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Yes, I'm inviting my mom to come live with me.... it's going to mean she has to divorce Tracy, but he treats her like crap anyway. I talked it over with Geo and he's fine with it, checked with the leasing office to make sure it's okay, and talked to my therapist about it and she said it's not a bad idea. But it's up to her if she wants to leave the abuse. Change is scary.

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larissa, you invited your mom to come live with you?
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My mom is having a lot of trouble and drama at home with her husband and his kids (his son and his son's wife and baby) and so Geo and I offered to have her live here. I don't know how it would work out, but she is just being used up there and nobody cares. She hasn't seen the rest of our family for years, they are all in Los Angeles. I'm the closest, and I'm a 6 hour drive. So it would be nice to have her.

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1/26/16 6:19 P

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happy day Y'all!
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1/24/16 6:41 P

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My stepdad is going to start looking into it next week. LA as in Los Angeles.. I know the abbreviation is confusing. Sorry.

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LA as in los angelos or louisiana?
Hope it works out for you larissa!
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I was talking to my stepdad today and he said that he had extra airline miles and that he could use them to bring me back to LA for a bit. I haven't been to LA in years because I couldn't afford it. I hope he can get me tickets... I haven't seen most of my family for years. I see my mom 3-4 times a year (she and my stepdad broke up many years ago, but I still talk to my stepdad since I've known him almost all my life) but the rest of my family and friends live in LA. I moved here to Miami almost 10 years ago to be with Geo. I do miss my family and would love to be able to go out there and see them.

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Deb,
So sorry that this happened to you.
yes talk to your psych doctor....glad that you are some better.
We have to be our own advocates.
Having someone new perhaps threw you off.
I hope you are back to yourself asap!
(((((HUGS))))
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3-19-13=156, 6-7-13=139, 8-19-13=149, 11-12-13=140, 6-28-14=157, 7-24-14=149, 9-24-14=144, 1-12-15=164, 2-28-15=149, 4-21-15=143, 6-26-15=138.5, 7-22-15=146, 8-24-15=151, 9-15-15=145, 11-1-15=137, 11-29-15=143, 1-4-16=152, 1-26-16=144, 2-24-16=150, 8-15-16=163, 1-4-17=169, 9-20-17=174, 11-17-17=185.6, 3-22-18=167.9 Happiness is a decision!


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Thanks Larrisa. I am waiting for all the residual medication to leave my system, before I go ahead and restart my other meds. It was definitely scary and not at all in keeping with my former PA's careful review of my meds before she prescribed them. We went through the PDR together before she prescribed anything for me. This was a new PA and I am just not happy with her thoroughness. I will talk to the psychiatrist about a new one, just because once bitten twice shy. I'm sure that she is a great person, but I need someone who is a bit more proactive in looking for possible interactions than this one is. It is scary when you don't know credentials for sure. I can definitely use the hugs! Thanks again. Deb emoticon

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Last time I went to see my doctor I saw his intern instead. First, the muscle relaxer he prescribed me was on my allergy list. Then the office didn't even send my meds to the pharmacy and I was not given a prescription. As Geo and I looked over my paperwork, he caught the error and so I didn't waste my money on it. I go to the same pharmacy for all my meds and so they can check for interactions. *hugs Deb* I'm glad to know you are better. What do you call a med student who graduated with a 2.0 GPA? You call him Doctor. Scary when you think about it.

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Thank you everyone for being there for me!!! I stopped taking the drugs and feel so much better today. I know if I had not looked up the side effects for both of these meds, I would have been in the ER by last night. I drowned myself in Smart Water to help even out my electrolytes, which were severely messed up. I had a horrible stomach ache, dizziness, low blood pressure, confusion, severe constipation and severe dehydration. I barely missed the ER last night. Thank you so much for your support and encouragement. I should have thought that my PA 'would have known of the possible interactions with my other bipolar meds, but she didn't. I think that I will be asking for a new PA at my psychiatrists office. That scared me. I still have the stomach ache, although it is losing it's intensity. I will also NOT assume that my doctor or my PA have read the possible interactions again. Take care and God bless, Deb emoticon

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deb, did you call your doctor?
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*hugs Deb* I will keep you in my thoughts. I would be scared, too. Just know that we are here for you, just a single post away. I hope you don't have to go to the ER... I hate going there.

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I am finding that Trazodone,along with my Wellbutrin and Ability is lowering my blood pressure and making me dizzy. I will quit taking that and the hydroxazine that they put me on for anxiety because that does the same thing. I am feeling the side effects today. That and the severe dehydration is really messing with my system. All I do is drink water and I am so plugged up it is pathetic. I just looked up the interactions with both of these drugs and I am feeling the negative side effects badly. I want to go back on my Oxazapam and my other sleep aid that did not give me this lightheadedness and cause me to be thirsty all the time.I am calling my doctor today. This is very uncomfortable and I am hoping that it is easily gotten rid of by stopping those meds. I may have to go to the ER if these symptoms don't alleviate soon. This scares me. Deb

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larissa, I am glad that you are better!
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trazadone made me manic!

