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A Woman Explains Her Struggle With Mental Illness Using The Pills She Was Prescribed

"The threat of unpredictability is the scariest part when something depressing happens to someone with depression."

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Understanding your own mental illness doesn't happen overnight – It's a process. So, using the medication she was prescribed, one woman opened up about her long, and sometimes impossibly difficult, experience coping with her own mental illness.

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"I sure as hell didn't like the way I felt and I didn't care who knew it. Well, maybe I cared a little."

"I was afraid of telling my friends that sometimes I felt like I was dying... physically, and emotionally."

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"I had good days, and bad days, and less really bad days. And then life happened – smacked me in the face and right off my tracks because a guy I loved broke up with me."

"The threat of unpredictability is the scariest part when something depressing happens to someone with depression."