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#40591 - 07/20/02 02:54 AM stress meds
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Registered: 03/25/01
Posts: 273
Loc: Huntingtun Beach, CA, US
im the last person who wants MORE medication, but i have been noticing i im really shakey lately, i get really hyped up sometimes. But for me it is constant, like it is always there, that is why it is so hard. Its not like i get attacks, its just sometimes im so dazed from having to try and relax that i freak out and just cant handle it anymore, its too damn much. Maybe that is a panic attack i dont know. All i know is i seem to be under stress almost all the time, and i cant figure out how to relax, without getting really depressed. If I let go, i lose control and let go of everything, it is hard for me to care about things like eating and keeping clean. If i try to move, i grind myself into the ground with anxiety and self critism. I dont know how to get angry at anything, i cant seem to let it out right. I get pissed off over things that dont matter so much that i just want to hop up and down like a pissed off leprahkhan and yell "FUCK, FUCK, FUCK!!!" What is it i have to do to feel better? nothing seems to work. I get tired so quick, i try exercise but i dont know how i ever got started before. UGH, im on the yo-yo, fight em! Now relax. Keep you head up! But take it easy. You can do it! If you dont eat something your going to pass out. Try to sleep. I CANT! Why? I dont KNOW!!! I spent all this time trying to get out thinking my life would get so much better, but its not, its just not as bad. Can somebody give me some clue as to what i can do now? Should i just keep trying the same things, or is there something specific i can do now? I am going to leave now so i can start the battle of slumber. I take my pills, but when is another story.

Good night everybody. (Take your pills! Not right now. Cmon take your pills! In a couple hours...)


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#40592 - 07/20/02 03:44 AM Re: stress meds
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Registered: 05/18/01
Posts: 510
Loc: Los Angeles, California
Broken,,

lets seem what did i do,, ok, here is the list as i remember it best,, got a therapist, talked,, alot, got in groups,, talked alot,, started writing it all down, there was a lot, i went to a chiropractor to help with the tension, i got massages when i was able to let anyone touch me, i did workshops on things like anger, and inner child work, learning about the little guy i was and how to take care of him, i forced myself to eat, well, most days, i made myself shower and do the tooth thing every single day,, well, almost,, i read every book i could find on the subject, i started trying to eat better and get a little healthier,, i still smoke, but i quit drinking and drugs, finally,, i forced myself to go out and do something on the social side at least once a week, i would treat myself somehow for every challenge i overcame, i would congratulate myself for every victory, no matter how small, i got the exersize thing going in my life, i rode my bike for exersize mostly, then later i got into lifting some weights a bit,, i did yoga, i got tapes on self hypnosis so i could relax and feel better about myself, i cried alot, i prayed alot, i think the point is i tried to do anything and everything i could think of, i am not sure what one thing had the most impact but if i had to pick one i would pick talking and writing, ok, thats two, what can i say,, dude, just keep at it, any way that you can,, kk

healing is possible, for all of us

hugs to ya kevin,,

John

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#40593 - 07/20/02 07:53 AM Re: stress meds
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Registered: 03/15/02
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Loc: Imladris, The Safe Haven of Ar...
http://www.starstreams.com/playlists/archive.html

This link has helped me to relax when i get really wound up. I visit alot lately. Be well Stay well.

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