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I did get a Powerball ticket, but I only got one number. I don't know what I would do if I had won it. That much money is dangerous. That, and money changes people, not in a good way. I'm content to live my life with just a bit of a cushion.

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Yay! That's great! Unless they were giving you the magic powerball numbers you don't need them!
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I love you guys. You are all so kind and supporting. I know I can come here and knowing I am not alone. I upped my Haldol to it's original dose and the hallucinations are gone. Thank you. I hope you all feel the same.

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Larrisa, I hope that you get the med adjustment that you need to help alleviate those hallucinations. I have had hallucinations before when I was up for too many hours with my mania's. It is very unsettling.

Ezmarelda, I'm glad that your sleep study netted you the results that you desired. I really should have one done myself, since I wake up several times a night, unrested and antsy. I may have sleep apnea. My sister does and I understand that a sleep study is the only way to diagnose it. I will be requesting a study soon, since no matter what they give me I do not sleep well. I have tried several medications, the latest of which is Trazodone and still wake up in the middle of the night.

I am making progress with my program. I have started eating better and making better choices. I have really upped my fruit and veggie consumption and don't seem to be having as much trouble with my feet these days. I am pre diabetic and get nerve pain in my feet. I have a toe that is swollen to about twice it's size that needs to be looked at. I am trying very hard not to become a fully blown diabetic, so that I don't have the neuropathy to deal with. I am getting more exercise as well. I will be upping my exercise workouts weekly until I am going to the gym to use the treadmill and the elliptical at least four times a week. I hope that everyone else is having a good year. This is the year that I will reach my goal weight and begin to maintain. emoticon emoticon

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Hallucinations like that are awful...not everyone has hallucinations like that...not everyone gets those. No one knows why the mind behaves this way. We can only hope that someday they will find out and thankfully Geo is a good support system for you...
I certainly hope they are able to,adjust your meds...and I'm glad you have Spark People for support....

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I have been having hallucinations for a while now. They used to be really bad, but they are under control when I have my Haldol. Most of the time I just see bugs and black spots all over (I've had my eyes checked and it's not a problem with them). Before, I was seeing giant bugs all the time and I could feel them on my skin, biting me. It was horrible. Geo had to hold me down so I wouldn't claw all over myself. Schizophrenia is no fun, even worse when you don't have the right meds.

Ezz, I'm glad you did well with your sleep study... when I had mine done I got an awesome night's sleep, even if I did have to pee like 5 times over the night. Geo had his done and he hated it. He has sleep apnea and never uses his CPAP since it doesn't fit right. I hope you get better sleep! *hugs*

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I did a sleep study last night...it was the best sleep I've had in a long time... The room was nice and cold. I took my meds and I had no bad dreams and didn't have to go to the bathroom a million times... And I slept with all these wires on too... He told me it was good to take my SSRI during the day... I take Cymbalta. I have pseudo bulbar affect and usually severe depression at this time of the year...this year is different. No depression...
They postponed my cardiac cath because of my allergy to the dye. I had an allergy work up and I have NO allergies! So the question is why did I react to the dye and why to I have these sinus problems! Well I certainly feel better emotionally.
My Aunt used to take care of me after school. She was a functioning Schizophrenic and she hallucinates all the time... I was never afraid... I just called her back. I guess hallucinations are frightening when you don't know what's going on so I really hope the doctor can help.

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I take Prozac and Congentin (I'm not sure of the spelling) in the morning, then at night I take Neorontin, another Congentin, and Haldol. I take 1-2 mg Klonopin when I can't sleep. Last night that was my problem.. I couldn't fall asleep. I'm dong okay now. I need to call my psych since she lowered my Haldol from 20 to 10 mg and I'm hallucinating again. Ah, the life of mental illness! Never know what's coming next.

I hope everyone is doing well.. I am having a good 2016!

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I take geodon larissa and have for years. I take 40mg twice a day.(it is weight neutral)
and lamictal 100mg in am then 200 mg at nite
.5mg klonipin to sleep.
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*hugs Ezz* I hope it goes well! I will be thinking good thoughts for you!

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So glad the medication is working for you...that is so important!

This is the first year in a zillion years that I have not had severe depression after the holidays so I think the health fairy decided to do something else and I am having a cardiac cath on Monday...since I had a reaction to the dye the last time, I got sent to an allergist and they do three sets of testing...In the first set I found out (so far ) that I am NOT allergic to cats, dogs, dust mites (those little critters) and I am so happy about that...there is a reason for everything!
So wish me luck...and nothing is wrong with the stent...

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My psychiatrist put me on Geodon and it's doing a good job. I feel a lot better. Thanks for asking!

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How did it go larissa?
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I will not give up in this weight loss journey, nor this need to be AF.

