Apparently I shouldn't read.

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Registered: 05-04-2011
Apparently I shouldn't read.
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Fri, 01-06-2012 - 3:08am

I borrowed a book from my psych called "Dropping the Baby and other scary thoughts" the other day. It was a very interesting read, to start, but then it just gave me new ideas to ruminate on. Now it's so bad that I seriously think that I need to phone her tomorrow rather than wait until our Wednesday appointment. It would seem that reading about my mental illness is not a good idea when my mental illness is still out of control. What's more, not being able to read about it is depressing. Oh, the irony. So much for it being a helpful book.

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Registered: 08-26-2010
Mon, 02-13-2012 - 12:42pm
I'm with Sunni. I stopped reading newspapers and watching the news when I hit trimester three because I turn things into a bigger worry than they should be ALL the time. Just tell all us what you're worried about and well say "don't be silly!" :)
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Registered: 01-05-2005
Wed, 01-11-2012 - 3:19am
Hope you were able to find some relief by talking with her.

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Mon, 01-09-2012 - 4:42pm

Everything will work out.

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Registered: 12-09-1999
Sun, 01-08-2012 - 12:37am
(((hugs))) I don't think I have a mental illness but I'm a worrier and sometimes get lost in bad thoughts. I stopped reading the paper or watching the news after my 1st was born.
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Registered: 04-14-2011
Sat, 01-07-2012 - 7:47pm
Definitely call sooner rather than latter.
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Registered: 05-29-2008
Fri, 01-06-2012 - 2:38pm

Yeah, sometimes I am drawn to reading stuff that just feeds my obsessive mind and isn't good for me. Great that you are noticing this and asking for help!

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