Thoughts & Reflections...

My thoughts at the end of the day are the reflections of what was, what is and what will be.

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Positive thinking!

Posted by Tracie Collis on Friday, December 7, 2012, In : Depression and Anxiety 
Well last weekend I had my first weekend in the city that i wasn't sick with anxiety, I was so happy with myself, I had a few moments that I felt it creeping up on me but I was able to push it aside, take some deep breathes, focus and shift it on it's way. My hubby was so proud if me and said it was one of the best weekends he's had in ages (what a wonderful progression) I've done it now and I can do it again.
We are off to Melbourne again this weekend so we will see what happens, I'm staying ...
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Onwards & Upwards!

Posted by Tracie Collis on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, In : Depression and Anxiety 
Very proud of myself, I've come along way in a short period of time. "How"? you may ask, well I wanted to help myself so I forced myself to eat better, get more sleep, reduce caffeine and alcohol, started exercising, relaxed more, soaked up the sun, took time out for "me" mind you this was not easy but eventually it did become part of my daily routine.
Writing a journal on a daily basis was effective and in this I had headings and columns for Exercise for the day, Relaxation and three goals wi...
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the battle begins!

Posted by Tracie Collis on Friday, October 26, 2012, In : Depression and Anxiety 
it's been a while since I have written anything here, I've been unmotivated, uninterested and just too darn tired to really be bothered with anything much.
This week I was diagnosed with depression & anxiety and to be honest I knew that I was not okay but blamed it on my thyroid condition and general stresses in life, like work. When I was told that I had moderate depression & anxiety I was overwhelmed and a little shocked, I also broke down & cried, I cried because of the realisation of it an...
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Tracie Maree where do I start? I'm a wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend....I'm also a clerk, poet, facebooker, blogger, book & movie lover. My interests are photography, writing, sightseeing, good food & wine, travelling and so much more. I will frustrate you, love you, bug you, make you laugh, love, hate, cry and most of all I will forgive, forget & forgo - I am human!