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Old 09-28-2012, 11:51 AM   #1
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It's back!! Dealing with it again!

I am a long time sufferer of anxiety! I am now having other health scares that are making it worse. Low wbc and having to see a oncologist has not helped this situation at all! My doc had me worried I had leukemia! I did find out I am low in ferritin and anemic. I am sooo worried about my health that I cant be a good Mom to my 2 kids! They are very well taken care of but my mind is somewhere else. I have a prescription for generic lexapro. I used to take regulae lexapro for years but stopped because I wanted to get pregnant and havent restarted. My dd is now 3. Ugh! what to do! any words of wisdom! I need my fellow anxiety people more than ever!
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:41 PM   #2
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Re: It's back!! Dealing with it again!

Hey Worrywort! I am new to this site but wanted to reach out to you and tell you I am a worrywort to. I have Generalized anxiety disorder, so I can understand your pain. I feel like I have been in therapy since birth. I worry sometimes because I am not worried about anything My therapist calls my worries, "future tripping" I tend to worry so much about the future. I try to practice something called mindfulness. Basically trying to be in the moment no matter what you are doing. Also, I would suggest you google DBT skills. It is a set of skills that has really improved my anxiety as well as panic disorder. We can't rely soley on meds we need skills to help us as well.

Take care! (sorry for spelling mistakes) LOL

 
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