Thanks for the feedback!wauw what a great post! I envy you I wish I was there as well, I feel very depressed for the moment, stopped working, take meds, sleep 11 hours every night.
i do rebirthing, breathing and she also says stop your self pity! your post really helps...if you can recover so can I. Did you also have times when you were extremely tired? Perhaps it s from the meds but I prefer taking thm for now, I had suicidal thoughts...
Here is the Bragg website, if you scroll to the middle of the page it tells you the benefits. But basically it does a lot of good, the most important are that it is rich in enzymes and potassium, promotes healthy immune system & helps remove body toxins. All of these things will have you feeling better and thinking more clearly, thus reducing the severity of DP/DR. I know when I was sick with the flu or another illness, my DP/DR always felt 100x worse. By keeping your body healthy, regulated and free of toxins, you're feeling better and it gives less stress and pain for the DP/DR to feed off of. As for how long it takes to work, everybody is different. I had a friend who felt better within hours after taking it, for me it took about a week before I started feeling a little more energetic and things were not necessarily "clearer," but less fuzzy and distant like it often is with DP/DR. I think it may have a lot to do with how healthy you are when you start it. The healthier you are, the longer it may take to really see the effects while the more unhealthy you are, you'll begin to feel it right away as there is more need for the nutrients and toxin cleanse. There is no down side to taking ACV, and no side effects, so there is no harm in it! I take 2tbsp with a cup of water morning and one again at night. You'll get used to the taste, trust me! I just gulp it down as fast as I can and follow it up with a glass of regular ice water. Let me know when you start feeling the effects!Just got my Braggs and took my first dose. What exactly is it that i'm looking to feel? lol and how long till you notice anything?
Thank you haha! And yes I was taking a lot of B-vitamins at one point, until I lost the bottle somewhere in a friends' car and never picked up on it again. But I was taking two a day and definitely felt more alert, clear-minded, and definitely less stressful. Thanks for mentioning this, vitamin B is so important with any sort of neurological issue and I can't believe I forgot to throw it in there !wow your cute as hell but good post and I also recommend b-12 shots they reduce stress and fatigue
I will be honest. Before the DP/DR really went away for good, I was feeling better and thinking clearer, but the way the world looked and felt to me was the last thing to go away. It's so hard to explain how the world looks, I can't even put it into words myself. But at some point, it very slowly got back to normal. Every once in a while I will have a flash of DP/DR, when I have bad anxiety or I am really stressed and feel panicky, the first (and sometimes only) part of the DP/DR that returns is the way the world looks and feels around me. But trust me, be patient, with time it will go away and you will be so happy that you took the time and energy to see this thing through! Best of luck to you and I'm here for support and encouragement whenever you're feeling lostDid you have also Derealization? like the world was somehow weird and ''2D''? that goes away either?
Two tbsp of Bragg ACV mixed with a glass of water, once in the morning & once at night (usually following a meal...I have a very sensitive stomach so I don't like to take something like that on an empty stomach. I have before, and I felt a little indigestion but nothing awful!) Some people like to add honey to it, I just like to chug it pretty quickly and follow it up with some ice water to get the acidic taste out of my mouth! They recommend mixing it with water because undiluted, the acid in it can be pretty harsh on your teeth and mouth! Let me know how it goesah yes and how much of this apple cider vinegar do yu need to take? one spoon or?
It's difficult to remember how my DP/DR felt the week before I recovered. This is because for that week, I was really happy, I was moving hours away to a beach town to live with my sister for a few months. I was going out with friends who wanted to say bye before I left, I was newly single and for some reason felt pretty, and I was just in general really happy and excited where my new life would take me. I no longer had the incessant stress of dating someone who caused most of my anxiety and depression for over a year, and I had just worked my last day at a job that caused tons of stress in my life. I was just care free and had no obligations or plans. I had so much other things to think about (moving, packing, friends, 12 hour drive, etc) that I had no time to harp on the feelings of DP/DR. That's why I recommend staying active or at least busy. The less you think about the DP/DR, the less it exists. Within two weeks of living in my new home and meeting a great guy, I realized suddenly that my DP/DR fogginess was no longer there. It wasn't like a "snap" back to reality, more of a gradual, but effective transition into the "real" world.I feel so close to being fully recovered. Im at the point where its only effecting my over all mood.
I had to do a lot of (selfhelp ) ive gotten to where I can be active and social and all of that using the tips and recovery storys.
I ask how did you feel like a week before you recovered
I get tiny relapses since, nothing too crazy. I find it encouraging to know thought that if I beat it before, I can do it again, and the second time around I have all this advice and experience and just the knowledge that this is NOT forever. It's really something you can't just hope for and wait for, it's something you need to either confront head on and admit that you have it but not let it hold you back, or just ignore it completely while living your life and keeping yourself busy. Simple things I like to do were jigsaw puzzles and any sort of Dell or Pennypress Variety Word Puzzle magazines (at most bookstores and in the magazine sections at Walmart or Target)...they are great, simple, cheap and easy ways to keep your mind busy and off the DP/DR, like a nice little break from "reality". You overcame this before, you will absolutely do it again.I have faith in you and know you can achieve your freedom from this once more.I read it thanks for the post, I always felt like I wanted to come back here once Im recovered too. I recovered from DP before. This time is during a very crazy part of my life though.