"It was, 'Okay, you're going to go home and do this to her.' I talked to myself in my head. 'No, you're not—yes, you are.' It was a constant struggle in my head fighting with myself. And taking my own life—I felt that way, too.
"I went through it for a month and a half before I broke down at work finally and got help," Tammy says. "I felt like I was crazy."
Tammy finally visited a doctor at the urging of her friend. "He put me on medicine and I took a week off work and it started looking up from there. But I thought I was absolutely nuts. I thought they were going to have to put me away or something. It was bad."