Overcoming fear, possible triggers
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monkeybee posted:
We finally (recently) got my lithium to the correct dosage and it has done wonders for my mood. Finally I feel normal for the first time in a very long time. It's wonderful. I still have a ton of inexplicable anxiety though and I have so many fears around my mental illness still. My biggest fear is about post partum. I know how high the likelihood for an episode after birth is. It scares me. No matter how much I say I'm done worrying, I find myself worrying. This illness has consumed both my life and thoughts for the last year. I am exhausted from worrying about it and living it. Now that I finally have peace, I'm worried about not having peace again. It's a useless cycle.
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jselleck responded:
Glad you have the correct dosage finally. That makes all the difference in the world. Having never given birth myself, I can't say anything about the risk of post partum, but I'm sure you'll pull through. Just remember your coping skills and that we're hear for you when you need us.
 
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monkeybee replied to jselleck's response:
Thank you, Jess!
 
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jselleck replied to monkeybee's response:
No problem girl!!