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Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 268
   Posted 4/6/2009 8:03 PM (GMT -6)   
It's been awhile since I've posted on the message board.  I see lots of names I don't recognize.
Looks like I have some catching up to do! 
I've had A/P since my early 20's (I'm now 37) and I currently take Cymbalta. It has helped a great deal, but I still have moments when my anxiety sets in.
I'm not sure if my a/p will every go away completely, but I am learning to deal with it.
I think some of my a/p has to do with my worrying mostly about little things.  My mind seems to go back and forth from one thing to another almost non-stop.   I definately need to live "in the moment" more and slow down.   yeah
Thanks for reading and I hope everyone has a good night.
~Take Life One Minute At A Time!
~What Does Not Kill Us Makes Us Stronger!

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Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 1284
   Posted 4/6/2009 8:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome back, then! :)... Love your screen name. YAY SUNSHINE! :D
I think I am being picked on by life, sometimes. But's that okay. Life and I are good buddies... I know life doesn't mean no harm. It just is the way it is. I can accept that.

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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 1190
   Posted 4/6/2009 8:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Mary - I like your handle...."sunshine" seems like such a positive and uplifting thing to call yourself! :-) Nice to meet you.

I deal with anxiety, too, and depression, but I've found in a short month now that this is a really supportive community, and it's helped me a lot.

Regular Member

Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 268
   Posted 4/6/2009 8:21 PM (GMT -6)   
It's nice to meet you both!
The people in this forum are sooooo supportive and giving of themselves.
They give wonderful advice and understand what were going through!
~Take Life One Minute At A Time!
~What Does Not Kill Us Makes Us Stronger!

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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 32602
   Posted 4/7/2009 7:28 AM (GMT -6)   

Hello Mary,

I am glad to see you here and I know you have been posting on my Sister's thread and I appreciate it so are a true friend to me.

Just wanted to stop in and say Good Morning to you my shunshine.

The Other Mary,

Kitt  turn


Kitt, Co-Moderator: Anxiety/Panic & Depression
&  Moderator GERD  Forums

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Peace does not dwell in outward things, but within the soul
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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 4/7/2009 9:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Sunshine welcome back! I too love your screenname. I like you suffer in much the same way with my anxiety. I am always worrying about the little things. Trying to stay in the moment, but those little thoughts like to try to creep back in don't they. Look forward to hearing more from you.

Gail *Nanners*
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Anxiety/Panic Forum
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 and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 1015
   Posted 4/7/2009 1:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey, Sunshine! Nice to meet you and sorry to hear you suffer from anxiety, too. I hope you post more here so we can get to know you better!
Anxiety Disorder/Mitral Valve Prolapse
40 mg Prozac, Toprol 75 mg and occasionally Ativan

Regular Member

Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 268
   Posted 4/7/2009 9:59 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm glad to be back.  You have always been a true friend to me and I'll never forget it!
Thanks for the welcome.  I appreciate your kind words.
It's so nice to meet you too.  It feels good to be posting again.
~Take Life One Minute At A Time!
~What Does Not Kill Us Makes Us Stronger!

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