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Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By lmac
Re: employment

I'm just over 2.4 years off meds. My cognition has been VERY challenging where employment is concerned. I had to take a leave of absence for about 5 months during acute. Then I went back to work even...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By lmac
Re: How to deal with suicidal thoughts?

Exactly what Babs said!!
I had these thoughts almost 24/7 for about 7 months straight. I also had that neuro fear and sheet terror at the same time so I was terrified by my own thoughts and couldn't...
Forum: General Discussion 04-09-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 638
Posted By lmac
Re: Cognitive Issues

Thank GOD you are okay!!
Cognitive issues even late in the game, I have noticed is fairly common. I am also one of these people. I STILL suffer from cognitive problems and it affects my job. At 2...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By lmac
Re: Today I had a "window"

Isn't it so nice when we get to experience feeling normal, even for a day?
I'm glad you got to reassure yourself that you WILL get past this and be normal again. We really need this little reminder...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,024
Posted By lmac
Re: 6-year Update - Lexapro Withdrawal

Thanks Aeroman.
Ya, it's so hard to see or even say there are improvements because most symptoms comes back in waves and waves can still feel horrible and scary even 2.5 years out. Many talk about...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,024
Posted By lmac
Re: 6-year Update - Lexapro Withdrawal

Wow. It's so nice to have you come back with an update. You definitely have been in my top 3 of inspirational stories. I have almost all your updates defaulted on my iPhone screen for quick access....
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By lmac
Re: what do you do if the brain zaps won't stop

I had them severely too for long time. Not to scare you hit mine lasted like that for over a year. I totally got used it to though and for some reason they never scared me. Too many people had then...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By lmac
Re: what do you do if the brain zaps won't stop

I had them severely too for long time. Not to scare you hit mine lasted like that for over a year. I totally got used it to though and for some reason they never scared me. Too many people had then...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By lmac
Re: hello

Thanks for posting Gettingbetter. I hear you in the waves and windows. I am 2.5 years off and still having them. It is definitely a wd thing and NOT a life thing. Those of us who have actually...
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By lmac
Re: Success!

Thanks for coming back for an update Schwanke! This is such great news!!
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 457
Posted By lmac
Re: Dizziness and now pressure in my head.

Unfortunately 19 months out and 30 months out are far too late to RI. You are literally 1 month off. Going back to a smaller dose would probably halt most of your symptoms. Those of us who have had...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,129
Posted By lmac
Re: I need some advice

I bet all my money too. It's WD. You were on a very long time so you brain has major adjusting to do. And it's way too early to tell if it's original symptoms. You need to be off the meds and free of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 457
Posted By lmac
Re: Dizziness and now pressure in my head.

I agree with FJ. We are 2 of many on here that have had one hell of a ride. You may be feeling sick and then some for much longer than a while. You are only 1 month in. Give it a few months and it...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By lmac
Re: 20 month update

I know 20 months can seem like a lifetime by then. It truly feels permanent at this point doesn't it. I hit the 30 month mark yesterday and I can definitely say at 20 months I was way worse than even...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By lmac
Re: Please someone help me

OMG. You are my daughter' age. My heart is just breaking for you. My worst fear is to have my daughter ever feel even an ounce of pain this crap as caused!!
I am 2.5 years off in a couple of days and...
Forum: Journals 02-22-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 31,310
Posted By lmac
Re: My journey through the valley of the shadow of death!

Jopro, thanks for your update. I'm sooooo overly glad you are having some relief. You sure as heck deserve to feel what normalcy is like. Even if it's for a few moments in a day.
I too am having...
Forum: Journals 01-26-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 31,310
Posted By lmac
Re: My journey through the valley of the shadow of death!

I love it! "Chicken pecking". Good analogy!!
I get the wonky eyes. In fact have had it again the past few days. It's like the mind racing but with the eyes. Like no control. Yuk!
Thanks for putting...
Forum: Journals 01-25-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 31,310
Posted By lmac
Re: My journey through the valley of the shadow of death!

OMG !! You have just started to get the ear and head stuff? What is with that? New crazy physical symptoms so late in the game. This makes me feel SO much better. I keep thinking I'm the exception to...
Forum: Journals 01-25-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 31,310
Posted By lmac
Re: My journey through the valley of the shadow of death!

Ya, nobody can possibly understand unless they've actually lived this. We must sound like whiners and complainers to the outside world because we have no other way of explaining this. They just all...
Forum: Journals 01-25-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 31,310
Posted By lmac
Re: My journey through the valley of the shadow of death!

And to those are afraid of my first post, this doesn't happen to everyone. For me it's a combination of 12 years on AD's, switching meds, ct'ing at least 3 times and 2 very fast tapers. I've had a...
Forum: Journals 01-25-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 31,310
Posted By lmac
Re: My journey through the valley of the shadow of death!

Please don't be sorry. I take comfort knowing that someone else is having the same horric stuff happen. I really do. Without it , I think id be dead by now because this truly feels possessed and...
Forum: Journals 01-24-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 31,310
Posted By lmac
Re: My journey through the valley of the shadow of death!

My heart truly goes out to you Jopro. The relation is unreal! I just finished one of these episodes a couple of weeks ago.
If it's any consolation, I too was told that things improve by 18 months and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By lmac
Re: Sometimes I think I should have stayed on Zoloft

You aren't alone. Search the forum, there are plenty who have had head issues. I am one of them. Sorry to say I am almost 29 months off Zoloft and my head issues are my worst physical stuff left. I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By lmac
Re: The foggy head makes me soooo depressed.

I too have horrendous head stuff going on since day 1. Mine has actually gotten much worse since 22 months. I am now off 28.5 months.
You're not alone. It's very frustrating and scary and causes a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By lmac
Re: Newbie...just need an ear who may understand.

Sorry to hear you're going through this.
I was swapped over from Paxil to Zoloft and it DESTROYED me. I did a taper to get off Zoloft in 5 months and it's now been almost 2.5 years off the meds and...
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