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Interview with someone with an anxiety disorder

This is an email interview I conducted with Justina, my friend who has an anxiety disorder.
1) Tell us a bit about yourself.
Hi, I’m in my late 20s. 1,266 more words


Trigger Happy

My oldest stepson is moving in.

Let that sink in.

We’re going on vacation with MIL, all three kids and grandson (a/k/a Bug) in two weeks and when it’s over J is moving in with us.   721 more words


Getting my head out of the sand

I have to do something about my psychiatrist.

Yes, I have treatment resistant bipolar disorder.  I sort of, kind of, accept that.  (Karen, my therapist, calls it radical acceptance…I can accept it, but still hate it)  I understand that bipolar disorder is a hit and miss game of chance with medications.   419 more words


Sometimes I Wonder....

If maybe I am just crazy about everything. The last few days I have had a headache and not felt that great. But I had no fever or any other major issues. 227 more words



So…..I took my 50mg dose of Lamictal upon waking every day for the last 5 days.  Each day I feel the anxiety rising within a half hour.   188 more words


So, about yesterday


Yesterday was a bit of a mess.

Today, I feel a little better, although I still woke up anxious, but this time I had my meds and didn’t have to wait for the pharmacy to open. 683 more words


Dr Appointments and Med Fails

I wrote this post months ago and found it while looking for something to post for today.  It is a post that at it’s heart is about the frustration I feel trying to deal with my bipolar disorder.   779 more words