Posted by: BEW | 2009/09/09

Back tracking

I have had quite a good run, where i was confident and able to function at a pretty good pace. This after battling with what i would call depression and anxeity. From the beginning of July however it has slowly become harder and harder for me to maintain a positive outlook. There have been a few dissapointments as well, but dont think they account for my feeling.

I am battling with sleep. Where it takes me a while to fall asleep and then i wake up several times during the night. Not very pleasent dreams either. I have started drinking fairly heavily again after a good period of self control. I also started intentionally hurting myself again after a pretty good period of no urge. I know drinking myself into oblivion and then driving is stupid i know cutting myself is destructive. I am just really really tired and angry and fed up.

I am not thinking consciously about killing myself, but think i might be on a sub conscious level.Maybe fatalistic is a better word.

I am angry with myself with everyone around me, i am withdrawing from everyone at work as well as family, i dont want to talk,cause its frustrating and tiring.

My head feels exhausted. I am forgetting things from whether i took my keys out of the ignition to forgetting to put on deodarant. I am supposed to open a window instead i close the curtains.

I fear i might lose the plot completely.

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberShrink

Sounds like the onset of depression and/or anxiety, and of course the alcohol won't make that any better and is likely to make the symptoms and worries worse. Why not go, promptly, to see a good local shrink for assessment and a sdiscussion of treatment plans, rather than allow this state to get worse, when it could be getting better. That way, you'll find the plot again !

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.