Posts by Michael

 
  • “Surprise!” screams a Panic Attack.

    “Surprise!” screams a Panic Attack.

    I have had a string of really good days. Let’s get that out of the way first. To begin with I believe the augmentation drug my doctor prescribed me is working. Generally — NOT FRICKIN’ RIGHT NOW — but generally […]

     
  • another tactic to outwit Anxiety

    another tactic to outwit Anxiety

    A little over a week ago I posted eight somewhat-successful tactics (for me) to outwit Anxiety. The tactics ranged from going on the offense by beginning the day with exercise to get endorphins — chemicals that both help fight pain […]

     
  • a handful tactics to outwit Anxiety

    a handful tactics to outwit Anxiety

    I’ll admit it. I find a post about tactics to outwit Anxiety a bit awkward. To the ignorant ear, such techniques may make it sound like you can simply “snap out of” your mental illness. That would be a terrible […]

     
  • doctor surprises me with a med tweak

    doctor surprises me with a med tweak

    Today, I’m writing two posts about dealing with Anxiety.  This one is about a little surprise my mental health doctor recommended two days ago.  She suggested we augment my current mental health medication to test whether I can lessen the Anxiety […]

     
  • the day after an anxiety-filled day

    the day after an anxiety-filled day

    My head hurts.  My muscles hurt.  And nearly all my nerve endings feel like nubs experiencing something between fatigue and pain. Yesterday was one of those days.  Yesterday, Anxiety followed me everywhere.  Okay, actually, It fully occupied my brain and […]