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Anyone else have problems getting things done around the house? I have time, I’m feeling ok today, weather is good, but when I try to start something, I have overwhelming anxiety, dizziness, tiredness, shortness of breath, etc. Then I feel like I have to lay down for awhile. It’s stuff I want to do (like garden) but also with stuff that needs to get done to have a successful work week (like laundry).

And then I think- am I trying to do too much? I have no concept of what’s normal activity. I went out this morning, ran errands, and got my hair cut. I played with the dog for awhile. Would normal people be tired after that?

I just know my house is a wreck and never gets any better. I managed to put some fly paper up, clean the litter box, and go through old papers yesterday. Also, I cleaned the dog poop from the yard and weed whacked yesterday.

I just don’t know… I’m seeing a sleep specialist soon. Like maybe I have something physically wrong? Or maybe anxiety and depression and obsessive thoughts make me tired? I just want to be normal. Not even normal- I want my house to be in a condition where I can invite people over! Just the basics. BTW- I live alone with a dog and 2 cats, so no family to clean up after. I’m a 39 year old woman. I do work full time. Anyway, can anyone shed light on what’s going on or have anything to help? Thanks

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I got a new psychiatrist and we are working on a diagnosis again. My last one was very anti diagnoses… Anyways, I’m being screened for of course BPD but also bipolar spectrum disorder. I’m nervous because I might have both.

I can’t help but feel so broken sometimes with this, depression, anxiety, and an ED…sometimes I wonder what is wrong with me. I want a real diagnosis and to be tested, it will help me understand myself, but it’s still heavy. My meds are also really helping and sometimes that scares me, that they help me so much.

I just want to not feel broken. I know a diagnosis does not define me. But it’s still a big part of who I am. I think I’ll feel better once I get more clarity on the situation. Right now there’s a lot of “what ifs” which is stressing me out. Next Friday I’ll know more so I have to hold on until then. #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #BipolarDisorder #EatingDisorders #GeneralizedAnxietyDisorder #ChronicDepression

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Do you find Prozac helps with depression and anxiety without changing who you are? I don’t want to lose my creativity and the quirks that make me ME.

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Hi. I just need to get this out. It's a really bad Monday and I'm sorry I even feel like a burden for posting this. I've been depressed sick for about 2 weeks and I can't find my way out. Today I found out my psychologist is moving to a different job so she has less time. I feel like I'm losing my best friend. For 2 years I shared my depression and my very dark times now I have to find another person who would try to understand me. I'm sorry.

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