Jump to content






Photo

Lost and Struggling. Could T for general depression and other such nonsense

Posted by heaeliper , 04 March 2014 · 79 views

I have been making a list of the things in my life that are going well and a list of the not so well. I am under an extreme amount of stress and my ptsd is really taking its toll here of late. I don't know who this will help but I am going through with it to take a personal inventory. 
 
Contributing factors to anxiety.
Took emergency custody of a really angry and damaged 13 year old so new parental unit role for me . This was not a voluntary or expected addition to my life. My long term boyfriend's ex got arrested and well you date the guy you date the kid.
 
I have unexplained rapid weight loss and the docs are sending me for test after test but still don't know what is wrong. As a cancer survivor this is startling.
 
I sleep 3 to 5 hours a night if I am lucky.
 
I have no job but huge debt
 
My role is sort of maid. parent. counselor, nanny.
 
I feel my life has little value.
I find it hard to believe in faith hope but still believe in love.
 
 
Now the good
 
I am alive
I am educated
I am loved
I have a soul
I can beat anything once.
Out there somewhere someone gives a crap about me.
 
Yeah like I thought the good still outweigh the bad. I can still do this.
 



Photo
MaybeJoleisa
Mar 05 2014 09:51 PM

Thinking of you. I can relate in that I am also under a tremendous amount of non-trauma-related stress that is making me more high strung and stressed out in trauma-related ways. Hang in there, and thank you for posting this.

Important information

While it is true that I am a licensed psychologist, I am here as a survivor, I do not work for pandys and anything I say should be taken as advice from a survivor and not that of a professional psychologist. Please refer to the crisis information within the site and know that everyone heals differently.

I do not wish to offend anyone reading my blog, however sometimes I cannot express my view by filtering my entries. Please read everything in my blog with care. Please know that I support all of you and I wish you well on your path to well and whole.

August 2015

S M T W T F S
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30 31     

Recent Comments

Search My Blog

Pandora's Aquarium, Inc. is not intended to be a substitute for professional assistance. All members and visitors are encouraged to establish a relationship with a trained counselor, therapist, or psychiatrist. Pandora's Aquarium, Inc. offers rape and sexual abuse survivor-to-survivor support only. Despite any qualifications staff or members possess, they are not engaged in a professional relationship with any other member. Survivors in crisis are urged to seek local help by contacting 911 or their local rape crisis center. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Service located here.