Do you know what it’s like to feel depressed?
If not, let me try to describe it for you (this is my account, though, and it may be different for another person who also goes through it).
You wake up tired. Your body hurts all over, especially your joints and muscles. It’s like the flu but it’s not the flu, and your temperature is normal. Sometimes your head also hurts; sometimes your chest also hurts. This is what I call a double whammy — when anxiety decides to join depression at the party, and they don’t care about what you need to accomplish, how you need to appear, what problems you need to solve, and who relies on you. This is especially true when people are used to you being the carer. [Read more…] about How to Begin Exercising When Depression is Weighing You Down