Hi everyone. Blessings to anyone on here who sees this ❤️
Ive been on Lexapro for two weeks now. At first, it made me feel weird physically but now that days have gone by I noticed one thing.... I am not feeling depressed. Now granted, my episode fizzled out a day or two after initially taking it and I was told it may be a while before noticing anything. My friends, I was crying at my new dentists office as soon as I walked in and was terribly embarrassed and it's like everywhere I went I was crying uncontrollably the past month. Now, I feel 0 sad emotions for no reason (at least lately) and that has allowed me to start caring for myself like I never have before. It's slow but I went to the gym last night. That was huuuuuge for me. I still feel very anxious and that feeling hasn't really decreased yet but I do feel like I'm making improvements o I'm going with this positive energy I haven't felt for a while. I also said "life is good" yesterday.... even though it's clearly not great in the world right now, but I noticed how stable I felt even with everything going on...
I don't know who needed to read this but I just felt like sharing. I always like to extend this-- feel free to message me on here anytime if you ever need someone to talk to.
I feel like just fading away. There are suggestions online for getting through these suicidal feelings, ie: take a walk, play with your dog, bake brownies, meditate, watch a funny movie, go to the mall, to the park, to an athletic event. NO..it doesn't work like that! You can't just go and distract yourself from severe depression. You can't go do anything at all because it's so exhausting, and...