Some people have great success with antidepressants and if that's you then that's awesome. I was not one of those people. Ten years ago today I became Paxil free. In some ways it seems like just yesterday, in others a lifetime ago. It was a lifetime ago. I'm no longer that person. I see it… Continue reading Ten Years Ago I Tapered Off Antidepressants
He used to stand by the front door and wait ... and wait ... and wait. I don't have actual OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). I have OCD Tendencies, which is a nicer way to say OCD mild. I used to have the type that kept me from leaving the house. The kind that caused my… Continue reading OCD Tendencies … My Rechecking Annoys Me Too
I subscribe to a lot of magazines and each month I see at least one article about or by a celebrity where they say something ridiculous like "I choose to be happy" or "happiness is a choice I make every day". Oh what a wonderful world that would be if it were true. Sure I… Continue reading Can you choose to be happy?
Sometimes the things that are best for us are not the most fun things to do. For example; I don't like to exercise. Sometimes I will force myself to do it and I'm usually glad that I did it afterwards, but I'm not a bubbly person in the morning who slaps on those running shoes… Continue reading Routines and Anxiety
I've been dealing with a lot of stress inducing issues lately (I'll try to catch you up this week), so I haven't really felt like doing much ... Exhibit A: Then as I was sitting on my ever widening butt yesterday, flipping through channels, I came across a hoarding show. I looked over at the… Continue reading Pre-Hoarding