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3 hours ago, Flowers said:

Hi DS

 

Just catching up on here after a long time away and wondering how you are doing?  Hope things are going well.

 

Love from Flowers xxx

Hi Flowers!

I've missed you!

glad to read your surgery went well and you're feeling better,and that your back is feeling better.🙂

I still have some pretty tough times but overall I think I'm progressing...it's such a long journey.

 

hope you've been coping well with WD.

hey,don't be a stranger!xx

 

Love from ds.❤️

 

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Flowers
9 minutes ago, direstraits said:

Hi Flowers!

I've missed you!

glad to read your surgery went well and you're feeling better,and that your back is feeling better.🙂

I still have some pretty tough times but overall I think I'm progressing...it's such a long journey.

 

hope you've been coping well with WD.

hey,don't be a stranger!xx

 

Love from ds.❤️

 

Hi DS.  It's good to hear that you feel you are progressing and yes it is a long long journey isn't it?

The last few months have been better for me DS with less  severe WD symptoms so I am thankful for that.

Take care and speak soon.

Love from Flowers xxx

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Carmie

Hi Direstraits, 

 

How have you been doing?💚

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15 hours ago, Carmie said:

Hi Direstraits, 

 

How have you been doing?💚

Hi Carmie,

I just want to feel like myself again...so tired of feeling so strange,burning skin,fatigue,burning eyes,etc….just sick and sick OF it.

sorry to be such a downer but 5 years is along time to deal with this,I'm 64 years old and feel like my life is over sometimes.

guess I'm feeling defeated right now and finding it hard to trust this will ever resolve

 

Thank God for this site and all of you who have supported me and keep me going.❤️

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Vonnegutjunky

Just stoped by to send you some love DS, thinking of you and praying for some good days for you ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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direstraits
5 hours ago, Vonnegutjunky said:

Just stoped by to send you some love DS, thinking of you and praying for some good days for you ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Thanks,Vj

much appreciated.❤️

was able to get to the beach yesterday,felt really good,we're in a heat wave here and the cool sea breeze felt nice.🌊

 

hope you're coping well.

Love from ds. ❤️

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Hi DS

 

I feel like you sometimes - it is so hard. But you are strong and will  get through this. So glad you got to the beach  - I hope it lifted your spirits a little being in the cool sea breeze. 

 

Take care.

 

Love and hugs

 

Flowers xxx

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direstraits
21 hours ago, Flowers said:

Hi DS

 

I feel like you sometimes - it is so hard. But you are strong and will  get through this. So glad you got to the beach  - I hope it lifted your spirits a little being in the cool sea breeze. 

 

Take care.

 

Love and hugs

 

Flowers xxx

Thanks for stopping by ,Flowers.

yes, it did lift my spirits being there,didn't want to leave! hope to get there again soon but not this weekend,the heat is unbearable,even at the beach

 

hope you're having a good day..❤️🤗

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Hi DS,

I'm sorry you are suffering so much.  Five years is a long time.  I'm glad you had a nice time at the beach.  Take care in the heat wave.  I hope you have AC. It's a good idea to keep up the fluids anyway.  I'm struggling, too.  So tired.  We can get through this! - Rosetta

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6 minutes ago, Rosetta said:

Hi DS,

I'm sorry you are suffering so much.  Five years is a long time.  I'm glad you had a nice time at the beach.  Take care in the heat wave.  I hope you have AC. It's a good idea to keep up the fluids anyway.  I'm struggling, too.  So tired.  We can get through this! - Rosetta

Thanks for your post, Rosetta.❤️

I'm so sorry you're suffering so much,this is just beyond comprehension,but we have to keep the faith it will end someday.

we do have AC,thank God,today is the worst of it ,then Tuesday supposed to be 79...can't wait!

take good care of you.

Love from ds.xx

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On 7/17/2019 at 1:00 AM, direstraits said:

Hi Carmie,

I just want to feel like myself again...so tired of feeling so strange,burning skin,fatigue,burning eyes,etc….just sick and sick OF it.

sorry to be such a downer but 5 years is along time to deal with this,I'm 64 years old and feel like my life is over sometimes.

guess I'm feeling defeated right now and finding it hard to trust this will ever resolve

 

Thank God for this site and all of you who have supported me and keep me going.❤️

 

 Hi Direstraits, 

 

I can totally understand being fed up with it all. It’s such a predicament we are in, five years is certainly a long time. I’ve been going through the same thing for many, many years and have got at least another ten years of tapering to go. 

