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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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    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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    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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    This battle is exhausting and after years of therapy for anxiety and panic disorders, I still feel helpless. I had my first severe hypochondriac episode when I was a senior in...
    flannelskin flannelskin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I have really bad anxiety attacks. I almost died a few nights ago because of a dizzy spell that triggered my anxiety attack, and they did not blend well. I've been really freaking...
    myusername22 myusername22 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I have anxiety about taking anxiety medication.
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    When did I become so sick? I don't even remember when did it start. Probably around 4 years ago during my last year in high school. This feeling is eating me from the inside. Most...
    JunHara JunHara 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I had a lot of trouble with school bullying and abuse at home which caused me severe anxiety. I have been having major breakthroughs lately. I have used meditation and I've...
    lestersone lestersone 22-25, M Aug 21

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    Hey everyone. I'm new here. I joined looking for someone to talk to who may understand what I'm going through. I suffer from severe anxiety. Even in the brightest of situations...
    iroquois5413 iroquois5413 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I've been having extremely bad anxiety attacks everyday for the last month, and I've been suffering from depression and self harm for 2 years
    idontknowanymore101 idontknowanymore101 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    My sister was just walking to work on the highway and she just like me we both have high anxiety. were talking on the phone and she crying from seeing a skunk and some other...
    kitkatally kitkatally 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M Aug 3

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
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    On August 17, 2012, My best friend and her little sister were tragically killed in a car wreck on their way to school. She was my only real friend and we did everything together...
    MacKenzie2943 MacKenzie2943 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    Uh hi, it's my first time posting here. Like most of you I have severe depression and anxiety. Lately it's been getting worse. I feel anxious and because of that I feel depressed...
    QuietViolets QuietViolets 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    So this might be a little weird, but I'm actually looking for people to talk to a person. Largely because I feel kind of hopeless talking to them and feel like I need some back-up...
    CoriWilson CoriWilson 18-21 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I have spent much of my life imprisoned with this disease. Years & years, darling. Misery, anxiety, self injury, death dreams & hospitalizations.. you name it. Eventually I was dx...
    dollghost dollghost 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    My sweet younger brother wants to go out with me during weekend and i always come up with alibis. How do i tell him his great brother has been inflicted with severe depression and...
    ipulkit ipulkit 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    To Medicate - or Not. I hope my story & experience can help someone else that is struggling with Anxiety and Depression and is worried about taking medication. I think I have...
    ALynn007 ALynn007 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I have battled depression all my life not feeling accepted not only by others but by my parents. It got really bad as I got older and had several car accidents and neck surgeries...
    bkconslt bkconslt 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    So I went to one of my therapy appointments a few days ago and I have to say it was a VERY hard session. Usually we talk about some of the things in my life that cause me anxiety...
    thetiredmama thetiredmama 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I battle bi-polar disorder. Each day is a struggle. Each day I do not want to get out of bed. When I leave my house in the morning, I do not feel well, something is wrong. I...
    chaoticallycosmosme chaoticallycosmosme 26-30, M Aug 23

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    -Long Post, be ready to read, may be emotional- I'm so lost tonight.. Idk if this counts as suicidal, but I want to die, I really do. All my life I've been unlucky from the...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I was at my friend's house for the week, and throughout the first 4-5 days, my anxiety was skyrocketing. Especially when we went to Six Flags, we were waiting in this super long...
    lunalancing lunalancing 16-17, F 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I've had pretty bad anxiety since freshman year of high school. I am now about to be a sophomore in college and my anxiety has continued to worsen each year. It has gotten so bad I...
    hpxo1402 hpxo1402 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm a teenager in high school. I have been battling depression for 3 years and am still currently. I have struggled with extreme anxiety since I was a child. I struggled with self...
    RaeD10 RaeD10 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I love my family very much. But its all the fighting that gives me more of my anxiety. It feels like im in between. I know family fight and stuff. But i think mine over dose it...
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F Aug 14

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    I just got re-diagnosed. Although I guess it's relieving to know what the official names for what I'm going through it's infinitely more daunting. I mean, I have never been...
    gigglesounds gigglesounds 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Today I had a bad anxiety attack at work. I was shaking and sweating, my chest felt like someone was sitting on it and I was crying, I was clenching my fists so hard my knuckles...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Today I had a bad anxiety attack at work. I was shaking and sweating, my chest felt like someone was sitting on it and I was crying, I was clenching my fists so hard my knuckles...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Today I had a bad anxiety attack at work. I was shaking and sweating, my chest felt like someone was sitting on it and I was crying, I was clenching my fists so hard my knuckles...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I've had both for the longest time. My psychiatrist put me on a new anti depressant called Effexor 75 mgs. And I've been on soooooo many anti depressants since I was 13. Prozac...
    UnstableSammi UnstableSammi 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I was so positive about this weekend, my friend is getting married he wants me apart of his grooms men. But last 12hrs I have been having none stop anxiety attacks I've popped...
    seanv14 seanv14 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I wanted to write out my whole entire battle with social anxiety. I remember it clearly the first day I chocked up I had cold palms and sweaty forehead, I could feel my heart...
    dassays dassays 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Depression and anxiety runs in my family. My dad had it and committed suicide last year. Of course, he had some other issues to deal with so it wasn't just the depression for him...
    shyslh shyslh 22-25, M Aug 24

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    August 27. Procrastination. Procrastination - not acting when the time is right - is a self-defeating behavior. It produces anxiety, guilt, disharmony, and a nagging consciousness...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Last year I went down hill fast with my depression and relied a lot on alcohol and didn't tell anyone how I felt. I made stupid choices while I drank and after suppressing all that...
    Marie240 Marie240 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today is a bad day. I was diagnosed with severe depression 10months ago, although I no myself its been years longer. I havnt been totally honest with my councillor with how I feel...
    ne2lms ne2lms 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Not severely. I know people who have it worse than me. But I have a constant nervous / uneasy feeling. Sometimes it's dull, sometimes it gets heightened in different situations...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I only started expressing symptoms over the last 2 years. It's getting to the point where I don't even want to go grocery shopping. There's always too many people, and their...
    iamrae22 iamrae22 22-25, F Aug 12

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    I had another story up on here about when I was molested, but then decided if I am going to make a habit of posting my life stories on here, that story is not the one I want to be...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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