Thank you all for your input. It's nice to know that I'm not alone! I will have to mention this to my rheumy next month & see if he can give me something to help. I was talking to my mom about this today & it dawned on us that I have actually had problems with anxiety off and on since I was a little girl. It just seems to be worse now, possibly because this has been such a rough year, health-wise & my lupus has been pretty active? Also, I never monitored my bp until recently, so in reality that is probably nothing new either. I feel bad that it seems like I only come to this site when I have problems, but sometimes its hard to explain myself to someone who is perfectly healthy & can't relate to my "special" problems. You all are so wonderful & make me feel so much better! It helps to know that someone has been there before & that it will get better. Thank you all for just being there & being so supportive!
P.S. Butterflake, I love your nap idea! I haven't been able to work many hours this year, but I will keep that in mind for the future. Also, I wanted to let you know that whenever I look at my bouquet, it still brightens my day! :) Did I ever send you a picture?? Love you 2!
Lots of Love!
Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, High Blood Pressure, Anemia, Congestive Heart Failure, Kidney Failure