Category: Anxiety Disorders

Medicine Changes and Prepping for Motherhood

Let me start this off by clarifying that there are no buns in the oven. (LOL) I still want to continue sharing my journey with you guys since I’ve gotten better. You guys have seen (or read) me at my worse! My journey doesn’t end just because I’m better. Besides…I’m still taking medicine for continued ...

Goodbye 2017 — Weddings, Mental Hospitals, Baby Showers and Therapy

2017. It was a year of many good and bad things. The past couple of months have been a time of reflection…where I went wrong, where I went right, how life is just being “life” and God is being silent during my test. If you would have asked me what my biggest fears were earlier this ...

Isolation

I’m isolated. My loved ones hate it…but it’s my safe space, my air bubble. I reviewed my discharge paperwork following my hospitalization back in July and was pretty surprised to see “isolation” listed as one of the psychosocial factors of my admittance. I had been so caught up with everything else that I failed to ...

The Struggle of Finding “The Right” Therapist, How Many Therapists is Considered Too Many?

And now it’s 3:49am and my thoughts are racing. I’m in graduate school and I’m wondering if I could go to my school’s counseling center to see another therapist until I can get back in with my current. I should be able to just stick it out, right? Besides, I only had to push my ...

Do No Harm?

I am a strong advocate for therapy, ask any of my friends and family. At some point or another I have badgered all of them to give it a try, it really is for everyone! I have been in therapy on and off since high school; my longest continuous stretch with the same person being ...

Anxious Ramblings Entry #14 – So You’re Still Not Taking Me Seriously? (w/ voice memo)

  I filed for unemployment insurance benefits earlier this month. I know I wasn’t laid off, but I resigned due to the health issues I was having. I figured it was worth a try. Besides…I do have legit documentation. Caller: Ma’am, I’m calling to verify a few things with your unemployment insurance claim. Do you mind ...

Anxious Ramblings Entry #13 – The Day My Accommodations Were Compromised (Part 2)

So what exactly happened after I moved my office, again? What happened leading up to my resignation? What am I doing now?    So what exactly happened after I moved my office, again? Honest opinion? I loved the cosmetics of everything. I had a BIGGER office than my last one. Despite my hectic schedule, I had ...