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Board: Mental Health 02-23-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By USmiss
Re: "Mild" or "Soft" Bipolar???

Thing is, that behavior only happens when I get into a fight with my mom. It doesn't happen for no reason or in public or anything. I think I just have a temper problem and impulsively react to...
Board: Sexual Health - General 02-10-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,719
Posted By USmiss
Re: Very embarrasing question...

Thank you for your response. I actually was not brought up religious at all. However, I do have OCD and anxiety issues and I think that my scrupulous standards and morals had me thinking I was...
Board: Sexual Health - General 01-28-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,719
Posted By USmiss
Re: Very embarrasing question...

LOL, I don't know what i am basing my opinion on. Maybe you are right. Thanks for your response :-)
Board: Sexual Health - General 01-28-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,719
Posted By USmiss
Re: Very embarrasing question...

Thank you for your response. You may be right. At the same time, I still think 3 or more times a day is a lot. Most guys probably don't even masturbate that much. My body is very sensitive to...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-27-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,138
Posted By USmiss
Re: rocd symptoms

See from the beginning of my relationship, I always said how it just felt right. Then once I started seeing small things I didn't like about him and questioning everything, I became confused.
May I...
Board: Depression 01-27-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By USmiss
Anyone who has went off Prozac??

I have taken Prozac for 8 years, for the exception of maybe 6 months when I tried Effexor. It is no longer working so my Psychiatrist suggested I wean off of it and we try Zoloft. I went from 60 mg...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-27-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,138
Posted By USmiss
Re: rocd symptoms

I keep wondering if maybe i want to see what else is out there or if someone else would make me happier or be a better fit for me. I go back in forth in my mind. Today I spent most of the day on the...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-27-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,138
Posted By USmiss
Re: rocd symptoms

I would never judge you. I am going through the exact same thing except I am not married. I have been with my boyfriend for alittle over 2 years but we cannot move forward in the relationship because...
Board: Sexual Health - General 01-27-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,719
Posted By USmiss
Red face Very embarrasing question...

I'm hoping this post is allowed, as I am not trying to cause any problems or go against board rules. I am just looking for some answers. This is not something I have shared with anyone. When I was...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-27-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,138
Posted By USmiss
Re: rocd symptoms

What exactly are your thoughts surrounding your wife. Since you have been together so long, did you have these thoughts earlier in the relationship or is this something new?
I know for me, I tend to...
Board: High & Low Blood Pressure 01-26-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By USmiss
Re: Hypotension and exercise?

My blood pressure can't afford to be any lower! I'm light headed and dizzy often during the day when I stand up. I won't give up working out, I just wasn't sure if there was anything I could do to...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-23-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By USmiss
Re: Rocd...

Do you see anyone?? It helps to get your thoughts outside of your head. This is so hard to deal with but I wish you the best. Try to take it day by day and keep yourself busy. I find that keeping...
Board: Anxiety 01-22-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By USmiss
Re: Buspar???

Thank you for your response. I was on 60mg of prozac and it was not helping at all. I'm currently weaning off the prozac and going onto Zoloft. We'll see how I respond to zoloft but we may try the...
Board: High & Low Blood Pressure 01-21-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By USmiss
Hypotension and exercise?

I have low blood pressure that typically runs anywhere from 90-110 over 50-65. I also have Orthostatic hypotension and have for probably 12 years. I am very active and workout 6 days a week. I lift...
Board: Raynaud's Syndrome 01-21-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,693
Posted By USmiss
Re: Raynaud's or Vasospasm WITHOUT breast feeding

I was just about to post a new posting about this to ask if anyone else has ever experienced this. I was diagnosed with Raynaud's about 3 or 4 years ago. When I am really cold, my nipples start...
Board: Mental Health 01-20-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By USmiss
Re: "Mild" or "Soft" Bipolar???

I should also add that in the past, I have had anger outbursts when I've been argueing with my mother or boyfriend. I have thrown things, punched walls, and when I was younger I used to hit myself in...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-19-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,630
Posted By USmiss
Re: Is it truly me, anxiety affecting my relationship, or worse?

