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Board: Self-injury Recovery 09-11-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Saraw08
Cutting since I was 15... Still doing it at 27...

I'm writing this after I've just had another session of cutting.

I haven't even been on these boards since like 2007.

I don't even know why I'm writing this.

By all indication, I have the...
Board: Phobias 05-16-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Phobia Cures

I haven't tried anything for my phobia. Has hypnosis or other such things worked for phobias?
Board: Phobias 05-16-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By Saraw08
Question Phobia Cures

Anyone ever tired to cure a phobia by hypnotherapy or anything? I'm so done with my emetophobia. I ate a bit too much and too fast at dinner tonight and on the drive home had a WICKED panic attack. I...
Board: Women's Health 05-07-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Saraw08
Question Miscarriage?

Hi all.

A month or so back I was having a really heavy period and ended up going to Urgent Care. It was so bad I was changing Super Tampons every 20 minutes and every time I changed there was a...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 02-24-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,793
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Painkillers After Tonsillectomy

Hey there! Sorry to hear you're in so much pain. It DOES get better! I promise!

I know what you're talking about with the ulcer things though. Like little bumps right? I got them too and still...
Board: Anxiety 02-15-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,681
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Intense fear of throwing up in public?

Oh yeah. I'm a total emetophobic. Huge phobia of puking in general. You're not the only one.
Board: Anxiety 02-15-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,597
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Having wisdom teeth out on Tuesday.... worried about having a major panic attack!

I had my wisdom teeth out when I was 16 and it wasn't bad at all. (This was before my anxiety issues though). How it will make you feel depends on the drug. In most cases they use versed. My surgeon...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-11-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

I'm day 15 and still have some scabs. They fall off gradually. I also have some red bumps where my tonsils used to be... Good Lord is it normal? It's made me a bit nervous.

I'm eating normally...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-10-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,425
Posted By Saraw08
Bumps in throat after Tonsillectomy

So I'm 14 Days Post op and noticed that there are a whole bunch of red bumps... like raised bumps filled with fluid... in the back of my throat where my tonsils used to be. Bit nervous and calling my...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-08-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Hey guys! Day 12 for me! I ate a bowl of Raisin Bran for breakfast. I was hesitant about the crunchy, but as long as I chewed it I was just fine. I still sound like a bloody muppet. I'll be glad when...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-05-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Yeah you're definately going to swallow them! :) It's okay though you really don't notice it. I just noticed that when I looked at my throat every morning there was a little less starting on about...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-05-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Hey, Yorkie!

I have no idea what ultracet is. Sorry can't help you there!

I'm Day 9 and today I feel great. Woke up in quite a bit of pain but nothing a bit of painkillers won't take care of!...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-03-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,047
Posted By Saraw08
Re: 14th day after Tonsillectomy...bubbles?

I've got lots of bubbles in the back of my throat too. Tiny bubbles. I think its just saliva though.
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-03-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Day 7 now....

Pain is pretty bad, but I look in the back of my throat and see that the scabs are definately starting to slough off. Also, once I take my meds I'm in pretty decent shape. Nights and...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-31-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Hey Guys! Happy New Year to you too! :jester:

I did finally partake in some pudding and it was gooood. I crushed my meds in it and it was much tastier than mixing it with the gatorade. Even tho...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-29-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Also.... Does anyone else have sore necks? I've been sleeping sitting up and my neck is killing me. Is this happening to anyone else?
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-29-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

I have no idea what method they used with me..... Wow... I hope they didn't do the cold scalpel removal on me... I really really hope that... I'll have my boyfriend call the doctor on Monday and see....
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-29-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Tonsillectomy & The Holidays

Hi, I'm 22 and on Day 3. Sorry you had to get them out on Christmas Eve. That sucks!

It's highly unlikely you're going to gain weight. Even tho I'm on day 3 I've already lost like 4 pounds. But...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-29-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Woot! I'm glad you guys are doing better. I'm only Day 3 now, but I'm okay. Woke up in a ton of pain but now I'm medicated and feeling better. I'm trying a dose without the dramamine so I hope nausea...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-28-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Thanks for the advice, Tonsiless.

It hurts so bad to open my mouth so I won't be doing that anymore to look at my throat. I just can't talk. When I do I sound like I'm gagging. It's weird...
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Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-28-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Weird, Tonsiless.. I havent weighed myself and don't really intend to. I'm trying so hard to eat but my stomach feels constantly full... I'm not nauseated per se but my stomach just feels full and...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-27-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Hollie thank you so much for asking! Yep it was today. I'm at home right now watching a TON of movies. The pain is pretty bad.... Feels like a bad case of strep... Looked in the back of my throat and...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-25-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 35,535
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy - my recent experience

Did you puke?! My surgery is 12/27 and I'm scared to death.
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-18-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 88,789
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult tonsillectomy pain management

I'm so sorry, Yasmiine.... Damn

I'm scheduled to get mine out on the 27th. I just spent the better part of an hour reading this entire thread and now I'm in tears. Anyone have POSITIVE stories?
...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-15-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,245
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Adult Tonsillectomy

Okay I feel dumb. Didn't even see it up there! :p Thanks!
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-14-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,245
Posted By Saraw08
Question Adult Tonsillectomy

Hi all. I'm 22 years old and scheduled to have my tonsillectomy on the 27th. Any advice? What can I expect? The doctor told me a bit, but I'd rather hear from people who've had one before.
Board: Depression 05-20-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Citalopram withdrawal

Thanks that actually made me feel a ton better.

