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Anxiety / Panic attacks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Disconnected Jun 25. 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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Athena53 left a comment for Dan
"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."
Jul 10
Dan replied to desare's discussion what to say to people who tell you how to handle things.IM STUCK.
"I lost the love of my life almost 2 1/2 months ago. We did everything together. Going out to friends houses seemed like I was going to do something that Asha enjoyed doing and I was betraying her. (NOT taking her with me). I get to the friends house…"
Jun 26
Disconnected replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Hey Danielle. Im a new member as of today. I was just scrolling through the sight & I can't believe I saw your reply. Anxiety & food became a huge problem. I thought it was just me. A little over a year after my husband died I got…"
Jun 25
Lablady replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Yes, it's absolutely normal. This might help--> https://www.thetappingsolution.com Psychologists/psychiatrists have been using it for decades, there is science behind it and it works great for anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, pain,…"
Jun 23
JUDY1951 replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Imogen, your reply was "spot on". It is nobody's business how you cope with your grief. After 4 years also I finally accepted the alone part and have found my myself a little harder now too. My adult kids are still struggling with…"
Jun 20
Lady J replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"yes, my first time going to the grocery store after my husband died, I found myself reaching for the milk...I am lactose intolerant. I broke down."
Jun 18
Danielle replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Hi Dan, I hope you're doing okay, I know you posted this a little while ago but I wanted to add my voice to the 'Yes, its normal!' chorus. I too had those feelings, almost like I was at the very peak of a rollercoaster then the…"
Jun 15
Morgana (Janet) left a comment for Dan
"((((Dan))) so sorry about the loss of your Mom.          Here if you need to talk."
Jun 11
JUDY1951 replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Hello Dan, Panic attacks or PTSD, not sure which but I do take anti anxiety medication. It did help me keep calm during stressful and painful days. Been 4 years for me and finding a little peace despite a lot of family drama but just try to cope one…"
Jun 10
RMH replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Hello Dan I too suffer from anxiety and panic attacks! I lost my husband suddenly and traumatically.. I get them often so I had to go on medicine. Any major life change or stress can cause them. Try meditations and things that make you feel good.…"
Jun 9
Susan replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Hi Dan,    That use to happen to me quite a bit also. It took about 4 months for them stop.  For me, they slowly went away.  The more I went out by myself or with  my sisters, the better it got.  If I am home, I just…"
Jun 6
Callie2 replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Wow, 35 mi, that is fantastic! My exercise consists only of a 30 min walk a day and that's only for pain management. I could not ride a bike for 5 mi let alone 35! Good for you. (BTW you would probably put a lot of 46 yr olds to shame also.)"
Jun 4
Dan replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Your only as old as you feel. :-)"
Jun 4
Athena53 replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"Too late to edit- sorry for typos.  I'm 64, not 46!"
Jun 4
Athena53 replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"While I never had panic attacks, now that I think of it I was especially vulnerable to worries about mortality right after Ron died.  Two weeks later my second granddaughter was born and when my DIL developed a nasty inflammation around an…"
Jun 4
Imogen replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"I had the same thing, never had an anxiety/panic attack in my life.  After Doug died all of a sudden I'm panicking. Dr put me on Atavan, Seemed to be a thing I just had to live thru.  I took them just to go work, & especially when…"
Jun 4

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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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