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Being Blue: A Day in the Life

There are quite a few Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) symptoms that affect Blue day-to-day. Depression (MDD) can come with many possible symptoms, including:

  • Feeling sad
  • Losing interest
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Tired a lot
  • Restlessness or moving slowly
  • Change in weight or appetite
  • Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Feeling sad
  • Losing interest
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Tired a lot
  • Restlessness or moving slowly
  • Change in weight or appetite
  • Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
  • Thoughts of suicide

Like Blue, you may not have realized that some of them are symptoms. Along with feeling sad or losing interest, keep scrolling down to find out about some of the symptoms of depression.

Time is only used for illustrative purposes. Patients may experience some of these symptoms any time of the day.
A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 7:00 AM A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 7:00 AM

The Endless Morning

Many people
with depression experience being tired a lot.

 
A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 8:00 AM A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 8:00 AM

Getting It In Gear

If people notice you being restless or moving slowly, that may be a symptom of depression.

A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 10:15 AM A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 10:15 AM

Meetings and Other Stuff

Many people
with depression have trouble concentrating or making decisions.

Depression at work Depression at work
Depression and self-worth Depression and self-worth
A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 5:00 PM A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 5:00 PM

The Daily Self-blaming Session

Feelings of worthlessness or guilt may be a symptom of depression.

A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 7:00 PM A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 7:00 PM

To Eat or Not To Eat

Another symptom of depression may be a noticeable change in weight or appetite.

Depression and appetite Depression and appetite
A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 2:00 AM A Day in the Life of Being Blue: 2:00 AM

Sleep? What's That?

Sleeping too little or too much
may be another symptom of depression.
Depression and sleep Depression and sleep

Sleep? What's That?

Sleeping too little or too much
may be another symptom of depression.

Do you have many of these symptoms? Talk to your doctor if you think you may have depression.

There are treatment plans available for depression including talk therapy and/or prescription treatment options. So, sharing your experiences with your healthcare professional is very important.