of support

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

OK, I'm doing it again. I' feeling sorry for myself. I'm worrying about all of my medical issues that I've been dealing with and all of the dcoctor's appointments I've had to keep. It's maddening. I just don't know what to do anymore with my health issues. On top of that I'm having problems because I withdrew from school for this currrent semester. As things stand right now, I might not be able to go back to school because I'm having problems with financial aid. I was going to call them today, but I'm in too bad of a mood. I guess TOM doesn't make it any easier either. UGH!
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  • LINDA!
    1980 days ago
    Hang in there. You are not alone. I hope things are better. emoticon
    1980 days ago
    emoticon I wish I could say more but I'm too troubled in my own life, sorry.
    1991 days ago
    I'm sorry to hear that things are stressful right now, but we all go through these periods. Just remember - this, too, shall pass. This stress is temporary. Soon, everything will work out. Until then, try doing other things to take your mind off them - exercise, talk with friends, volunteer, etc. Hang in there. emoticon
    1997 days ago

    We are here for you emoticon
    1997 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/6/2012 1:33:10 PM
    My dd also has had alot of health issues since she was born. Mostly allergies. It gets to the point of going "What's next?!!!". I understand your frustration and I hope they find an answer soon. Sometimes there is an underlying problem that ties everything together and sometimes it's several things that cause 1 big headache. Hope they get to the bottom of things and get you back on the road to health. emoticon
    1998 days ago
  • BOBBYD31
    take life in baby steps, focus on the things you can control i your life not the things you can't. if you really want to finish school you will find a way to make it happen, i believe in you!
    1998 days ago
    When you aren't feeling well it kind of takes over everything else. Take it one day at a time and focus on doing something for yourself each day. Take care and keep us posted so we can offer up support any time it's needed. emoticon
    1998 days ago
  • MJ7DM33
    Hang in there! emoticon
    1998 days ago
  • LARISSA238
    *hugs* Going through school while sick is hard. I have bipolar and schizophrenia and I made it through 5 crazy years of college. I was in and out of the hospital, I would just take my books with me and study during free time. It can be done. It's hard... almost impossibly hard, but it can be done! I know about all the financial aid worries.... my mom didn't fill out the paperwork, so I had to get copies of her tax returns and do them myself. I ended up $50,000 in debt too. During the years after college that I could work, I paid off like $10,000 of it. Now that I'm on disability, it's deferred, but I make a tiny payment each month ($25) just to show I"m still trying to pay.

    I hope everything works out for you! *hugs*
    1998 days ago
  • JSMC10
    im sorry to hear about your rough patch, I know it really isn't easy at all to get over a depressed time. I am always here if you would like to talk or need some encouragement *hugs* I'm sending you positive vibes also :)
    1998 days ago
  • KRYS210
    Sorry to hear about the rough patch you are in now. What were you taking in school?
    1998 days ago
    I know how medical issues can take over your life. It can be very overwhelming. What I find helpful is to get a binder with some dividers and keep all of your medical paperwork in there. Once that's done, write down your list of questions or concerns for your doctor/s.

    Just take things one at a time. Big things are easier to deal with in smaller quantities.

    1998 days ago

    It stinks having to deal with one medical issue after another. Just take things one day at a time. You can't control the things around you. You can only control how you react to those things. Norman Vincent Peale really was right about the "power of positive thinking". Staying positive is one of the best things you can do to help get through these tough times emotionally and physically.

    Keep calling the financial aid offices to get any issue resolved. Keep calling. Keep nagging them. As they say,"the squeaky wheel gets the grease".

    1998 days ago
    Hang in there! Things will work themselves out in time-not always our time which is NOW. It is overwhelming to struggle with so many issues at once. It wears you out.
    I understand-recently having spent a great deal of time and effort on peeling back the layers of my own health issues. I was given some good advice which helped me.
    First, one thing at a time. Take care of the most important, and try and not worry, the next step will await you. Often what you are fretting over never really occurs. Deal with the moment.
    I also understand about the financial aid. You might ask for a deferment for reasons of health. Sometimes it can surprise you how it works out.
    I feel the pain and frustration in your comments. I am sending you positive thoughts
    for healing and peace.
    TOM will leave eventually!
    Know that you are not alone. emoticon
    1998 days ago
    I can understand what you are feeling. I am having health issues myself and it's not fun at all. I was supposed to register for school this semester but can't find the money and I can't get financial aid. All I am saying is you are not alone! As much as things look like they are not getting better, you will have better days! You just have to take it one day at a time and surround yourself with people who support you and love you!
    1998 days ago
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