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falling apart and just need a hand to hold I think

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FrancineSmith Wed 18-May-16 12:55:48

I've suffered with depression for as long as I can remember. I've had about 6 months with no ADs as I was feeling 'together' for the first time in years. I've just broken down at work over a very minor thing and it's made me realise that I'm not doing as well as I'd thought I was.
I'm trying to be proactive so I don't sink too far and end up losing my job, so I've got a Drs appointment in a few minutes. Feeling like a massive failure to be back here again (even though I know that's irrational as I have no control) and I can't stop crying.

NanaNina Wed 18-May-16 13:42:34

Oh sod mental illness - why does it make us feel ashamed and a failure. We don't feel like this when we're physically ill. It's just something else to make us feel shite - oh and the stigma of course.

Looks like you need to go back on the meds. Wishing you well.

FrancineSmith Wed 18-May-16 13:45:23

Thank you Nana. Doc has prescribed me citalopram again, which worked ok before. I'm still sitting in the car park trying to psych myself up to go back to work. I know if I don't go back today it will be harder tomorrow, but I'm dreading seeing people who saw me all upset and flustered on the way out.

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