I'm just gonna taper more slowly this time. I'll get there!
Board: Depression 05-19-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Citalopram withdrawal

My doctor is on my university campus, which is a ways away since I'm home now. It doesn't matter anyway. I couldn't handle the withdrawal. I just took a dose of medication. :(
Board: Depression 05-19-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Citalopram withdrawal

Someone please reply. I'm getting really scared now. I've been reading all of these horror stories online and I'm really frightened about how long this will last.
Board: Depression 05-18-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By Saraw08
Question Citalopram withdrawal

So I'm on day 2 of being off my meds completely. I went from 40 to 20 to 10 over the course of about 2 months. I'm a bit dizzy today and rather sleepy, but overall its not as bad as some people are...
Board: Rape / Sexual Abuse 01-28-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,063
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Was I raped?

Thanks for the advice guys. I'm talking to the investigator tomorrow morning. I basically want to know if there have been reports filed on him in the past. If there has then I might pursue this, but...
Board: Rape / Sexual Abuse 01-27-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,063
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Was I raped?

He was groping me and then he said "lets have sex". I told him I didn't want to so he started fingering me. I grabbed his hand and tried to make him stop but he kept on doing it. When I told him "no"...
Board: Rape / Sexual Abuse 01-26-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,063
Posted By Saraw08
Was I raped?

I had no idea what board to post this on. I'm really sorry, Mods, but I couldn't figure out what board this topic should go on. I'm just so confused and upset. I won't go into detail but basically I...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-05-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,678
Posted By Saraw08
Celexa Dependency

First off, I hope this is the right place to post this. If its not I apologize, Moderator!

Here we go. I've been on Celexa for about 6 or 7 years now. It started out at a low dose of 20 mg a day...
Board: Pregnancy-Teen 12-12-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By Saraw08
Re: How can I help?

Thanks guys. I'm still getting over the shock. She's had a really rough life and then this happens. Whats really kind of scary is she was on Nuvaring and they used a condom. She got pregnant despite...
Board: Pregnancy-Teen 12-12-2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By Saraw08
Question How can I help?

Hey all. I just found out my little sister is pregnant. She's 18 years old and a freshman in college. She's going to drop out and move back home and attend community college in the Spring, but after...
Board: Sexually Transmitted Diseases 12-04-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Saraw08
Re: I hope this question isn't too stupid....

Thisby..... That is a very excellent point. :p

Thanks for your response. I really do feel a bit like an idiot, but I'd rather be safe.
Board: Sexually Transmitted Diseases 12-03-2006, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Saraw08
Re: I hope this question isn't too stupid....

I guess it is that stupid... Sorry guys! :confused:
Board: Sexually Transmitted Diseases 12-01-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Saraw08
I hope this question isn't too stupid....

I'm a 21 year old female and in a new relationship. Sexually things are going slowly but getting more intense. The thing is, he's got some warts on his hands. Please pardon my bluntness but if he...
Board: Smoking Cessation 11-25-2006, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Secondhand Smoke

I suppose its possible. Up until last night I hadn't had such an exposure to secondhand smoke. Up at college none of my friends smoke so I'm never exposed. It was weird. I'm fine this morning though.
Board: Smoking Cessation 11-25-2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Saraw08
Secondhand Smoke

Hello everyone. It's been a while since I've been here but to all who are quitting, congrats! And to all who are keeping at it, good job!

So I've been quit for a year and 3 months now. Tonight...
Board: Smoking Cessation 08-18-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By Saraw08
Re: I've heard it takes a year

It doesn't take a year to feel better, no. But it took me a year to feel "normal" again. And I'm only 20 years old!
Board: Smoking Cessation 08-13-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Saraw08
Cool 8/11/06- One year smoke free!

Yay! I've made it a year :bouncing:

I've really noticed a difference in how I feel. I smoked for about 4 years and if I tried to exercise I would be out of breath easily. For example: I'd try to...
Board: Colds & Flu 07-12-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,236
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Always sick after air travel

I'm not totally sure on this but i think the air is cycled through the plane because of the lack of oxygen at that altitude. That and being in such closed quarters with people would be a good...
Board: Colds & Flu 06-13-2006, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,682
Posted By Saraw08
Red face Sick after Antibiotics!!

Okay so a couple weeks ago I was sick. Sore throat, cough, earache. I went to the doc and he gave me amoxocillin for an ear infection. I took all the doses at all the right times and finished the...
Board: Women's Health 06-10-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Saraw08
Re: A lotta discharge....

I actually just treated myself for a yeast infection. I got the monistat one day thing and it helped. No more itching and no more cottage cheesish discharge. Maybe it didn't actually work?
Board: Women's Health 06-10-2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Saraw08
Question A lotta discharge....

Lately I've been having a lot of discharge. You know how you get when you're turned on? Its kind of like that. It's clear and odorless. There's just a lot of it. What do you think is up?

And as...
Board: Women's Health 06-03-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By Saraw08
Monistat

Guhhh.... Okay so I'm 20 years old with my first yeast infection. Wahoo! :o

Anyway I went out and bought this monistat thing. It's a one day treatment with an applicator with a pill like thing....
Board: General Health 05-27-2006, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,068
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Kissing a smoker

As far as I know, kissing a smoker can't spread the harmful effects. It's just gross. :p
Board: Colds & Flu 05-27-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,477
Posted By Saraw08
Re: Fever

Thank you so much, biomom! :) I pretty much knew what your answers would be but it always comforts me to hear it from and adult (and a mother no less)

One last question: Should I take my daily...
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