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    My social anxiety is diminished with Social Isolation in place

    I find myself dreading the day that society goes back to normal. Not that I like the horrible impact on health and lives and economy, etc. of this pandemic. I have noticed I feel very comfortable knowing I don't have to interact with others. I usually feel so awkward and distant from others when...
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    Ketamine vs TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation)

    I have had 7 days of TMS and just found out there is a Ketamine clinic in my town. I am thinking of quitting the TMS and going for the Ketamine.It is done via an IV. Can anyone here share their experience with either? Apparantly they both don't last forever so you need ongoing treatments. TMS...
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    Anyone have an estranged sister?

    My older sister (now age 67) was an arrogant, mean bully growing up. She was embarrassed of her family and taunted her siblings. Through our adult years, she has not changed but is extremely subtle with her abuse. I cut her off in 2006 when our narsisistic mom passed away, I had had enough. My...
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    A simple poem

    I need to share this simple little poem that came to me this morn. It is the first time in many years that I, for a moment, came out of the darkness of my mind to endeavor rhyming. I will count it as progress. Please forgive if too simple for you or does not make sense. It makes sense to me. I...
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    Suffer in silence

    Was watching a movie the other day and the actor said of his passed away wife that she “never complained a day or moment (during her years of pain and sickness), everyday she stated what a beautiful day it was”. My thoughts is that person was trying to “suffer in silence” so she was not a...
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    Dealing with me today

    Woke up with better feelings and more energy. The anxiety is so strong always, including today. It is still terror inside telling me to hurry up and get everything done today. I am breathing, did yoga and dance. The voice is telling me nothing I do is good enough and I’m ready to be criticized...
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    I think i need to ask my roommate to move out

    I asked an old boyfriend to move in with me when I was having some severe ptsd symptoms that did not allow me to clean my house or walk my dog. He has been homeless in the past and lives on a small pittance from the government. Our arrangement was to trade his help for no rent. This has been the...
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