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Proud_Lefty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-10-06 10:41 PM
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25. Many years ago, I had a major breakdown
Spent time in ICU. Everything was stuck in high gear. Couldn't sleep, couldn't eat, couldn't sit still. Never want to go through that again. Hope you can focus on the positives in your life. I know it's hard when everything seems to crumbling down around you. Take my word for it; fighting the negative is a thousand times better than giving in and going on a ride you'd never wish on your worst enemy.
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  -Anyone ever have a nervous breakdown? shadowknows69  Sep-10-06 10:10 PM   #0 
  - Well, kind of, and I've seen it happen.  Lindacooks   Sep-10-06 10:13 PM   #1 
  - Take deep breaths, lie down, close your eyes and repeat  whistle   Sep-10-06 10:14 PM   #2 
  - hey ,.... pm me if you like.  seabeyond   Sep-10-06 10:14 PM   #3 
  - What are your symptoms?  gully   Sep-10-06 10:14 PM   #4 
  - Serious???  rubberducky   Sep-10-06 10:15 PM   #5 
  - thanks all  shadowknows69   Sep-10-06 10:18 PM   #7 
     - Oh, I'm sorry about your dog.  Lindacooks   Sep-10-06 10:24 PM   #12 
     - In post 10 I said I have had many bad things happen in  never_get_over_it   Sep-10-06 10:32 PM   #18 
     - i am so sorry about your dog  yorkiemommie1   Sep-10-06 10:43 PM   #28 
  - Yes, and as it turns out I am bipolar so will likely have more. :^( Hope  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-10-06 10:16 PM   #6 
  - I've Had A Tough Time Of Things A Few Times  Tace   Sep-10-06 10:18 PM   #8 
  - Panic attack, not nervous breakdown.  Bluebear   Sep-10-06 10:18 PM   #9 
  - Interesting that you should ask this  never_get_over_it   Sep-10-06 10:19 PM   #10 
  - I've had "close" episodes- then found out I was bi-polar & started on meds  kerry-is-my-prez   Sep-10-06 10:22 PM   #11 
  - Been down the prozac road  shadowknows69   Sep-10-06 10:25 PM   #13 
  - Welcome to Amerika.  patrice   Sep-10-06 10:25 PM   #14 
  - No thanks, no thanks and no thanks  shadowknows69   Sep-10-06 10:27 PM   #15 
     - wait... do you mean a panic attack?  lala_rawraw   Sep-10-06 10:31 PM   #17 
        - Those are the same symptoms of an acid flashback  shadowknows69   Sep-10-06 10:34 PM   #20 
           - okay, then far less serious than nervous breakdown...  lala_rawraw   Sep-10-06 10:46 PM   #31 
  - my understanding is that it is a general/generic term  lala_rawraw   Sep-10-06 10:28 PM   #16 
  - I'm so sorry.  AZBlue   Sep-10-06 10:32 PM   #19 
  - Hate to say it but 9/11 is probably a lot of it  shadowknows69   Sep-10-06 10:36 PM   # 
  - Just wanted to offer you this--  bliss_eternal   Sep-10-06 10:36 PM   #21 
  - There's hope...  Just-plain-Kathy   Sep-10-06 10:36 PM   #22 
  - no offense but  shadowknows69   Sep-10-06 10:41 PM   #24 
  - Like everyone says, it may be panic (or anxiety) attacks.  cat_girl25   Sep-10-06 10:38 PM   #23 
  - Many years ago, I had a major breakdown  Proud_Lefty   Sep-10-06 10:41 PM   #25 
  - I think I'm in the midst of one right now.  graywarrior   Sep-10-06 10:42 PM   #26 
  - your library or bookstore probably has a copy of a very good book called  renate   Sep-10-06 10:43 PM   #27 
  - When mom died  The Straight Story   Sep-10-06 10:45 PM   #29 
  - "Nervous Breakdown"  Cheney Killed Bambi   Sep-10-06 10:46 PM   #30 
  - That's what I was going to say....  Sparkly   Sep-10-06 10:50 PM   #32 
     - Thank you all once again  shadowknows69   Sep-10-06 10:56 PM   #33 
  - Locking. Please see this:  Moderator   Sep-10-06 10:56 PM   #34 
 

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