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  • I Quit My Antidepressants Cold Turkey

    I have been taking antidepressants for about two years now. I take them for my anxiety. Just before I began to take them, I started developing chronic panic attacks. I would have them at least twice a week. It was getting to the point where my anxiety hindered my daily life, so I decided it was time to take some…

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    Why Am I Shy?

    Why am I shy?  I used to ask myself this question all the time.  I would question God.  Wonder why He created me this way.  What is the point of me being shy?  I would obsess over this question.  I would review my life and see what event caused me to be this way.  You want to know what I found out? …

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    I’m Not Mean, I’m Just Quiet…

    This happened at work the other night: Coworker: “So where are you from?” Me: *Ok, Paleeza.  You got this.  Just answer where you’re from.* “Delaware.” *Shoot, she might think the state.  Or she might want to know where I live now.  I don’t live in Delaware now.  What if she tells people I live in Delaware and has that false…

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    Moving Gave Me Another Panic Attack…

    Moving is a huge change with many parts involved.  It is enough to make anyone stressed or anxious.  As for me, someone who already suffers from anxiety disorders, it is extremely difficult to cope with everything that goes into the moving process. Buying a house alone is stressful enough.  Then there’s the packing.  I worry about things getting packed on…

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    An Open Letter To Our Little Apartment…

    Dear Stratford Town Apartment, I remember when we first found you.  It was hard finding the perfect apartment for us.  Matthew and I did not want to have to pay rent.  We wanted to buy a house, however we were not financially ready for that yet.  Apartment hunting took a couple of weeks.  Every place we looked at was either…

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