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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 12/6/2008 6:42 PM (GMT -6)   
 Really bad day... week, month... I feel disposable. sad
51 yr.old retired RN,Crohn's D for last35 yrs..severe esophagitis, migraines,strictures,urethral stricture,depression,probable MS.,RLS, arthritis, PTSD ,general anxiety disorder.

Green Grove
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   Posted 12/6/2008 6:59 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm feeling pretty out myself right now, so from one down person to another. . . I wish you the best :) Just remember that tomorrow is another day (a little too "Gone With The Wind":), and that you are a wonderful and kind lady. You are NOT disposable either, because we all would be lost without you :)
Much Love, Hugs, Peace & Comfort :)

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   Posted 12/6/2008 7:20 PM (GMT -6)   

Hello Ladies,

My day has been right there with yours so we are now a trio.

Think positive thoughts, leaving no room for failure that you “just can’t do this.” I think we have to kick the stinkin thinkin to the curb.

Many hugs and prayers to both of you.



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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 2721
   Posted 12/6/2008 7:53 PM (GMT -6)   

Sweet Mama,

You are not disposable...NO! Your beautiful daughters need you and there is a special birthday happening..why could you ever imagine the world without you in it? Kitt is right..get those kicking boots on and send them to the curb.

Love ya


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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 1683
   Posted 12/7/2008 5:04 AM (GMT -6)   

you are anything but disposable- although i know the feeling well. you have provided so much clarity and support for me, i cant thank you enough for your genuine, sweet replies. You have no idea how much your kind words have helped me.

You are STRONG. You are BEAUTIFUL. You are WORTHY. You are NEEDED. You are LOVED. You are EXCEPTIONAL.

prayers for you, Maz XX

            'He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds.' (Psalm 147:3)                  
Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, CFS, Fibromyalgia, TMJ disorder, Endometriosis, PCOD, Chronic E.N.T infections, Reactive Arthritis, GERD, Sinusitis, IBS,  Allergies, Glandular fever, Migraines, Anemia, Chemical/Noise/Light sensitivity, Trichotilomania, PTSD, Seasonal Mood  Disorder, OCD, Benign Vertigo,  Impaired immune system. Tachycardia, tinnitus, low clotting factor= bruising. Tendonitis, Bursitis.
Meds: Zoloft 150mg. Xanax 4mg. Celebrex. Mobic. Panadeine Forte. Digesic.
Multiple surgeries- I bear the scars of my poor physical health.
Age:28. First diagnosed at 14. Proud Aussie.

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   Posted 12/7/2008 1:12 PM (GMT -6)   
My sweet friend marie-claire you are definetly not disposable. You are very loved by your children and grandchildren, I KNOW IT!!! Sometimes kids don't always show it, but I do know that they love you. And I love you and need you too!! Kick the stinkin thinkin to the curb and lean on us, we are here for you always.
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis. Currently my Crohns is in remission.

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Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 310
   Posted 12/7/2008 2:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Noooooo, definitely not, you are not disposable, Marie-Claire. But as one who has felt pretty lousy lately, I am right there with you and I know how you feel. But we can kick down our negative thoughts and make the best of things. I send you lots of hugs and hope that together we can remember to take it all a step at a time.

Betsy (-:
Dx Crohn's Disease 1996
Have taken Prednisone, Pentasa, Rowasa, and Asacol
Currently on Asacol 2400 mg daily to manage remission

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Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 900
   Posted 12/7/2008 9:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Everyone... thank you so much for your caring support. Boy it sure has been a rough go lately. My PTSD is so out of control... I'm having terrible , horrible thoughts at the weirdest times. I have been going for my walk every day... something new for me.... The ocean walk has always 'restored' this tired old soul, but lately I find no joy in that.
I managed to get thru my grandaughters 1st birthday party.... no one noticed.... but I felt like crying inside... I just smiled and sang and did what I was supposed to do....
There is something wrong with me.... I have always, even when things were rough, been able to find joy in simple things.... this is frightening.
Today as I was walking... a picture of my daughter dead by the road suddenly popped into my head... I was screaming in my head too... .I had to fight that image with all my might... talked to myself...
"Mary, that is not going to happen" etc...
My doctor has told me that if this doesn't improve by January she is going to up my antidepressant. She thinks maybe the holidays are tirggering some bad memories/ issues. Everyone has a hard time at xmas...
My thoughts and prayers are with you all....
so much crying lately... I'm starting to look like I have two Hoover dams under each eye.!
51 yr.old retired RN,Crohn's D for last35 yrs..severe esophagitis, migraines,strictures,urethral stricture,depression,probable MS.,RLS, arthritis, PTSD ,general anxiety disorder.

sanja k
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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 1
   Posted 12/7/2008 9:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone,i was just going tru internet to find out if bp can go up while you having a panic attack,and post from Marie-Claire had help me a lot :)))
I do wanna tell everyone that i had panic attacks back in 2000 when my husband had a car acident,i was suffering for almost a year,tryed everything,went to all kinds of doctors,accupancture.....Until one sleepless night i was watching a tv and so infomercial with Lucinda Baset,program is called ATTACKING ANXIETY & DEPRESSION....I was like hey this was the only thing that i didnt try so i ordered it,let me tell you guys its a MIRACLE PROGRAM,its a 18 weeks program ,it has tapes,dvds,book and i did the test first day and the same test after 18 weeks AND I COULDNT BELIVE THAT I WAS FEELING LIKE THAT......ever since then i was fine.......
Well 2 months ago my father died in front of my eyes and of course now i am thinking about bad toughts again...well i got my book and tapes out today from the garage and planing to start using it ....SO MARIE-CLAIRE THIS IS A MIRACLE PROGRAM WHICH I AM SURE IT WOULD HELP YOU.....
anyone who has questions please ask me cos i know how all of you feelllll :(
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