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How to get rid of 30s body in your 20s? by Fucking Drattinghall - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:53:29 EST ID:dSPy0yiU No.518927 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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There's not really an advice board so I'm posting this here.

I used to be in really good shape; played football in high school, worked out/gym membership, jogging 3 times a week, good diet and took care of myself, protein shakes/nutrition supplements.

Very busy (hectic) schedule, in my 20s, got through college. Metabolism slowed way down, most likely due to stress and busy study/work schedule. Body has changed drastically.


Need advice on getting rid of my 30's body before actually becoming 30 and metabolism all but halts completely.
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Graham Turveywater - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:19:45 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518931 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518927
go to the /ana board, we are all about FEELINGS here
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Fucking Fopperdere - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:44:14 EST ID:94uHFygY No.518944 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OATZ N SQUATZ
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Martin Heblingham - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:45:33 EST ID:sZL7C+sG No.518946 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518944
SQOATS
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Nicholas Brookfoot - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:46:29 EST ID:WV91K+Uu No.518947 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518931
Lifestyle doesn't preclude fitness and self care. However if OP wants a regimen and in detailed help then /ana/ will help more. I think this is a good place for people to tell him that this "old man body" bullshit is just that though.

Your metabolism doesn't grind to a halt is slows down very slowly, the "30s body" is the "I've stopped trying" body I know plenty of people who remain in excellent shape in their 30s and some who are sacks of shit by 25. OP you suddenly did a lot less exercise and ate more. It's not about "metabolism slowing down" it's about doing less to burn energy and/or eating more. As the other guy said this is not some inexplicable natural fact it's just lifestyle.

Eat less calories than you burn and weight will fall off. I'm not saying I know much about this just that I dropped 140 pounds a few years ago and now I'm in my 30s I'm fitter than I ever have been and continue to get more and more athletic over time.

The question is what do you actually want? To just be not fat? some definition? Ripped? Or actually big? Work out what you want and then go post on /ana/ they'll basically tell you to eat less, do more exercise and get more protein in though.
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Cornelius Gasslechidging - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 06:53:21 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518962 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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< You WANT an old man body


Is Health or Dental Insurance Worth It? by Fuck Bullerdut - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:44:38 EST ID:AwB3yqIM No.518911 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>Apologies ahead of time if this thread is not allowed on /qq/

Is health/dental insurance worth it?

I have an estimated bill of $1684 to have my wisdom teeth removed. I have well over $14,000 in saving from working full time as a security guard and living at home, and am considering just paying for this, as well as other things like a very late physical and eye glasses appointment, out of pocket. I barely had good money before this job since employment was always spotty. Before 16 months ago, I was averaging $200-2000 in my bank account with long stints of unemployment between wage slave shit, so I'm a bit behind the curb.

I am 26, and my mother, (I live with my dad three hours down south) lost the insurance she could spare me after she quit her toxic job and became a homemaker full time while her husband works, so it doesn't even matter on that front. Even then, it was Blue Cross Blue Shield, which didn't even work half the time, either only cutting my bill somewhat or claiming they can do an appointment for free, and then go "whoopsie daisy! Turns out we don't cover that, LOL!"

Also, yes, my job DOES offer insurance, but it's around $1800-2200 a year, and the deadline was February, so it's too late on that account.

So, is health and dental worth it? If so, what company is best?
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Graham Turveywater - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:18:31 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518930 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Is a flight to Mexico that expensive?
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Isabella Worthingville - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:14:55 EST ID:29QU69NV No.518932 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Honestly OP, if it isn't urgent, just wait until the US acknowledges health care as a basic human right. If you follow politics, then you'll know that it's coming down the pike.
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Phyllis Wottingman - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:21:03 EST ID:YAbHAXqQ No.518935 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518911
Get wisdom teeth out asap as they can crack other teeth. A cracked tooth is way more fucked that a simple cavity. 1700 is about right though without insurance. Mine was about 1800 for 2 of them. (Only had 2.) Would have been just 2000 for 4. Oral surgeon and all. If you have cavities they will run anywhere from 500-1000 a filling. I haven't had a filling in a number of years but I remember I had 2 adjacent as a young teen and it was 1100 for both if insurance didn't cover it. And of course, 10 years or maybe less after that, they have to get drilled out and replaced. And possibly have multiple 200 dollar adjustments.

