Emotionally Raw and Exhausted

Discussion in 'Welcome' started by Brighid Moon, Mar 6, 2009.

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  1. Brighid Moon

    Brighid Moon Member & Antiquities Friend

    Hi. I'm new here, I guess obviously. I look forward to meeting people. I hope. A little background on me: I'm 43, almost 44, I suffer from complex PTSD symptoms (out of control at the moment, including depression and severe anxiety, with suicidal ideation), and hormonal upheavals due to peri-menopause. I just got out of the hospital from a coronary embolism scare, which caused me to quit smoking after 30 years, a month ago. I'm dealing with a narcissistic father who triggers me greatly as he's always been my primary abuser, and now I'm in Washington, alone (isolated, they like you like that) with no support system, and having to be his support (they like it like that). He's holding my housing and vehicle over my head, as they're in his name - a convoluted "gift" to me to get me up here with him, when I got out of the hospital. So many, many upheavals. I'm really scared, very alone, no support system (though I've been trying to get help), and having chest pains again (probably due to the anxiety of everything, but who knows?). Oh, and I have an emotional support assistance dog that I take care of - which makes actually being actively suicidal impossible for me.

    Anyhow, that's about it. It's actually a lot longer and more in depth than all of this, but I didn't feel like writing it all out - that'd be a novel.

    Hi.
     
  2. ~Claire

    ~Claire Well-Known Member

    Hi BM & welcome to SF.

    It does sound like you have an awful lot going on at the moment. I hope we'll be able to support you through these tough times :hug:.

    Take care, Claire xx
     
  3. xan

    xan Chat Buddy

    Hey welcome to sf.. I hope you can find some of the support you're looking for here :hug:
     
  4. Brighid Moon

    Brighid Moon Member & Antiquities Friend

    Thanks you Claire and Xan. I'll write more I guess when I'm not in the middle of a hot-flash. :shower:
     
  5. ~Claire

    ~Claire Well-Known Member

    Take your time hun, explore the different forums. We'll still be here :hug:.
     
  6. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    :welcome: to the forum. :shake:
     
  7. crookxshanks

    crookxshanks Well-Known Member

    welcome x
     
  8. Stranger1

    Stranger1 Forum Buddy & Antiquities Friend

    Welcome to the forum!! Look around and familurize you self with the different forums and you can always PM anyof us...
     
  9. shazzer

    shazzer Well-Known Member

    Hi and welcome to sf :hug:
     
  10. mdmefontaine

    mdmefontaine Antiquities Friend

    hi. i am glad you came to s.f.

    i hope you stay here, reach out to any of us, all of us, and get some support.
    :hug:
     
  11. Anime-Zodiac

    Anime-Zodiac Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forums.
     
  12. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    welcome :)
     
  13. Starlite

    Starlite Senior Member

    Welcome to SF!
     
  14. liveinhope

    liveinhope Well-Known Member

    hi and a warm welcome to SF:smile:
     
  15. Rosenrot

    Rosenrot Forum Buddy

    :welcome: to SF

    You're just across the sound from me. :laugh: Some awful weather, huh? But that isn't news.
     
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