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Offline nomoretears

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I have some hobbies, but in the last few days, the thought of doing them brings me a melancholy, anxious feeling, and I really don't know why..

It's upsetting as they are really the only things able to calm me down most of the time.

I can't seem to identify what about doing those hobbies is making me feel upset and it's frustrating me.  :(

Any ideas?

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Re: Feeling suddenly sad about doing some of my favorite activities?
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2014, 10:46:47 AM »
What are the hobbies?  When that happens to me, it's usually classic depression.
I've been dealing with GAD and a big of depression where I can't fully enjoy and experience
things and people that have given me pleasure.

I've been taking klonopin for GAD and now I'm eager to work on revising my novel again.
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Re: Feeling suddenly sad about doing some of my favorite activities?
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2014, 08:41:28 PM »
That happens to me too. I just go ahead and do them anyways and I feel okay. For me, I've been anxious about being alive. It's like I'm super-aware that I'm living, and I can't take it. When I'm not super aware, I'm freaking out BECAUSE I was super aware, and that makes me anxious. It all goes away when I'm distracted though..
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Re: Feeling suddenly sad about doing some of my favorite activities?
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2014, 05:17:29 PM »
Thanks for the responses.

I did go ahead and do them anyway, and I felt better and happier.. It's just really hard to relax sometimes and let in the part of you that can have fun when you're feeling this way..  ::)

I suppose it is just the depression, but it's still jarring and upsetting having these stupid attacks.  :fragend005:
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