Physicals without insurance is like, eh 500-600? Eye doctors are like 300 or so for a visit and exam and all with about 500-600 for a pair of glasses. All without insurance.

So insurance is pretty nice to have. Especially with such lax restrictions on what a medical condition is here in the US and pill/device/treatment happy doctors. Within the past 2 years half of everyone in my family over 35 was duped into sleep studies that all recommended 4k dollars worth of cpap machines and shite with every "test." Insurance of course can make that bill like 40 to 150 dollars or less sometimes.

2000 a year for insurance isn't too bad for a mid 20 year old. Depending on how much coverage you get. Definitely consider it next period. You're also going to be fined like 1600 for not having insurance anyways if you are US based so may as well spend the money anyways. Uncle Sam is just going to take your money and give you fuck all anyways. May as well let your job take your money and you get something for it at least. I know a number of people who are middle class with 2 people on an insurance plan paying 400 dollars a month up to 600 for medical, vision, dental, and some other few tidbits.

God forbid Trump or whoever takes away the tax subsidies for insurance. Then there could be more than a few million footing the bill to a 10k dollar a year medical bill or tax.
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George Tillingbury - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:35:19 EST ID:9aeUGuOI No.518941 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518929
Lots of employers offer Blue Cross which is pretty good. If your employer also offers Atena and you need medical attention I would go with that one because it's a bit fancier.

Blue cross will cover your dental if you choose them for health care and that's what your company offers. Delta is a good one if you have to choose a separate dental plan.

I buy life insurance as well just in case. If I die I want to take one last thing from these motherfuckers, even though I'm being fleeced if I live. Fuck it. It's like I'm taking a really fucked up bet and hoping I have bad luck with that one, in good conscious I can't say it's really necessary unless you have people that depend on you, if you're on your own don't get the life insurance.
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Cornelius Gasslechidging - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 06:58:44 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518963 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518911
I don't understand how you can put up with being charged 2000 dollars for something (removal of all four) that costs 400 euro in Ireland and 120 euro (150 dollars) in Spain and probably even less in other countries. With your cost of living you might as well live in a third world country, why doesn't everyone leave the US!? Except dentists of course... maybe if you're a dentist you should stay.

Fuck here I was worried about going into health care but if I manage to get my degree I can pay back my student loans in a single year of working in your fucked up country and fleasing your people blind.


My personality by Fugbudd - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:03:15 EST ID:KDjRe65n No.518937 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Basically Im always calm, I dont think much and dont do much on my own, I dont have a problem with it. But people around me are a problem, they seem to be stressed out to the point of annihilation. They face anxieties that seem to drive them completely insane. Their anger seems like a vulcaanic eruption to me even if they dont show. They project all of this onto me and I end up asking myself “why am I angry to the point of wanting to kill someone?“. Drug guys are one of the worst, they smoke weed and it feels like theyre exploding with anxiety and stress and I dont get why. Just chill. What can I do? Where can I find people like me and what is my personality type called?


Gonna fucking LOSE IT by Fuck Bonderlitch - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:35:14 EST ID:wRfq0vNh No.518898 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>Have boring job but at least I can listen to music and podcasts
>Get moved to another department
>Can't listen to shit
>Its even MORE boring then the previous shit I was doing

I would just fucking quit, but I am planning to move early next year so by the time I find a new job I would have to quit it too. How do I make it through these next couple months with my sanity intact?
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Nathaniel Funningkit - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:40:29 EST ID:kAEKpfyQ No.518900 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518898
Just keep telling yourself things will be better when you move. Keep that goal in sight.
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Fucking Fopperdere - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 05:23:32 EST ID:94uHFygY No.518922 Ignore Report Quick Reply
put a picture of your baby daughter on the wall and the words next to it, "do it for her"
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Isabella Worthingville - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:21:02 EST ID:29QU69NV No.518934 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518898
Get high before work


