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I Battle Severe Anxiety

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    Me Too I Added a Logo For This Group

    Do you like the logo I added for this group? I heal and cope with Anxiety with Art, and Ice Soda and comic relief.  It is good to laugh at ourselves It easier for me to share story here because group is small. I belong to larger groups that are related but have yet to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    My anxiety is getting worse

    and I feel like I cannot cope with it anymore. I fight it off all day. And it's gotten to the point where everyday now when I'm tired and lay down my anxiety is overwhelming, I'm having racing thoughts, I keep moving my legs, I feel like I can't get up I feel so nauseous I feel...
    Ladylapre Ladylapre 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    The same thing happened to me.

    I was at a stressful job where my boss was very controlling and had unrealistic expectations of what one person can do. I ended up being her only employee and she didn't hire anyone else, just pushed all the jobs on me and one day I collapsed and cried uncontrollably. I felt...
    Ladylapre Ladylapre 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have been suffering this disorder for about three and half years now. I'm on some good treatment now, hope it continues but I still can't do much without becoming ill. So that is...
    Shabbychic2 Shabbychic2 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know how or where it came from but ever since I've become a mum every pain, lump, itch, headache, skipped heartbeat, spot, broken nail, fallen eyelash? It all means a...
    TheCoitalQueen TheCoitalQueen 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    so far, i have thought i have: lymphoma cervical cancer hypothyroidism diabetes stomach/bowel cancer throat cancer mouth cancer lupus chrones disease malnourishment brain tumour...
    angiehermit angiehermit 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I suffered from depression and severe anxiety from the time I was eight years old. A lot of it had to do with my dad, I was also bullied, antisocial, had a lack of friends, and...
    Harlequingal Harlequingal 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have severe anxiety which seems to have manifested into horrible health anxiety (hypochondria) and now I can't even leave my house to go to school because I've convinced myself I...
    overlordmisha overlordmisha 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    And it's acting up pretty badly tonight. With me anxiety and a new job run along hand in hand. Makes me feel sick just thinking of all this extra mess I have to memorize. It's...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    the fact that i had severe anxiety that happened 2 times in my.life and they ruined my high school life and ruined my life in general. im so ashamed. and i thiught i was weirdo but...
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F Dec 2

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    I've been reflecting on a lot of things today. My anxiety level felt like it was through the roof. It probably didn't help that I was pretty hungover. If I could describe what...
    pnw21 pnw21 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    Been a recent thing. Started 3 months or so ago... My first anxiety attack was in my psychology class. We were learning about depression, and psychological disorders, phobias, etc...
    dat1kiid dat1kiid 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    I feel under severe stress. I am lost. Failure after failure after failure. Confused and lost all self-confidence.
    garsik garsik 22-25, M Dec 2

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    OCD is when: Numbers remind you of the worst moments of your life. You can't walk into that room because you have a bad feeling. You can't hurt that stuffed animal because it has...
    simplyOCD simplyOCD 16-17, F Dec 6

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    It's been really bad lately. I nearly went into full anxiety attack before work yesterday luckily my friend saw me and hugged me. And suddenly I was grounded again. But I hate it...
    naturalnobody naturalnobody 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I've been getting so much worse lately and i cant take it anymore ㅠ_ㅠ I hate having social anxiety i wish i could just be a normal person. Like the sort of person who actually...
    mialotta mialotta 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I was raised in a foster family (I was fostered then adopted into this family- and they continued to foster other children). When I was younger I was a loud, confident child and as...
    Alexmoss1990 Alexmoss1990 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    My life like most others hasn't been easy. I have depression that probably be traced back to the abuse I got while I was younger. My depression led to social anxiety. And my...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I have High anxiety and depression. luckily, with therapy, I've lowered my depression but my anxiety won't stop. ever Since some of the beginning days of last summer, I've...
    Cyreai Cyreai 22-25, T 1 Response Dec 3

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    So 9 months ago I had an anxiety attack out of nowhere. I had just finished exercising and was thinking over the many midterm exams I had pending for the following week and...
    acorrales acorrales 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Last night I went to dinner with some very good friends who I hadn't seen in a while. Just sitting there waiting to order, my body temperature shot through the roof as I started...
    pnw21 pnw21 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    so... here I am... in a hospital, ive been here for weeks now... stomach repaired, organs back online. and the discharge is around the corner. the doctors tell me that I have...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 7

