Hi Suzy and welcome. You've been given some great advise. I love this board. All the people here are awesome. Just wanted to say hi and (((((HUGS))))).
Sometimes I watch a movie or read a book to get involved in someone else's land, for lack of a better word. That seems to calm me down. It takes my mind off of "me", which is where I don't want to be at that time.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference."
DX: ankylosing spondylitis, periferal neuropathy, chronic migraines/headaches, depression/panic attacks, probable Bi-Polar, hypothyroidism, hypoglycemia, orthostatic hypotension, sleep apnea
RX: synthroid, estradiol, cymbalta, xanax, proamatine, inderal la, neurontin, torfanil pm, celebrex, sonata, aspirin, relpax, phenergan, esgic plus
Surgeries: hysterectomy 1997, tonsillectomy 2001, deviated septum 2005, cataracts (both eyes) 2006