Fucked up by Hannah Goodfoot - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:51:43 EST ID:N8Xe2Tls No.518884 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>on probation
>work at this terrible factory job
>this place gets lots of orders but under pays and over works employees so most people don't stay for long than a few weeks
>I've been here about 2 months, it's terrible
>got another opportunity at this huge corporation, willing to pay me $18 an hour to teach skills you normally have to go to school for
>lied on my resume about dates I worked places
>got involved in this huge web of lies, got the job offer pending a 3rd party background check
>now I have a list of bogus references, some friends I worked with, parents friends I worked for growing up, I even said my roommate was an old supervisor, walked off most jobs for various reasons or weren't there as long as I said
>now people are trying to start shit with me at my current job
>I asked this guy to tell my supervisor something about a job on my way out yesterday
>he flips the fuck out, starts screaming that he's not my bitch
>today my lead man starts telling me if I don't start working faster he's sending this guy over to beat my ass
>I say I'll call cps so he loses his kids
>"we can turn the cameras off and get everyone here to say what we say"
>"I've seen him take out dudes twice your size at the bar"
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Augustus Trotstone - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:18:16 EST ID:kAEKpfyQ No.518888 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518884
Well the fake resume thing worked once already, why not try it again? Also, consider trying to find work at a small business where they don't do background checks and things are more laid back.
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Martha Brosslepare - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:27:23 EST ID:9aeUGuOI No.518890 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Get hit and sue them then don't work for the next 5 years while you collect that sweet civil suite money.
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Walter Sebberfon - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:27:31 EST ID:94uHFygY No.518891 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you poor victim. have my e-sympathy to nurse your bruised ego and prop up your cognitive dissonance
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Edwin Buzzforth - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:45:51 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518907 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518884
is there something you can do to appease them? Buy them a round of drinks? Something with alcohol, they sound like the type. Bring in beer for everyone one friday evening saying you wanna let bygones by bygones and you are really sorry for acting like a shit? (even if you never acted like a shit, they think you did and that's what matters)
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Oliver Middlemodge - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:43:10 EST ID:VkYjj6a7 No.518910 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i dunnoh, maybe report it to the police "my boss said he was going to have someone kick the shit out of me if I don't work faster"

then if you get the shit kicked out of you at work, the police will get involved and be like "hmmmm, maybe something is up."

I dunnoh how to deal wit the situation, sorry man, that's the best i got


std by Betsy Sashbatch - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:15:26 EST ID:nVrnSTtM No.518906 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I think I have an std . The problem is I live abroad and cannot get tested until i get my social security number . I had sex with one chick and the condom broke , she told me that she was clean but now I seem to have some wird shit going around my dick , like little scars and it smells really bad . Dont know what to do .....


Pointlessness by Simon Dacklegold - Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:27:14 EST ID:JI9kO00V No.518857 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So, I went to the gas station today to buy smokes. I'm quitting. I did it for the sole purpose of hearing someone telling me "Happy Birthday". They didn't ID me. What point is there to me anymore?
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Cornelius Dicklebire - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:27:30 EST ID:yUhAjzvV No.518883 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518857
So you went some place hoping somebody would say exactly what you wanted to hear, and when you didn't hear that you were let down? You sound an awful lot like a woman. You can't just expect people to appreciate you or the fact that you exist. You by yourself aren't worthy of celebration. What you do, on the other hand, can be. This is how it is for everybody.
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Martha Brosslepare - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:58:35 EST ID:9aeUGuOI No.518885 Ignore Report Quick Reply
When I turned 18 I went to a strip club. My first lap dance I asked the girl, "you know what today is?" hoping to get her to ask "what" and I could say "my birthday!" and maybe get an over the pants handy. Instead she looked at me and in a sad tone she said "mothers day..." which it was. Then came a really depressing 45 second shimmy to some hair metal song that was older than the girl dancing to it. I handed her the tip instead of putting it in her underwear it was so sad.
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Walter Sebberfon - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:29:13 EST ID:94uHFygY No.518892 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518885

