Here is someone living with chronic pain which has caused her to suffer from depression in the past. Hear her encouraging story. It made me appreciate my own problems…..
Originally posted on The never ending headache:
Shortly after the onset of my headache depression hit me hard, and I continued to suffer from severe depression for years. I couldn’t cope with the pain and the way it made me feel all the time; miserable, angry, bitter, lost, pretty much every negative feeling out there I was feeling it at full force. For a long time I coped with my pain through self-harm, it was my coping mechanism, however not a good one. After a while I just didn’t want to live anymore, I saw no future for myself but pain and misery, I didn’t think there was any other way, so I tried to kill myself and got close to succeeding.
It’s only been in the past year that have discovered that there is another way, happiness can be found despite pain, my life can have meaning, I can achieve things and more importantly I can…
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