I'm back, last grandchild of the summer returned back home safely. Hmmm, I never thought about mothers drinking back in the old days having an affect on our nervous systems or taking meds that doctors would come unglued over now. That's a new twist. My mother is deceased so no way of knowing now.
Anxiety can make us feel some really weird things Cathy. Then when you have a phobia about taking meds it makes it all worse. I have two doctors wanting me to try cymbalta but since it is in capsules and your not suppose to break the capsules open to take just a little I can't bring myself to take it. Of course when I read how hard it is to get off of that makes me not want to take it too. I can't get off the amitriptyline I've been on for 10 yrs. I've been on and off of it since my late 20s before I had a med phobia.
Like you I had some bad reactions to meds and that is what started the med phobia.
I'm so glad your DH is there for you and understands it. My DH has a few phobias himself so it does make it easier. Of course the time I was suppose to take Tylenol 3 for pain and he said, "for heaven sakes just take the stuff" and I did and he had to rush me to the hospital a half hour later cause my stomach was hurting so bad I was about to pass out from the pain kinda made him a believer in why I hate to take meds.
luv and hugs
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