Scared of incoming mood swing

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

CassandraLee
Veteran Member


Date Joined Feb 2003
Total Posts : 844
   Posted 8/2/2010 7:26 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Guys. about a month ago I was put on Prozac in addition to a low dose of Seroquel and Trazadone. I'm not sure, perhaps I forgot to take my Prozac this morning...but I'm feeling one heck of a mood swing moving in. The Prozac has actually been great the past 2 weeks. Instead of feeling all stressed out I actually haven't been feeling too much of anything. But with bills piling up again and having a very long wait to see if my shortsale will be approved, I'm feeling a bunch of feelings building up at once. And this scares me. I feel angry for still not having a real full-time job (1.5 years now in looking) of struggling with everything to survive financially, and for whatever other reasons. I also feel depressed and angry with myself and I feel real apathetic too. I feel like that big black hole is starting to open up again. So many feelings at once! But when I feel this way I tend to open my mouth without an edit button and say/act in ways that I would punish my own children for.

How do I handle this swing and stay calm? My therapist is away on vacation this week and I feel like my anchor is gone.

Thanks for listening.

Cass

THE HAPPY TURTLE
Elite Member


Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 18746
   Posted 8/3/2010 3:16 AM (GMT -7)   
cass, you have begun. by communicating. alike you i too am struggling. i have been on a disability pension for 10 yrs now. so, i too will feel it when i again begin to look for employment. i myself try to defragment my mind, easier said than done. you have a lot on your plate, thus for me i actually slow things up, physically, thus the head can catch up emotionally. that darn dirty black hole sucks!! please know that i am here for you. remember that you are a caring and unique individual. as i have found out!!! my e-mail is always open. sending healing thoughts your way. jamie.
YESTERDAY IS A BUTTERLY WITHOUT WINGS. (ME)
 
DX, MDD, SEVERE BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER.
 
REMEMBER TO LOVE YOU. BE YOU AND BE TRUE.

getting by
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 40568
   Posted 8/3/2010 6:23 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Cass,
 
Remember, one day at a time.  One moment at a time if we have to.  I use a pill box to keep my meds in so I know if I took them or not.  It really does help. 
 
I know when I was working, I would forget my meds.  So you really should try a pill box, with the different days in them.  That way you know what you took.  Give it a try.
 
I hope that you feel better soon.  Life gets hard at times.  When you feel a mood swing coming on, try some meditation.  That grounds us and gives us a good feeling.
 
Best wishes to you my friend.
 
Hugs, Karen
  Moderator-Depression and fibromyalgia
 
fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, depression,allergies
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Saturday, December 03, 2016 8:57 AM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,732,074 posts in 300,988 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 151152 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, JesperTrottier.
273 Guest(s), 11 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Michael_T, Bomon, pmm73, DennisinNY, quincy, colitisteen98, Traveler, trumpet123, Kmuth, Mister Mike, multifacetedme


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2016 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer