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Re: (((Antigua))) antigua

Posted by ClearSkies on October 24, 2005, at 10:41:33

In reply to Re: (((Antigua))) ClearSkies, posted by antigua on October 24, 2005, at 8:05:30

> Thanks for the encouragement. Did it make you want to drink? I haven't, but I guess I'm so low that it's all I can think of to numb out the pain. But I WON'T do that.
> antigua

Since I drank as much (at first) on Cymbalta as I did on Effexor, I guess it didn't make things worse. What really helped my cravings has been Campral. My anxiety is reduced to what I think is "normal", and it has only been since I started that medication and have been able to stay sober. Having support at home makes an enormous difference, too.

What has also helped me has been to slow down - I am trying not to initiate any major changes in my life. For example, I don't like my T (**see - thread doesn't need to be redirected!!**) but instead of bailing out like I impulsively want to do, I am looking for a new therapist first. It sounds like common sense, but when I'm not feeling right, I rush to change as many things as I can until I feel better.





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