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Neurologist appointment today

Bugging the f out !!!!!! Not sure what to expect but; ready to deal instead of "I don't wanna deal !!!!!"

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Good. I always find that the anticipation of scary things is far worse than the actual event. I hope the same for you.
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Good. I always find that the anticipation of scary things is far worse than the actual event. I hope the same for you.
I've gotten some good heads up from friends as to what to expect & been very very cautious as to my meds, so I have some left if I start to bug.

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Old 07-08-2015, 07:35 AM
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Hope your appointment goes well, Dennis. Let us know.
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Hope it goes well man. If you want, let us know how it went!
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Old 07-08-2015, 10:53 AM
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Hope it all went well Dennis!!
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How did things go Dennis?

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How did things go Dennis?

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Went very well; speaking to me at length, he came right out & said it is severe anxiety. He is 51-49 % leaning on keeping me on anti sez meds to avoid adding to my anxiety.

He told me just by talking to me I am intelligent & actually have a better grasp on things than most he talks to.

Brought up Grateful Dead as well so that's added points. Have 6 month evaluation now.

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I'm so relieved for you!
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Great news AW. Of course severe anxiety is not good, but you have identified the problem and it is a treatable one. Best of luck on your journey.
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Sounds like good news. I'm sure you're glad to get that behind you.
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I've just got to say two of the best concerts I ever attended were the Dead in 1982 and again in 1989. I wish I'd seen them more, but I have a big stack of CDs to enjoy. If any band gave you your money's worth it was the Dead.

Good to hear the goid news from the doc.
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Yes ....best concert I ever went to was the grateful dead.....it's the first concert I was sober for.....and it was the first time I heard their music.....lots of firsts there.....good to hear you problem has been diagnosed ....... It's always better when you know what is what.
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Originally Posted by 2WheelsGood View Post
I have a big stack of CDs to enjoy. If any band gave you your money's worth it was the Dead.

Good to hear the goid news from the doc.
Don't forget archive.org brother every show played. Even some of the "Acid" test .... 34 shows from '87-'95, missing '90 .... 1 Furthur show & clean & sober through 31 of them ...

Rumors abound for east coast tour Billy wants it !!!!! RFK baby .......

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Glad your appointment went well!!!
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Sounds like a positive development!
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Originally Posted by MythOfSisyphus View Post
Sounds like a positive development!
Until shrink today. On meds that'll take a month to start to help. I don't have a month. I got to be able to function now !!!!
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Until shrink today. On meds that'll take a month to start to help. I don't have a month. I got to be able to function now !!!!
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You are functioning now AW..maybe not 100% but you are functioning. A lot of meds can take UP TO a month to start working, but the can also start working much sooner than that for many. I bet you will learn some other techniques you can use to supplement the meds as well.
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Dennis, you are thirty days closer to the improved functionality you seek than you were yesterday.

You are doing well, Dennis; hang tough - you can do this; you have come a long, long way already.
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Thanx but I'm not functioning. I'm done

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