It’s Raining, It’s Pouring , My Depression is Soaring

What is up with the weather and it’s direct impact on my mood? No really? I mean I know I am prone to depression and that I live everyday with an anxiety disorder but seriously. It’s been gorgeous for over a week straight now and today is the first, much needed, day of rain and yet…last night in it’s wake I had a brutal migraine and today I am feeling overly anxious and depressed. I worry about money; who doesn’t?  I worry about my husband and daughter; I assume that normal right? I stress about work…and knowing what I want to do with my life (Ironic since I am a Career Counsellor by profession).  Today is just a blah day. I have been back and forth on the med’s debate..do I need em or don’t I? I stopped taking them (them being Wellbutrin) about 8 months ago because I felt I didn’t truly need them and could manage this with rational self talk and meditation…but somedays I wonder.  It’s day like this when I have to remind my broken brain how very blessed I am. I have good health, a wonderful family, our own home, a good career and lots of people who love me for me….So knock it off brain…knock it off.

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About mommamaynard

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein. When it feels like your world has been shattered, and you have reached rock bottom, you must make a choice: Stay where you are and fade away, or keep moving forward. Thankfully I chose to move forward and was blessed with the two most wonderful children after the death of my first in early labor. Things are looking up.

Posted on July 5, 2012, in Blogging, Infant Loss, Mental Health, Moncton, Stillbirth, Uncategorized, Well Being and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Well… Vitamin D is needed for Serotonin production, and a lack of Serotonin will aggravate depression. But it isn’t really a short-lived molecule so a single day of rain shouldn’t really influence Serotonin levels significantly.
    Perhaps the winding-down and the opportunity to sit and think has caused your thoughts to go into overdrive, giving rise to your worries.
    It’s okay to feel like this – no matter how blessed you are.
    Best wishes to you.

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