Congrats on losing the weight!! That's awesome. But yes, built up stress and not talking or doing something to release it can cause anxiety, my therapist explained it like a balloon, you can slowly add air to it and not let it out, and eventually it'll burst. I haven't been too too worried about my heart rate lately, I still check every once in a while and make sure it doesnt go crazy again. I think if you're worried about over working your heart check in with a doctor. But like you said when you went to the er everything came up fine, double checking shouldn't hurt. And exersize is the best way to relieve the stress, and maybe having a doctor will give you a peace of mind so you can keep working hard.
Good luck and thank you for keeping us posted!! View Thread
I hope you get a call back I really do. And my boyfriend is the same way he just doesnn't really get it. He tries to tell me to just get over it which is the last thing I want to hear. I, also, HATE going to parties or out to eat or anything. I like being at home, on my couch watching a movie. He's getting to be a little more understanding now, but we have had our fair share of fights and almost break ups. Maybe you should have him read an article or something?
And as for me I am from the midwest and I just got back from the keys in florida so I had a really really rough week. I've never been so far from home (about 22 hours away! ) I'm home now but I feel weak because I barely ate anything while we were there. I'm kind of hoping this trip makes my anxiety a little easier, like if I can go that far then going to the store should be a breese..hopefully lol.View Thread
In high school I had a note from my doctor also and I had this thing where I would drive around until my anxiety would go away... The attendance officer told me that kids with "real" problems know how to get to school on time.
I feel your frustration and your daughters hurt.
Keep reminding her that she does have a real problem and not to let those jerks get to her.
Better yet, maybe you could get the doctor to call them and have a little word in? That would be quite interesting.View Thread
this is was my counsler said to me anytime I would mention failing.
"So what if you fail? You get up and you try again."
I repeated it in my head over and over and over to where I would say "yeah, so what if I fail?" And it took the stress off. Not that she should think that and not study or anything, no no no. It might help release some of that stress of the test taking and homework.
I'm very proud of her! I have actually dropped out of high school 4 years ago and got my GED 3 years ago, and I'm terrified of going back to school.View Thread
Oh yes. When I was just out of high school and my parents were nagging me about getting a job, I would say I was getting applications, and I would, but I never filled them. I felt that way when i got the job i'm in now. I really didn't want to answer their call haha. I was very anxious from the call up to the interview, but afterword I felt really good.
Maybe you can call them back and say your phone died or got disconnected?
My boyfriend does the same thing, doesn't know why i'm hard on myself, or why i take all the stressers to the extreme. He doesn't quite understand that we don't want to take them to the extreme, that's just how they feel with us.View Thread
Hey Krysta. I've had a PD for about 7 years now and I actually had that kind of panic attack happen to me about a month ago. My heart usually does race, of course, but this kind was insane. I think with mine I had way too much caffeine that day but it still scared the living daylights out of me. Like you I kept feeling my heart, and anytime I would walk I would try and walk as slow as I could so my heart wouldn't race.
When people have panic attacks there's a trigger. I'm guessing if you were in church and if it was full you might have gotten overwhelmed and panicked and now you're worried it'll happen again (in my opinion not sure, i'm no doctor.) My trigger is sick. I'm worried ill be sick or see or be around people that are sick.
Also I think it could be letting the stress build since you said you've always been stressed. I highly recommend seeing a counsler, especially since you're dealing with grad school and letters and all that fun stuff. Talking helped me alot.View Thread
I would check with a doctor first and knock anything it could be out. I wouldn't want to say it's anxiety and get treated for something that could be serious (Which it probably isn't. Don't freak out ). I know when I was going through my anxiety I thought I was sick with something. I went to the doctor first and there was nothing wrong, the only way we found out it was anxiety was because anytime I was asked to go out and do soething I would feel sick, but if I knew i could stay home, I was perfectly fine.View Thread
It could be anxiety. I start to feel like people are staring at me or talking or even laughing at me when I have a panic attack. I don't really get the paranoia when someones out to get me though. You could have what I have an adjustment disorder. I hate change. I like to sleep in my bed, I hate staying the night somewhere else. I had a panic attack after I redecorated my room and got all this new furnature and a new bed.View Thread
I'm going to try some breathing and exersizing right now. I live in the midwest and right now i'm in florida for my brothers wedding and every day since the day we've left I have had a bad episode. I'm actually missing my brothers rehearsal dinner right now. I think it's getting a little better because I'm actually eating something now where as at first I didn't eat for two days.View Thread