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    I have severe social anxiety. The other day I had an anxiety attack in class and I got to go home because I couldn't calm myself down. My teacher kept on prodding me to read my...
    juliarosee juliarosee 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    My life like most others hasn't been easy. I have depression that probably be traced back to the abuse I got while I was younger. My depression led to social anxiety. And my...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    So I'm 14 years old and my entire life I have suffered with anxiety but in the past year or so it's gotten A LOT worse along with the starting of my depression. My dads an...
    lachica12100 lachica12100 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I suffer from depression, paranoia and anxiety and have done since childhood. In my late teens I found that meds and therapy weren't really working and I made the fatal mistake of...
    anothernightowl anothernightowl 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    OCD is when: Numbers remind you of the worst moments of your life. You can't walk into that room because you have a bad feeling. You can't hurt that stuffed animal because it has...
    simplyOCD simplyOCD 16-17, F Dec 6

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    For me the worst part of anxiety is the symptoms. I thought I had it figured out, and knew what to expect when I'm having an attack, but then the rules changed. I had a bunch of...
    Torapie Torapie 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F Dec 11

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    OCD is when: Numbers remind you of the worst moments of your life. You can't walk into that room because you have a bad feeling. You can't hurt that stuffed animal because it has...
    simplyOCD simplyOCD 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Ive had this all my life. I cant remember a day where I have not felt unwell. I am very paranoid about everyone, but i have to override this with a positive way of thinking. Its my...
    DDcups DDcups 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    I'm not sure how much people will actually read this because it's going to be really long but basically I've struggled with depression my whole life . I'm not looking for attention...
    AlissaCupcakes AlissaCupcakes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I smoke for my anxiety ..........anyone else have any secret remideies camomile ???
    Amanda724 Amanda724 22-25 2 Responses Nov 22

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    Have you ever had days that you feel like you deserve everything that you're feeling? It's not exactly suicidal, but just knowing that you've ****** your life up so much that...
    HarleyQuinn326 HarleyQuinn326 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    I think my anxiety stems from being picked on as a child as well as criticism from my mother; which I feel now is just a symptom of her own insecurity.
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I really struggle with reaching out to people because of anxiety. I fear being judged harshly, and it makes it difficult to even try. I'm not antisocial, I'm just scared. :(
    beingbrye beingbrye 22-25, T 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'm getting to the point where I need outside help with my inner demons. I don't really want to reach out because of social anxiety and the fact that I hate talking to people face...
    beingbrye beingbrye 22-25, T 1 Response Nov 28

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    Been increasingly absent, and find it difficult to even try to be present and mindful. I have noticed the connection of this to anxiety, which has been high this past week. Even my...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    I don't even want to go to work in a few hours. I've been anxious all day. it should be something I like to do but being depressed and filled with anxiety is making life so much...
    fragmentsoflife fragmentsoflife 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I hate the fact that I get serious social anxiety. I have a presentation that I have to give, multiple times, on friday and I have no idea how I'm going to manage it. it's in front...
    beingbrye beingbrye 22-25, T 1 Response Dec 1

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    I forgot to take my anxiety medication today. I didn't talk to anyone. My friends knew that something was wrong with me. I felt tired and I didn't wanted to do anything in school...
    velvetybat velvetybat 13-15, F Dec 2

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    My anxiety kicked in at work and had to take my PRN medication to calm down. I felt bad because I accidentally bumped into a young co worker's ear while carrying a box...need to...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Wish it could just end and stop. Wish I could do stuff with out my anxiety getting in the way.. Wish I was more free
    gracegarang101 gracegarang101 13-15, F Dec 3

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    it really is annoying how one mental illness leads to others. you're working so hard to not have social anxiety, then, oops... you're depressed. now you have to try even harder to...
    kenzi18 kenzi18 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    The anxiety is taking over, I feel as if I can barely breath, not organize a single thought or action, and I'm so, so tired.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 5 Responses