A Panic Disorder is a form of Anxiety in which the patient experiences overwhelming feelings of terror and impending doom even though there is no actual danger. The feelings may be overwhelming and result in panic attacks.
I have known for years that I struggle with depression, but it is still hard to believe. I never wanted this. Growing up I was negatively affected by people with depression. I told myself that I would never be like them so as not to also hurt those around me.
When baby number 3 came along I tried desperately to convince myself and others that I still had my crap together. But like quicksand, I was sinking deeper the more I tried to fight it.
Self-love is a very important part of daily life, but for many it gets skipped over. Sometimes it gets brushed off due to a lack of time, because there are other priorities like kids, work and chores.
A spoof of The Screwtape Letters that accurately sums up an eating disorder — and the complex conflict of living with it...
Every 62 minutes someone dies as a direct result from suffering an eating disorder. Despite being the deadliest mental illness out there, it has the least amount of awareness, prevention, and funding.
I want to say I'm sorry for such a downer of a post but I'm not. It's important to know what the depths of depression is really like. So, today I'm going to be vulnerable and share with you a glimpse behind the curtain into the darkness of depression.