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It Happened to ME!

Posted by Wither , 19 February 2014 · 139 views

I realized something big tonite. All these years....I thought and felt like it wasn't really me that experienced these things!!! It sounds really weird, but I can almost remember the very moment I dissociated from myself in a different way. I told myself it wasn't really me!! Now tonite, after talking with other survivors, I sat trying my relaxation exerc...


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Meds and more meds!

Posted by Wither , 18 February 2014 · 84 views

So with the new psych, i am off the seroquel and weaning off the lexapro. Raised up my clonazepam a tiny bit. Started Prazosin a month ago. Now its a new med meant to help me sleep at night and be awake during the daytime. Its called Mirtazapine. Last night i took my first dose of 30mg and i was quickly very dizzy and very tired. Knocked me on my ass! But...


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She Wants Me Happy

Posted by Wither , 17 February 2014 · 116 views

My youngest daughter sat on the couch kitty-corner to the one I was lying on today. She didn't speak. As I often do, to the chagrin of my kids, I kept looking at her. I always check on my girls. This time I could see her face, which was sad, and her eyes were watery. I asked what was wrong. I had to bug her a bit coz i think she was afraid of either makin...


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Nightmares

Posted by Wither , 16 February 2014 · 116 views

Okay. So my new psych is ex-military with ptsd and really gets it. Like nobody has ever done!! I am glad to be off the seroquel....can u say ZOMBIE? And i am getting off the lexapro. Now I am taking prazosin to help with night terrors and an extra clonazepam for anxiety. My "homework" is to flip my sleep to nighttime and to drive near the city two times a...


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Habituation

Posted by Wither , 10 February 2014 · 111 views

Today i spoke with my psych. He is new and struggles with his own military ptsd. He's been through it all. He understands the night terrors, the triggers, the avoidance...everything. He also went through the 10 week habituation therapy. He said it worked and that it would work for me. But i sat there, imagining it all and I began to feel ill. Really nause...





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