ho-lee fuck. thats a crushingly depressing story
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Angus Hemmleforth - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:55:24 EST ID:Ytvfly7k No.518896 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518885
>>518857
Life is too short to care about things as trivial as birthdays anons, try cognitive behavior therapy on yourself, it will make life better for you. Learn to differentiate your thoughts between purposefully negative things that help you push yourself forward, and useless negative thoughts that only weigh you down for no reason
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Wesley Blackwill - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:39:17 EST ID:yUhAjzvV No.518903 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518892
why? i guess i probably sound weird asking that but i fail to see whats depressing about it, at least in any kind of serious way. it's actually more humorous than anything if you ask me. And I don't mean that in any kind of mean way, I'm saying if it happened to me I'd find it just as funny then too.


Living in a hell on earth by Isabella Nicklehall - Tue, 12 Sep 2017 02:21:29 EST ID:M8we9bMc No.518740 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I'm living in a country wich is full of corruption and shit, where you should have a strong back just to go forward, where you have no future, you can't do your own business, where you're working about 10-11 hours for 2.5$ a day...
People are full of shit, you can't have friends in this country cuz in the end they will stab you from the back, nobody gives a fuck about our country, our president is a thief and son of a bitch, all our government are full of corruption, I want to leave this fucking country!
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Archie Briffingledging - Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:59:46 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518868 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518866
Funny, where I am it seems pretty great: having free healthcare, very low crime, plenty of jobs, almost no murder rate, free education up until college and then only 3000 a year for college... it FEELS like it isn't in shambles

Funny what the right wing media fools you into thinking by only showing the few areas where things are bad. 50 countries in the EU you know
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Hedda Honeyhall - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:34:42 EST ID:JI9kO00V No.518876 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518868
I'm sorry my brainwashed mind can't handle your overwhelming wisdom and knowledge. By the way, what country do you assume I live in? And how's the economy these days?
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Thomas Clayridge - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:20:22 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518893 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518876
You think the EU is a shambles? You are probably a fucking english
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Thomas Clayridge - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:22:03 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518894 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518876
and the banks destroyed the economies. REMEMBER!? IT WAS ON THE NEWS. Then everyone slowly shifted the blame to their pet peave, and stupidly assumed all the harm the banks had done would have been solved in 3 months if not for *insert thing you hate here*
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William Bimmergold - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:50:03 EST ID:JI9kO00V No.518897 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518894
Politics and blame don't change the facts. Just saying, it's not all fish and chips over there m8's. It's just up to OP which new problems he wants to inheret.


Home sick for years by Isabella Cimbleheck - Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:50:25 EST ID:tiBuSQx/ No.518766 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm likely going to be too sick to work (at least at a regular job, outside the house and routinely) for a very long time. I've been feeling depressed about it, so I thought I would ask you guys for ideas about ideas for what to do with myself in the meantime to give life some meaning.

Limitations: I don't have as much energy as most people and I'm often taken out of the world for a few weeks to a month at a time by illness. Thus, chaperoning a twice-a-week hike is not possible, for example.
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Edward Dunkinman - Sat, 16 Sep 2017 23:25:20 EST ID:MUKKLYzW No.518834 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Start a YouTube series
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Basil Fipperman - Sun, 17 Sep 2017 03:18:18 EST ID:qbos02Rd No.518838 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518831

regarding sacred texts, i'd recommend the bhagavad gita, that's how i started. By scholar i mean a professional student of a topic. Since you read a lot of history, you could become a history scholar, and write about it. You already have a degree, so you're good, man, it would be realistic to try to do this.

With regards to organization, unfortunately we all suffer from it. Since you already know it, the next step is to make a more realistic (perhaps even very easy) schedule to begin with, and build from there. But first, in order to even do this, you need to find love. Love for something, love from something, love for life and from life, from the universe and for the universe.