 

Yes, this site certainly helps us see we are not alone. One day at a time does it. I tapered about eight days ago again and so far the withdrawals haven’t been too bad. Last time the bad waves hit a few weeks in, though most of the time they hit within a eeek. Let’s see what this taper brings. 

 

Sending you big hugs🤗

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direstraits

in a very bad wave since Saturday,....my thought processes aren't right,keep obsessing about meaningless things,feel like I can't cope with anything,terror,fear of losing control and my mind ….this awful inner torture that makes me feel like I'm going crazy.like constant adrenaline running through me that won't let up.haven' felt this bad in a while.

I need this to stop....can't take much more.

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1 hour ago, Altostrata said:

Thank you for your response,Alto

can't think of anything that changed,seemed to come out of the blue.

 

I do take magnesium and sometimes fish oil. maybe I'm not taking enough...I'll check the links again.

 

thanks again for your concern.

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3 hours ago, direstraits said:

in a very bad wave since Saturday,....my thought processes aren't right,keep obsessing about meaningless things,feel like I can't cope with anything,terror,fear of losing control and my mind ….this awful inner torture that makes me feel like I'm going crazy.like constant adrenaline running through me that won't let up.haven' felt this bad in a while.

I need this to stop....can't take much more.

 

 

I had had a bad wave like this in the spring, honestly didn’t know how I could take much more of it.  Finding the Claire weekes method and beginning to practice it really helped a lotttttt.  I feel so much better.  Have you considered looking in to that?  I know our situation is different from “regular “ anxiety but it really has helped.  💕 

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2 minutes ago, coldturkmama said:

 

 

I had had a bad wave like this in the spring, honestly didn’t know how I could take much more of it.  Finding the Claire weekes method and beginning to practice it really helped a lotttttt.  I feel so much better.  Have you considered looking in to that?  I know our situation is different from “regular “ anxiety but it really has helped.  💕 

Thanks,mama...will look into that.

glad you're feeling better! ❤️

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Carmie

I’m really sorry you’re struggling so much Direstraits 💚

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1 hour ago, Carmie said:

I’m really sorry you’re struggling so much Direstraits 💚

thanks,Carmie

I'm back to the awful cortisol mornings again...ugh.

just so tired of dealing with this....aren't we all.

 

anyway,how are you doing?❤️

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still suffering a lot with some brief respites here and there....tried increasing supplements then stopping them ,doesn't seem to make much difference.

do you think this summer heat is affecting me,it's been awful this year.

has anyone gotten worse after 5 years off drugs.....just feel like this will never end.

still entertain the idea of taking something again but really don't want to.

wish I'd stayed off them years ago.😢

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1 hour ago, direstraits said:

do you think this summer heat is affecting me,it's been awful this year.

 

This could certainly cause an increase in symptoms.  Your body trying to cope with the heat is a stress, and you might find that you aren't sleeping as soundly because of the heat.  Sometimes we think we are getting enough/good quality sleep because we haven't been waking up during the night, but may actually only be getting light sleep or not getting a long enough period of deep sleep.

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2 hours ago, ChessieCat said:

 

This could certainly cause an increase in symptoms.  Your body trying to cope with the heat is a stress, and you might find that you aren't sleeping as soundly because of the heat.  Sometimes we think we are getting enough/good quality sleep because we haven't been waking up during the night, but may actually only be getting light sleep or not getting a long enough period of deep sleep.

Thanks, Chessie

we do have AC but I hate being all closed in, it's bad enough in the winter.and the drone of the AC at night in the bedroom is annoying....looking forward to Fall.🙂

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On 8/6/2019 at 9:43 PM, direstraits said:

Thanks,mama...will look into that.

glad you're feeling better! ❤️

 

🥰 not 💯 but it’s better than it was, I feel like I’m making progress but some days are hard.

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2 minutes ago, coldturkmama said:

 

🥰 not 💯 but it’s better than it was, I feel like I’m making progress but some days are hard.

glad you're making progress....I've felt like I've been going backwards lately but hopefully I'll get a great big window soon.🙏

 

take care,ds ❤️ 

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