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Offline andrea34

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my mind automatically looks for intrusive thoughts
« on: May 17, 2014, 10:28:26 AM »
I feel so frustrated this morning...it's like the minute I open my eyes in the morning my mind automatically looks to see if I'm thinking of all the scary thoughts I have. It starts the day off with extreme anxiety and I feel so defeated. I'm on my fourth day of citalopram today and I pray it starts working soon. I am trying some of the exercises that encourage me to not run from the intrusive thoughts, but it's hard. I feel like I'm losing it.
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Re: my mind automatically looks for intrusive thoughts
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2014, 01:29:59 PM »
hate it my thoughts will never go away I even have dreams about it.. my brother who also has ocd tolde to go for runs where I will get really tired that way my mind will also be tired and my thoughts won't be there as much eventually my MInD will get used to not having those thoughts
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Re: my mind automatically looks for intrusive thoughts
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2014, 02:02:21 PM »
That's a good idea! I know exercise is good because also releases the endorphins that help bring about happiness. My thoughts are there all the time too...it's debilitating at times.
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