Obsession... Confessions of a serial starter
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Name: Dede

Location: Georgetown, DE

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  1. Alpine Seasons Garden
  2. American Sampler
  3. And They Sinned
  4. Angel of Frost
  5. Angel of Healing
  6. Antares
  7. Babysitting
  8. Ballet Pigs
  9. Beauty and the Beast
  10. Beauty and the Beasts
  11. Blue Rose Sampler
  12. Bubble Flower
  13. Calling the Crows
  14. Celestial Dragon
  15. Chloris
  16. A Confabulation of Dragons
  17. Curl Up with a Good Book
  18. Days of Advent Sampler
  19. Desert Rose
  20. Dragon Fae 1
  21. Dragon Skies
  22. The Dreamer
  23. Dutch Beauty
  24. Egyptian Garden
  25. Emblem of Love
  26. Emily Lucille
  27. Fairy Dreams
  28. Fairy Moon
  29. Florabundance
  30. Flower Power
  31. Heaven Above
  32. Hope
  33. Houses of Hawk Run Hollow
  34. Jane Longstreth
  35. Jewel of the Sea
  36. Luna, Sol and Stella
  37. Martyrs
  38. Mistress Winter and Jack Frost
  39. Mouline Rouge
  40. Noah's Sub
  41. Peace
  42. Peacock Garden
  43. The Pheonix
  44. Pheonix 1
  45. Pirate and Mermaid
  46. Polar Lights
  47. Princess Asleep
  48. Rae QS
  49. Red Witch
  50. Rose
  51. A Rose Among Thorns
  52. Rose Fae
  53. Salamander
  54. Sea of Roses
  55. Song of the Dead
  56. Soul Mates
  57. Spanish Geometric Sampler
  58. Storykeeper
  59. Taj Mahal
  60. The Tower at Stony Wood
  61. Tree of Life with Dragon
  62. True Colors
  63. Watergarden
  64. Woodland Faerie

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Playing with meds
Say hello to my precious
Good Movie
I want to move to Australia!
Best Laid Plans...
Hmmmm... Frames or No Frames
Just what I need... NOT
Frog Prince (Scott Gustafson)


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Saturday, May 26, 2007
Day 4 with no meds
Thank you for the supportive comments. Tuesday morning was the last time I took a pill and I seem to be doing okay. I was the only one behind the admissions counter yesterday and things got a bit hectic -- a school counselor came in with 9 apps, eep! -- but I didn't get stressed out or anything. I haven't noticed any withdrawal symptoms.

I've also managed to accomplish something today! I picked up my room, including taking care of the laundry. After that I took a break and I started thinking a nap might be nice, but I got up and got back to work picking up the kitchen. I'm now on another break before I tackle the living room. Normally if I stop after I've managed to get going, I never work up the initiative to get back to it.

I'm supposed to take my daughter to a pool party tonight, which will be a good test because besides depression, anxiety, and compulsive behavior, I also suffer from social phobia. Even with the Paxil I disliked social gatherings and would avoid them, but at least I was able to say my name in a group of people without suffering from a panic attack! I don't particularly want to go now, not because I want to avoid it, but because I want to get done with this cleaning and get on with my stitching! This is actually good news because despite my love of stitching and wanting to do it, I often found myself avoiding it. Once I got going with it, I was okay, but lots of times I'd put off picking up my needle. So being avid to stitch is a really good feeling!


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