Feeling pretty good yesterday and today....

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seechell
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   Posted 1/16/2007 12:31 PM (GMT -6)   
My husband FINALLY went back to work yesterday. Although I love him dearly, he was driving me nuts. Constantly hovering, telling me what I should do, being upset if I didn't take my meds EXACTLY on time. I might be late by an hour or so and he flips out. He kept telling me that I'm in the same rut I've been in for a long time. He thought I was reverting back to old behaviors. He'd see the tiniest thing and say that he was uncomfortable leaving me home, they were warning signs. UUGGHHH!!! I can now do what I want, when I want. I'm on my own time table. I know he has lots of reasons to worry about me because of my history the last 5 or 6 months, but gee whiz. I felt like a child.
 
He still has control of all my meds. They are still locked in a safe. He puts out all my daily doses of stuff and then goes to work. I take them at the appropriate time. I understand him not trusting me. But if I was intent on doing something, there are many over the counter things to take that are just as dangerous in high enough doses as some of my meds in lower doses. All I'd have to do is go to the store. He can't hover over me and be with me 24/7 just to make sure I don't do anything stupid.
 
The current medication cocktail I'm on seems to be working, finally. It took alot of tweaking but I think I'm almost there. That doesn't mean I don't still have certain thoughts every once in a while. Just the compulsiveness to react on them has softened.
 
I really feel good. I feel like there may be a light at the end of this tunnel. I can't see it yet, maybe a flicker, but I know it's there. I FEEL GOOD!!! Yippy!!! yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Take Care,
               Chelle
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harry4
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   Posted 1/16/2007 12:37 PM (GMT -6)   
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I am happy things are getting better but dont lrt hudbasnd diown by abusing OTC stuff also
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bluemeanies
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   Posted 1/16/2007 3:18 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm glad to hear you are doing better. Having someone hover over you can be annoying but I bet he did it because he cares. Keep looking for the light.

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   Posted 1/16/2007 3:50 PM (GMT -6)   

Chelle , I'm soooooooo happy things are on the up.

Mother hens eh......only so much you can take of them LOL!

There IS a light at the end of the tunnel for you hun ((((HUGS))))

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jordaNZone
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   Posted 1/17/2007 5:27 AM (GMT -6)   
Yay Chelle..you made it thru the rough stuff, well done!
It's obvious to me that your husband is a darling - lucky you..
Enjoy your personal space..
Remember that you are in control of yourself and your actions...
It might be a good time to take up a new activity and keep that mind occupied :-)
Do you have any personal goals that you can easily acheive? Little steps to start with eh :)
Any long term goals you can work towards perhaps?
Post us back with your progress..looking forward to hearing positive things from you Chelle...am very proud of you!
Maree
 

Howlyncat
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   Posted 1/17/2007 5:27 AM (GMT -6)   
SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Happyyyyyyyyyy
For you Chelle bout dang time Id say
Kudos
You have come a long way
I had a sigh of relief when hubby went back to work too
MEN.........some lol not all
Drive ya batty ......
keep up the great work and you will see that light hun
Luvs
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