Remember That Promise I Made?

Remember That Promise I Made?

Years ago I promised to write a book for the benzo community. I asked people to share their symptoms with me so we’d have an alphabetical list of Benzo Withdrawal symptoms. I received a lot of replies. I complied and shared the list, but the book never got...
All Things Akathisia.

All Things Akathisia.

During my recovery from the benzodiazepine injury syndrome (aka Benzo Withdrawal) from taking Clonazepam as prescribed, I experienced many strange and frightening symptoms. One extraordinarily horrific symtpom was akathisia—an inner restlessness and agitation that...
Dr. Jenn, Where Have You Been?

Dr. Jenn, Where Have You Been?

I’ve had to answer that question a lot lately. My last blog post here was in February! I’ve been incredibly busy with my Mornings With Jenn support group (I’ve added more hours of live support each month), writing my book, The Benzo Withdrawal...
Am I Going Crazzzzy?

Am I Going Crazzzzy?

Going crazy is a common fear in benzo withdrawal. Our thoughts can be chaotic, a rush of horrible tangle of things. Our thoughts may arrive in an orderly fashion, but still oozing their wretched words or images. Our thoughts may insist on digging up memories of the...
Let’s Focus On Healing For 2021!

Let’s Focus On Healing For 2021!

We’ve ushered out 2020. (What a challenging year it was!) Welcome, 2021! Let’s put our focus and energy on our healing. Let’s put our health first this year. If we focus on the four cornerstones of well-being— eat right (whole-food plant-based), move...