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  • Fighting through to care for self on today, in your lowest as well as your highest moments remember that people more then things have to be revived, restored, and renewed not later but now! So invest in time with yourself today, self care is a necessity...... #selfcare #selfreminder #nobettertimethentoday #beautifullypainful
  • Fighting through to care for self on today, in your lowest as well as your highest moments remember that people more then things have to be revived, restored, and renewed not later but now! So invest in time with yourself today, self care is a necessity...... #selfcare #selfreminder #nobettertimethentoday #beautifullypainful
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  • Lately I’ve been struggling with what I thought were anxiety attacks. But this has been next level. It’s not only my brain that’s been wired, but I’ve been having a lot of physical symptoms.
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Body aches. Headaches. Nausea. Dizziness. Difficult breathing. Shakes. Racing heart. Feeling like something thick is running through my veins.
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I decided I wasn’t going to sit around and let these attacks control my day. They’ve been debilitating. I’ve had to leave my classes for upwards of 30 minutes to try to get things under control. I’ve had to stay hyper focused to try and concentrate the anxiety to one part of my body so I can continue to function. But because this has been happening once a week, and because I’ve been fine in between attacks, I knew something had to be done.
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I called up my psychiatrist and here’s what we figured out together: The very first medication I was put on was Lexapro, an anti-depressant. And we thought it was controlling my depression, which I now have other meds that serve that function, so I’ve been working towards getting off of it. I’ve been on a 5mg dosage for months now. But what we realized was this: when I first started with Lexapro, it was to help with panic. And as my panic attacks got worse at that time, my primary care doctor kept upping the dosage. We forgot about that. Bingo.
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Identifying your triggers is important. Identifying patterns from the beginning of your treatment is important. Identifying what path you took with your medication to get to a healthy space is important. It’s hard to make those calls and admit that you need help. But like I’ve said, this kind of journey is not one you can take alone. So no, I’m not getting off of Lexapro any time soon, but a few weeks from now, hopefully I’ll be catastrophizing less and I won’t feel like irrational thoughts are ruining my day. Always a work in progress.
  • Lately I’ve been struggling with what I thought were anxiety attacks. But this has been next level. It’s not only my brain that’s been wired, but I’ve been having a lot of physical symptoms.
    -
    Body aches. Headaches. Nausea. Dizziness. Difficult breathing. Shakes. Racing heart. Feeling like something thick is running through my veins.
    -
    I decided I wasn’t going to sit around and let these attacks control my day. They’ve been debilitating. I’ve had to leave my classes for upwards of 30 minutes to try to get things under control. I’ve had to stay hyper focused to try and concentrate the anxiety to one part of my body so I can continue to function. But because this has been happening once a week, and because I’ve been fine in between attacks, I knew something had to be done.
    -
    I called up my psychiatrist and here’s what we figured out together: The very first medication I was put on was Lexapro, an anti-depressant. And we thought it was controlling my depression, which I now have other meds that serve that function, so I’ve been working towards getting off of it. I’ve been on a 5mg dosage for months now. But what we realized was this: when I first started with Lexapro, it was to help with panic. And as my panic attacks got worse at that time, my primary care doctor kept upping the dosage. We forgot about that. Bingo.
    -
    Identifying your triggers is important. Identifying patterns from the beginning of your treatment is important. Identifying what path you took with your medication to get to a healthy space is important. It’s hard to make those calls and admit that you need help. But like I’ve said, this kind of journey is not one you can take alone. So no, I’m not getting off of Lexapro any time soon, but a few weeks from now, hopefully I’ll be catastrophizing less and I won’t feel like irrational thoughts are ruining my day. Always a work in progress.
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