30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 11 & 12

Veronike describes major depression and chronic anxiety as well as anyone ever has, and better than most.

Thoughts Of A Sunrise

Briefly explain to a healthy person what it is like to live with this illness.

Living with major depressive disorder and chronic anxiety is a form of hell I could never fully put down into words and I wish with all my heart that words would suffice to make people understand. Because you don’t look physically ill all the time nor do you appear to be dying, but what’s going on on the inside shouldn’t be overlooked because it may be exactly that. Having depression, as I’ve said before, is a hell I don’t wish on anyone. What it comes down to is feeling a pain so unimaginably intense that it feels about the equivalent of losing someone you dearly loved to death yet, you have no idea why you feel the way you do. It’s a sadness so dark that it makes you beg God to take you while…

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