Hi There. It sounds to me like we are experiencing some of the same exact symptoms. I too have been plagued with the endless rumination and doubts about my relationship. They tear me apart and make...
Board: Mental Health 01-19-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By USmiss
"Mild" or "Soft" Bipolar???

Recent visits with my psychiatrist as well as the fact that I have not been doing well in the last few months, nor have I gotten better under his care in the last year, prompted some discussion about...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-16-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,012
Posted By USmiss
Re: Relationship OCD

Well, most of the time, I am depressed, anxious, confused, irritable, and cry a lot. It has gotten so bad lately that my relationship has been hanging by a thread. He doesn't see a future for us...
Board: Anxiety 01-15-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By USmiss
Buspar???

Hello. Wondering if anyone has ever taken BuSpar for anxiety and what your experiences were. I am very sensitive to medications and am having a hard time switching to find the right one. I am...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-15-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,766
Posted By USmiss
Re: Ocd false memories

Stop drinking? Alcohol is not good for anyone, especially those suffering from mental issues. If you are on medications, it's even worse.
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-15-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,411
Posted By USmiss
Re: ROCD or no?

It sounds to me like you are definitely suffering from ROCD. I have been suffering from it for over a year. I often worry, "well how do I know it's actually ROCD and not just real thoughts about not...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-14-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,012
Posted By USmiss
Re: Relationship OCD

I have to go to work but I will reply to this later tonight. just want you to know that I am going through the same exact situation as you. I understand you to the "t". Talk soon!
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 01-14-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By USmiss
Re: Rocd...

Hi there. <edit> I am going through the same exact thing as you. It started about 7 months into my relationship and has occured numerous times in the last year and a half. It really helps knowing...
Board: Depression 01-14-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By USmiss
Re: Started on antidepressants...

Hi there. I can relate to your Relationship OCD. I have been struggling with it off and on for over a year now. I do love my boyfriend but I get these waves of anxiety and doubt sometimes triggered...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 12-31-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,990
Posted By USmiss
Re: ROCD and the physical symtoms of extreme anxiety

At first when I read this, I thought I wrote this post. Then I realized I wrote the one underneath it. We sound exactly alike. :-(
Board: Depression 12-26-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,589
Posted By USmiss
Re: Contemplating Going Off of Effexor-Advice?

I would suggest weening off very slowly. When I went off of Effexor, I did not feel good at all. I felt dizzy, light headed and just plain strange, like I was dreaming or something. It's always best...
Board: Depression 12-22-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By USmiss
Re: prozac

Well that's what we were going to try. I said I wanted to go really slow though so about 4 weeks ago I started taking 65mg and was going to work up to 70mg. That's around when my depression and...
Board: Depression 12-22-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By USmiss
Re: prozac

I'm also on 60mg of prozac. It's not really working. I've been crying almost everyday, I still have anxiety, and I'm depressed. My doctor wants me to add 2.5mg of Abilify but I'm really scared ...
Board: Depression 12-22-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By USmiss
Re: prozac

Anti-depressants can take up to 6 weeks before you actually see a positive difference. Everyone is different but I'll be honest and say that anytime I ever increased my Prozac in the past, I had...
Board: Mental Health 12-22-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By USmiss
Re: Self-Diagnosis Obsession

I agree with you. My problem is I have no confidence, I'm too hard on myself, I expect everything to go perfectly in life, I worry to much, and I'm too smart for my own good. I have too much...
Board: Mental Health 12-22-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By USmiss
Re: Self-Diagnosis Obsession

I know those things. People tell me that all the time. It's hard to get it through my head though, you know. I hope with time and maturation that I will be able to accept myself. I have myself all...
Board: Mental Health 12-22-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By USmiss
Re: Self-Diagnosis Obsession

Yes, I am very insecure. I have never had confidence in myself and I often look to outside sources for validation. :-( I'm a perfectionist so I'm never good enough. When things don't go the way I...
Board: Mental Health 12-22-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By USmiss
Red face Self-Diagnosis Obsession

Just wondering if anyone out there analyzes themself to the point of insanity. Lately I've been worrying I have some type of Bipolar disorder. Now I've convinced myself I have some type of...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 12-21-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By USmiss
Re: Cant find the balance!