The thing about humans is, we are full of contradictions. We are trash. But we are also the light of the world. The human condition is definitely not easy.
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Hedda Memmlefoot - Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:33:22 EST ID:tiBuSQx/ No.518855 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518837
I definitely understand what you mean about social skills suffering. I'm not entirely cut off from other people or anything, but I can easily go a day without a face-to-face conversation and I always feel like I'm missing some element of normal conversational skill that my peers have. Sometimes it takes a moment to jumpstart speech when I've been out of the world for a while and I see a real person again. If I went to a party or something I would probably feel so overwhelmed by the number of humans around I'd enjoy nothing.

My partner is also a spoonie and we knew each other when I was less sick, as roommates. I also met a guy at the grocery store (we're poly) who I thought was totally disgusted by me but it turns out just likes me and also has an undisclosed invisible illness. I highly recommend dating and befriending other disabled people; they're often very nice human beings. think it's possible for important people to crawl out of anywhere, a forum or yeah, the pharmacy you go to all the time. It just takes a while.

>>518838
>By scholar i mean a professional student of a topic. Since you read a lot of history, you could become a history scholar, and write about it. You already have a degree, so you're good, man, it would be realistic to try to do this.
I had NO idea this even existed. Thank you!
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Hedda Memmlefoot - Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:42:32 EST ID:tiBuSQx/ No.518856 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518855
*days without
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Clara Gablingchun - Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:43:30 EST ID:gHOhu/Xd No.518867 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518838

I never understood the Gita. Arjuna gives all these reasons not to kill people and then Krishna's like, "but you know... you really should though." Then Arjuna's like, "Well you have a good point."

Worst plot twist ever.


Motivation by Ernest Bardfuck - Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:22:51 EST ID:j+YxXHQ9 No.518663 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What can I do to motivate myself to achieve my goals?

I've always had a hard time actually doing anything productive, but lately I've had this sinking feeling where I just don't see the point anymore in trying to achieve my goals. In the past I would always feel this "sting" when I was letting myself down, almost like a sharp pain that reminded me to get myself together and give it another go. But nowadays, every time I put one step forward I get this almost inherent urge to sabotage myself and wallow in self-loathing and misery. Now that "sting" has left me and I just feel empty, as if I'm doomed to be a non-achiever and I don't even really care.

Can anyone relate or maybe even help? Thanks.
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Samuel Grimstock - Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:07:49 EST ID:L1SDMUBs No.518796 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518663
Simple. Imagine where you want to be. Then figure out how you would have gotten there. Then just do it.
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Henry Dremmledin - Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:30:39 EST ID:kAEKpfyQ No.518813 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518790
>>518792
>>518793
>>518794
>>518795

This all sounds like things I would write (and in some cases probably have written) myself. Anyway thanks man. I hope you have better luck following your own advice than I do. I do understand that it's just going to come down to conjuring a shred of willpower out of thin air and trying to maintain it through practice. I'm kind of in a phase I go through sometimes after having tried and failed where I just let go and give in to the depression and stop trying, but eventually I know I'm just going to get disgusted enough at myself that I'll do something about it. Sometimes it takes years but it's always happened in the past, and then I make strides get a little momentum going, and then shit happens, and I end up right back here.

Theoretically it's possible for me to maintain the positive momentum and use it to break free from my isolation and let me start living my life, so I haven't given up all hope, but I can't be honest and say I'm currently making any progress at the moment. I'm glad you seem to be making some though, it gives me hope.
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Ernest Blytheridge - Sat, 16 Sep 2017 23:16:42 EST ID:vcBVX2eQ No.518832 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518674
wtf? what girl wants to be with someone who doesnt have their life together and is a complete mess? honestly fuck you dude. i would love a gf but sorry im not blessed with the ability to make them look past my non dominant tendacies and financial dependence on my parents
sorry you obviously struck a chord with me
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Martha Pammerfuck - Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:19:12 EST ID:BDvhf2G+ No.518847 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>518667

>23
>Live with my wite
>Have a bachelor's of science in nursing, have a job
>a decent amount of friends
>am either working or sleeping

Even with everything going for me, I am exhausted. I think about killing myself almost every day. I love my wife and my family too much to put them through that.

