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When It Feels Like Your Insomnia Is Never Ending

Alcohol. Weed. Ativan. Warm body.

It repeats through my head as I stare up at my ceiling for the eighth day in a row. It was 3 am and I was wide awake thinking about all of the things I had to do, should’ve done and had done poorly. 587 more words


As I’ve said in an earlier post, I have social and general anxiety. The worst being social. Up until 4 years ago I thought I was just anti social and tended to feel sick a lot when having to be around people. 611 more words


Updates and Reflection Time

Current mood: happy, motivated
Exercise: 2hrs 3x week, 30-45 min cardio, 1hr with trainer
Yoga: not cleared yet
Eating: mindful of when feeling full, cutting out sugared pop, making sure my 1-2L of water is in each day… 452 more words

The Overwhelming Problem

It’s been said that time is nature’s way of keeping one damn thing after another from being every damn thing all at once. I know that taking things one at a time – eating the elephant one bite at a time – is a sound idea. 637 more words

Mental Health

"So, does that mean it's cancer?"

“So, does that mean, it’s cancer?”  That was the question I found myself asking, during my first post-operative appointment with my neurosurgeon.  The only way to fully determine  whether a tumor is “benign” or cancerous is to undergo hours of complex surgery, involving your skull being sawed open and your brain being cut into to remove the evil intruder that has invaded your body.  1,071 more words


Treating Anxiety with Medications, Therapies and Lifestyle Modifications

The first step in treating anxiety disorder is to rule out the possibility that the symptoms are actually being caused by an underlying medical condition. Conditions that produce symptoms that are similar to those of anxiety disorder include endocrine problems like hyperthyroidism, hypocalcaemia, low blood sugar, and certain heart problems. 916 more words