Dear community members,
I am writing today to seek advice for coping with my depression, which has been brought on by my recent HBV diagnosis. Unfortunately, I have turned to smoking again as a way to find comfort, but I know that it is not a healthy or sustainable solution.
I quitted smoking for w month, started exercise daily, drinking water about 2litr per day, start healthy diet, and regular checkups. my HBV DNA is 193 IU/ml and I am hbeAg negative.
But dealing with HBV is exhausted me, I am afraid of discrimination, and future. nothing can comfort me. I am looking for something make me calm some how, and keep motivated. I have a job offer that before diagnosis was very OK, but it encounter some delay, I fear they canceled it or not. I have tried hard to achieve it.
My life is lucked. I can’t tell anybody about my situation. and I have very bad feeling, feeling stuck, feeling loneliness, feeling always I have to be like this. I was very social person but now, I affraid to be with people and shy. feel guilty.
I know you maybe heard of these word a lot, and it might be very silly to hear that from me, but I need help, Sorry for bothering you.
I am hoping to hear from others who may have gone through similar experiences, and to find alternative ways to cope with my feelings and manage my depression in a positive and healthy way. Any advice or recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you in advance for your support and understanding.