I have found a new level of respect for those suffering through the trauma of medication withdrawal. This is the most difficult experience I have ever faced with symptoms of intense derealization, depersonalization, obsessive unwanted thoughts, paranoid ideation, insomnia, brain fog, not to mention all of the physical aches and pains...I know I will succeed… Continue reading A window of clarity
firstname.lastname@example.org I have come to the realization that I am not my feelings. I am also not my body or my mind. I am consciousness watching it all happen to me and for me. Now before you click off this post and write me off as crazy take this into consideration. How many times are… Continue reading Who are You?
@djmckennon I have never lived in so much fear until now it seems like I'm on the edge of sanity having panic attack after panic attack. I realize just now that we can only focus on one thought at a time and when you focus on changing your mind after benzodiazepine withdrawal you have to… Continue reading Getting back to reality
@djmckennon Freedom isn't free. We have all heard those words but what do they mean? I recently decided to stop taking a medication previously prescribed by my doctor for anxiety. (Clonazepam) I couldn't know what hell would be unleashed on my spirit when I finally stopped taking it. Depression, depersonalization, derealization, among a wide variety… Continue reading What is the cost Freedom?