3-19-13=156, 6-7-13=139, 8-19-13=149, 11-12-13=140, 6-28-14=157, 7-24-14=149, 9-24-14=144, 1-12-15=164, 2-28-15=149, 4-21-15=143, 6-26-15=138.5, 7-22-15=146, 8-24-15=151, 9-15-15=145, 11-1-15=137, 11-29-15=143, 1-4-16=152, 1-26-16=144, 2-24-16=150, 8-15-16=163, 1-4-17=169, 9-20-17=174, 11-17-17=185.6, 3-22-18=167.9 Happiness is a decision!


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I need help. I see my psych tomorrow.... I hope she doesn't send me to the hospital for a med change. I just know I need my meds adjusted since the mood swings are getting worse. I can barely wait. I started taking extra Neurontin (I usually take one, but I'm allowed 2, so I was taking 2 and it's making me sleep even more and it's harder to get out of bed). and it's not helping. One of my friends said to try Topomax since it's a mood stabilizer and migraine medication, and I get a lot of migraines. I have one right now. I can't take Thorazine since I'm allergic, so my doctor and I will discuss my options.

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Congratulations Esmerelda and Larrisa on your success so far. What a great way to start off the New Year with positive emotions and positive plans. I wish you both great success with your goals. So far, my getting back to basics is going well. I am working on water and exercise first. I hope that I will kickstart my weight loss and that I find results soon. Deb

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I just had a small breakdown and breakthrough. Geo and I were watching this show that normally is very light and funny, and they had an episode on suicide where the main character meets up with some people from online and they are going to all kill themselves together. My father killed himself when I was 13 and even though I'm almost 33 I still am not over it. I started crying and Geo and I had a good talk. I have a plan now. A good plan. I'm going to start off small and take classes at the local community college.. the city bus that goes to the college is just a couple blocks away so transportation is not an issue. Then I want to move up and get a second Bachelor's degree in Psychology and raise my GPA from a 2.8 to the minimum of 3.0 to get into a Master's program to do research. That is my goal. I have to take it one day at a time, but I feel really good right now. I have to call my psych tomorrow and get an appointment with her so I can stop these mood swings. I'm allowed 2 Neurontin per day and have been taking only one, so until I see her I'm going to take 2. I don't know if I need a better mood stabilizer or something else, but I need some change.

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Normally,at this point in time, I would be in a deep depression. I'm not! I feel good and very slowly loosing weight. Even with my DH's bad behaviors ... I continue to journal. I continue to move forward and that is even with my MS getting slightly worse and facing FESS surgery on my sinuses... It's serious stuff...I continue to move forward. We have a cold front...I live in Boynton Beach, Fl and it's for about 3 days...that will give me some relief... I need Togo where it is cooler, but I won't move away from my grandchildren...

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I live in Miami and we have a cold front coming in tonight... it's going to get as low as 57 degrees Fahrenheit. People are in jackets here lol. It's normally in the 80's here, even in winter (25C). We really don't have winter clothes, since it's so hot all the time.I hate summer here... it rains for an hour every day, which just turns into humidity, and the heat index gets into the 100's. Geo and I want to move to someplace that has seasons.

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Super! I hope you kept the sales receipt. Congrats.
As a side line, it's -31celcius outside, or -24 F.
We couldn't find shorts unless they're in a Bikini shop. :)

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I bought a new pair of shorts yesterday, size 20. I wore them around today and now they are loose on me! I guess I'm a size 18 now, which I haven't been since high school. I'm pretty proud of myself.

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This week I'm investing in getting out of my dark space; acknowledging that I need a routine via the guidance of the 21-Day Challenge. Hand-in-hand for me is to maintain my 52-week household and budget maintenance. One hour at a time. I'm glad to be here and success to all.

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Hi, I am getting back on the wagon too. The holidays derailed me. I am now tracking food again and getting ready to get to the gym at least three days a week. l got out of the habit of getting to the gym when my son got an elliptical. I was using that at least two days a week, but he is now on graveyard and sleeps during the day, so I will have to get myself to the gym. It's back to the basics for me. I hope that you all had a Happy New Year and that the fresh start is what is needed to kick start your program again. Great job on everyone's part!! Go Team!!Take care and God bless, Deb

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Thanks Larissa!!

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Great job, Angie!

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I gained weight over the Christmas holiday. I have since started eating better and healthier foods. I have lost the weight I gained. I think a lot of it was water weight from increased soda and salty foods. Anyway, I am tracking again and will continue. I will be doing pool PT and that is what I will start with this year. Twice a week for now. I might try to add an extra day if they will let me. I was hungry this morning, but I stayed within my calorie range the last two days!! emoticon
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Happy New Year! I'm glad to see another year. Geo is starting to exercise on his own and I'm so proud of him. He got a special water bottle where there is this container in the middle of the water where you put fruit. The fruit then flavors the water and it tastes pretty good. I think I will go to the gym with Geo, even if it is early. I just don't want to go to my gym for a couple weeks until the crowd thins. My apartment complex has it's own gym, so we are going to go there. I need to get back to losing weight again. I just let myself go... Time to hunker down and get down to business, eat better and walking. I know I can do it.

How are all of you? I hope you have a great 2016!

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