I know just how you feel. I also have an addictive personality. I believe it is partially genetic as alcoholism runs in my family with numerous people. I lost my period completely for 3 whole years....
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 12-20-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By USmiss
Re: Cant find the balance!

Hi Eliza,
Yes, it is very common for sufferers to go from starving themselves to then trying to get better and ending up binging. It happened to me and it happens to a lot of others too. I think...
Board: Mental Health 12-16-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By USmiss
Re: Possible Bipolar and Relationship Instability

And I'm so scared of it actually being that. I have such high expectations and wanted this to last forever. He is my first love and first serious boyfriend. We have shared a lot of firsts together...
Board: Mental Health 12-16-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By USmiss
Possible Bipolar and Relationship instability

Hi everyone. I have been diagnosed with Depression, OCD, anxiety, and an eating disorder that is in remission. More recently, I am starting to worry that maybe I have a mild form of Bipolar Disorder....
Board: Depression 12-16-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Posted By USmiss
Re: Lose-dose Abilify and long-term side effects?

Also, I have done some reading about Abilify. I found the FDA information and looked over that last night. However, my OCD still causes me to analyze and worry more.
Board: Depression 12-16-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Posted By USmiss
Re: Lose-dose Abilify and long-term side effects?

I do trust the doctor, but at the same time, I don't. I work in the mental health field and see the inconsistencies in care that people receive from nurses and doctors. This particular psychiatrist...
Board: Depression 12-15-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Posted By USmiss
Lose-dose Abilify and long-term side effects?

My psychiatrist just prescribed me 2.5mg of abilify to take in addition to 60 mg of prozac. I am scared of taking it because 1. I read Prozac can increase blood levels of Abilify and make elimination...
Board: Depression 12-13-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By USmiss
Prozac + Abilify=???

Hi everyone. I am currently taking 60 mg of Prozac for Depression, OCD and anxiety. Tried to go up on the Prozac but it makes my anxiety and depression worse. I'm scared to go off of it and go onto...
Board: Mental Health 12-11-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By USmiss
Re: MDD or possible Bipolar?? Please read!

Thanks again! I am seeing my psychiatrist this thursday so I'm gonna mention my concerns and see what he says. I've mentioned it before and they asked me several questions to which I responded no and...
Board: Mental Health 12-10-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By USmiss
Re: MDD or possible Bipolar?? Please read!

Thank you for your input. I really appreciate it. That does not sound like me at all. When I'm in a good mood, of course I'm more inclined to talk and be friendly but I'm never so talkative that...
Board: Mental Health 12-10-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By USmiss
Re: MDD or possible Bipolar?? Please read!

When I look Cyclothymia up, it sort of sounds like me in that my moods flucuate but when I read the symptoms of the hypomanic episodes, it sounds just like regular Mania. I don't have an inflated...
Board: Mental Health 12-10-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By USmiss
Re: MDD or possible Bipolar?? Please read!

Hi there. I do take Prozac, 60mg. Does not seem like it helps much though. When I increased from 20 to 40mg and 40mg to 60, I had severe anxiety for 4-5 weeks as well as emotionally instability. Then...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 12-09-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By USmiss
Re: Anorexia - Very worried

Yes your BMI is low. If you KNOW you are underweight and don't feel you are fat when you look in the mirror, then it will be easier for you to get better. Why do you lie about how much you ate if you...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 12-09-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By USmiss
Re: eating help

Are you looking for advice on how to lose more weight? Because no one is going to give it to you here. You are already underweight and obviously have very unhealthy habits. Have you not ever been...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 12-09-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By USmiss
Re: Anorexia - Very worried

I'm still a little confused. Do you have a physical loss of appetite that has no mental basis? Or do you restrict your food intake because you want to lose weight or are afraid of gaining weight? I...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 12-08-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By USmiss
Re: Anorexia - Very worried

Anorexia, though technically means "loss of appetite", is a mental disorder. I've never heard of a baby having Anorexia as in the mental illness. But anyways, I don't know your statistics and don't...
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