The nursing career isn't what it's chalked up to be and I feel like I'm trapped in a career that's making me miserable. I love helping people, but working 15 hour shifts day after day takes its toll. My coworkers say I'll get used to it, but the stress is not something I want to get used to and pretend like it bothers me any less. Oh, and I'm 2 months into a 3-year contract with the hospital.

Depression is a piece of shit. It doesn't care who you are, what you do, what you have... When I ask for help, I get the same, "You're doing so well for yourself, you can do it." I know they mean well, but it does nothing for me.

There's not much too this post, except for showing you that it affects people on the other side of the fence. If anybody knows how to help, I think it may help most of the posters in this thread, including myself.
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Simon Dacklegold - Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:16:00 EST ID:JI9kO00V No.518865 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I want to share a story about when I was in the military,and quitting was all I wanted to do.

I was deployed to the Khost region of Afghanistan. I was artillery, so if I ever went on patrol, it was putting 20-40miles of hiking into the mountains, or putting locals in the hide system all day.
During a dismounted mission with 32km left to go (a few days of marching), one of the females from our fet (female engagement team, meant to speak with the woman in villages) started having menstraul cramps. She couldn't carry her rucksack. So me being the lowest rank,had the honor of carrying her 80lbs. Rucksack, on top of my 130 lbs. of gear.

There were times all I wanted to do was quit. I was scared because I moved the slowest, and stood the worse chance of getting in cover before getting shot. I was tired, scared, and fealt hopeless. But you know what? Quitting guaranteed I didn't survive. Same here. Life can be stressful and difficult, but allowing yourself to stay down after a hiccup will only gauruntee it won't get better. Dig deep, and do it because you deserve to live, and you deserve to be happy. Sometimes life just makes you go through hell to get it.


Bipolar collective bitching by Graham Danningdock - Sat, 02 Sep 2017 16:12:46 EST ID:p62ighY8 No.518515 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hi, I've noticed there are several people who claim to have bipolar disorder here, as in a lot of other boards from other sites. This is one of the slowest boards I know, and so I thought it could be a good idea to make a thread where people with this disorder can share their experiences related with living with bipolar disorder. This is of course pretty much useless, but since it is so damn difficult to talk about this with people who don't have bipolar, it could be interesting to read the same subjective phenomenon from different points of views.
I have bipolar myself, I was diagnosed about 8 months ago. As far as I know I suffer from the really rapid cycling type, with an inclination towards the depressive side rather than the manic side. Sometimes I've read posts from bipolar anons that described really well some specially difficult to explain aspects of living with this illness.
This is not an attemp to atention-whoring, I really dislike talking about this in real life because it is impossible to not come off as a narcicistic whiny piece of shit since it is really hard to see beyond yourself when yourself is oscilating between extreme emotions, and that block towards beyond yourself also becomes a factor of isolation from others, therefor making you spiral into feelings of loneliness and such non-stop.
I guess people with other mental related problems as schizophrenia and clinical depression could share and seek for relatable exchange of experiences here too.
I think we could benefit from the words of others that reflect personal, similar experiences to actually make it easier to explain symptoms to therapists or each others' families and closer ones.
What do you guys think? Is this an Ok idea of should I just GTFO?
We all know we come here pretty much to procastinate; if this works, procastination could be a little less useless, imo.
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Betsy Bengerfoot - Fri, 08 Sep 2017 21:05:42 EST ID:h/1sxUpj No.518687 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518640
There are certainly a few people with self diagnosed 'bipolar' who don't understand that 'sometimes I'm happy and sometimes I'm sad' does not fit the criteria. I can see how talking to those idiots could make you start to think the whole condition is bogus.
A lot of people with legitimate bipolar have elements of psychosis, seem like they're on drugs when they're manic, and end up doing shit like sleeping in bushes in the park despite owning an apartment. It's pretty clear there's a difference between such people and those who are 'omg so bipolar'.
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Fuck Chonderdale - Sat, 09 Sep 2017 01:33:45 EST ID:NrKUK3bQ No.518691 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I was diagnosed bipolar like 3 yrs ago was suicidal for a while.

