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If It's Not This, It's That, Or The Other Thing

Posted by Shmooey , 17 December 2014 - - - - - - · 0 views

Brief background for those who don't know me - I have been white-knuckling through severe agoraphobia since early 2012.  Lost a job over it in August 2012 and spent the next eight months unemployed and in full breakdown.  Finally, a pdoc who was a resident at a teaching hospital saw how much distress I was in in late June 2014, and gave me 0.5 m...


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Inpatient

Posted by Shmooey , 03 December 2014 - * * * * * · 0 views

So it's been a while since I checked in here - since the end of August.  I am slowly getting caught up on everyone's blogs and forum posts.  I see many new faces - welcome.
 
Some of you know I suffer from extreme agoraphobia.  It came to a head in late August. . I'd been calling out from work, shaking and terrified every time I did le...


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Stop This Madness, I Want Out

Posted by Shmooey , 16 August 2014 - * * * * * · 0 views

So after gaining 89 pounds between Geodon and Abilify over the course of a year and a half, I stopped taking Abilify three weeks ago (had already been off Geodon for nine months).  Got Abilify withdrawals, got through it, though not without key people at work now knowing my mental illness (except the DID). Switched successfully back to Haldol which h...


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~ Recent Journal Entries ~

Posted by Shmooey , 08 August 2014 - - - - - - · 0 views

8.7.14
I cried again before leaving for work today.  I left a few minutes late, but I got there with two minutes to spare.  I want to cry now, but I'm sitting in the lunchroom listening to Jim crunch on carrots and vending machines humming.
 
Quiet.  I need it.  I need a lot of it.  I just can't handle the everyday noises the...


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Update

Posted by Shmooey , 18 January 2014 - - - - - - · 177 views

Well, since my friends Nataya and brokenme have posted blogs, I guess I will put an update.
 
I am mostly still in remission with my depression, which is a very good thing.  I have my moments when I suffer situational depression - I am dealing with pain right now - but for the most part, I am doing a lot better than I was.  Sitting around 8...





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