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Anxiety / Panic attacks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Disconnected Jun 25, 2017. 20 Replies

Its been a little over a month and a half and I am beginning to have anxiety / panic attacks. Really never had these before.  I will feel fine one minute then I get this overwhelming feeling of…Continue

 

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At 3:29pm on July 10, 2017, Athena53 said…

Hi, Dan. What's the approximate timing for lunch tomorrow? I want to figure out whether it makes sense for me to attend the garden club meeting at 10 AM. When you get a better idea of Debbie's arrival time, my cell number is 913 752-7173.

At 2:43pm on June 11, 2017, Morgana (Janet) said…

((((Dan))) so sorry about the loss of your Mom.          Here if you need to talk.

At 8:51am on June 4, 2017, bblue5 said…

Thanks for adding me Dan. I am new to life alone. So many of us here. You don't realize how many go through this until it happens to you and your brought into this situation.

At 3:47pm on June 2, 2017, Athena53 said…

Hi, Dan- just wanted to let you know that I'll be totally out of touch tomorrow- from the gym early in the AM to a Diocesan meeting that's supposed to go till 4 (discussing the budget- ugh) to dinner and the symphony with friends later.  Long day.  How about meeting for coffee sometime Monday?  My only constraint is that I have to be in Overland Park around 5:30 PM.

At 6:12am on June 2, 2017, Athena53 said…

Hi, Dan! Thanks for the invite.  Where are you in the KC area?  I'm in Raytown.

At 3:45pm on May 21, 2017, DreaMaster said…

Dan, as a woman in my bereavement group said to "welcome" me on my first meeting: "It's shitty to meet you!"

But that was 6 months after I lost my beloved wife Joy.

You've just begun your grief journey.

There are no words. We're all different...our relationships were different...our grief journey will be different. And yet there's something beyond words that we have in common and that's the pain of our loss.

I'm 10 years on my grief journey. 

I'm in a new relationship...and yet I still feel the presence of my late wife, Joy, very strongly in my life.

I've written a memoir about my experience:  JOYride: How My Late Wife Loved Me Back To Life. 

I've also written another grief-inspired book:  Grief Quest: A Workbook & Journal to Heal the Grieving Heart. 

I'll leave you with what someone who experienced with loss told me when I began this journey—there's no way around it, only through it.

Dan, it's shitty to meet you!

I. J. "Jerry" Weinstock

At 1:57pm on May 21, 2017, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Dan. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.

Be sure to check out the HOME page for the latest news.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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