Turns out something happened to my balls but basically theyve been slowly getting disconnected or something, not fun. The rest of my body has this weird like channel or something opening but it was very jammed before so it caused lots of pain. It seems that my balls r flowing thru this channel thru my body. I correlate it to the ancient kundalini concept n powerful psychedelic experiences such as the ones i had as a teen or just extreme stress can cause this to happen. Ofc no doctor believes this shit but ive had to self treat using breathing and yoga and exercise, its complicated but yea thats the summary

Rn im doing well not rly mentally ill just in pain, my ear is clogged af an i cant hear out of it (left). I hopefully will b ok. Used to have to smoke weed daily to deal with the discokfort but it always also made me feel sick n tired so i quit 2 weeks go. My balls n numb n when i nut the pleasure is reduced, but i think im slowly opening a real third eye

Im sure this was enough to get me ostracized so ill stop now. Just know im not making this up...
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Phineas Duckgold - Sat, 09 Sep 2017 03:13:15 EST ID:E+1JXF0P No.518692 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518691
as one bipolar dude to another:

please take your meds. You're not out of the woods yet.
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Priscilla Dartford - Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:01:39 EST ID:4wuShyeN No.518846 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518691
OP here, I also thought I was opening my third eye one time. SSRI triggered mania and then I smoked weed, when I went to sleep I had the most vivid hallucinations. They felt 3D. I didnt understand shit about your balls traveling inside your body, take your pills dum dum
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Matilda Climmlefield - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:11:38 EST ID:zbKXnohS No.518886 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518640
>It's all just like, associations man like a state of minnnd

Calling someone a jerk betrays the true rationale behind acting like this: bigotry against people who have committed no further sin but be born. As is common on sites like these, bigotry backed by mysticism over sound logic which is relegated to a minute role in order to justify daily life and otherwise driven away by slurs or memes. I'll tell you what you are, and that's 'an asshole'. Distinct, but for all the wrong reasons. nb


a thought by George Fablingnatch - Fri, 15 Sep 2017 03:20:11 EST ID:RGqEfTX6 No.518805 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I apologize for making this post so brief, I'm in bed and should be sleeping because I have to work in four hours. I was just thinking about something and I actually paused for a second after it crossed my mind. I'll come back and elaborate later today, but it was
>if really, the only thing preventing you from suicide is still caring about utterly destroying the ones who love you, do you really want to end your life that much?
I've attempted suicide in the past and have been hospitalized, I'm not in that place mentally now, though. It's just a new angle that I have recently come across.
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Samuel Fuckingbury - Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:48:01 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518818 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518805
People endure agony for the people they love. Saying "if you are doing it for the people you love, surely it hurts less?" is really really dumb.
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Augustus Clenkinstock - Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:56:51 EST ID:WV91K+Uu No.518819 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>518818
I think his point was that if you care about these people enough to want to hang on for them they have to be bringing good or value into your life. You have to be glad they're alive too.

When they die it's unlikely they're the only ones worth living for. And perhaps if you know enough such people life is always worth living.
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Samuel Fuckingbury - Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:14:51 EST ID:3qSLtzLv No.518821 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4WfDafHijY
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Jarvis Dazzlechure - Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:55:20 EST ID:D1lzkoGL No.518845 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I am a toxic sack of shit and I know it. I care about one person deeply who cares about me but our lives are about to diverge. Once enough time has passed I will just disappear from their life and kill myself. I am done living and they are the only reason I am still alive. I have put up the biggest wall to the world and am not letting anyone new in so I don't have another sweet but misguided person stumble upon my life for me to ruin. Sometimes knowing you are harming a person just by existing is worse than huting them with suicide. I have been suicidal since grade 6 and am honestly just done. If they care about me enough they will be glad I am no longer suffering.
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Fanny Blackspear - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:57:13 EST ID:Ix5ljcqH No.518871 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What if you think people would be better off without you?

I mean obviously that's wrong as folks are terrified of any death and will dwell on it for years, but still, some suicidal folks think they are doing their loved ones a favour.

Anyway your cup may be empty or whatever but you can fill it with anything you want really.


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