I Have Bad Anxiety

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 155 People

    Not Feeling Normal

    i first started having panic attacks when i was 27 i am now 45 its been a long hard road the doctors where i lived at the time thought i was having a heart attact they did not know what  a panic attack was after 5 r 6 trips to er an they did nothing 4 me  i soon...
    lgotv lgotv
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2010

    Anxiety and Fear

    I have such bad anxiety that I worry about things constantly. I worry about tomorrow before it even arrives. I have tried to talk to family about it, but it seems they don't take it seriously. I worry so much that sometimes my chest hurts.
    sunset78 sunset78
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Dec 21, 2008

    The experience speaks

    for itself. And don't say you know what anxiety because you got nervous presenting in front of people. I have it daily.
    Kaleymorgan Kaleymorgan
    13-15, F
    Jul 23, 2014

    You wouldn't know it

    unless you knew me. The real me.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 7, 2014

    I accidentally closed the door she forgot to

    shut on my way out... .. My roomate had so many friggin saints and idols it looked like a botanica over 40 different figures it was a collection of saints ... I walked closer, I was curious to see 2 steps into the room my head started pounding and my my chest hurt I felt the...
    PillsNpotion PillsNpotion
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2014

    All my life coping with anxiety.

    So many psychologists that I can't remember the number. I'm coming back to school and I would like to know why I find to do a normal activity, an activity that "normal" people do in an easier way, seems to me like jumping in a parachute. After so many years of dealing with...
    mmorgam mmorgam
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2015

    My Anxiety

    My therapist has helped me come to the conclusion that I love control. I have recently been put on 2 different medications to help with my anxiety and ocd. I can honestly say that as much as I love control, I cannot wait to be free! As much as I hate my anxiety, it has made me...
    samstpeter samstpeter
    22-25
    Apr 24, 2013

    Leave Me Alone Anxiety

    I wish this anxiety would leave me alone I am tired of it controling my life for 18 years. I am now agoraphobic when anxiety started I could run to a safe place which was usually away from people. Now my safeplace keeps getting smaller and smaller it isnt my own home anymore. I...
    1woody 1woody
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Dec 23, 2011

    I didn't really realize I had anxiety

    until March of this year. I was hospitalized twice this year, January and March, for depression and i began realizing that I had anxiety. My depression is improving and my anxiety as well, but it was bad. I had extreme social anxiety. I would freak out, inside my head, if my...
    heapograss heapograss
    22-25, M
    Jul 26, 2014

    Me: I'm actually kinda happy

    and calm for once wow... Mind: AW IM SO HAPPY FOR YOU. HERE LET ME REMIND YOU ABOUT THIS ONE ****** THING THAT HAPPENED TO U A LONG TIME AGO!!! ;)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 30, 2015

    I'm Crippled By My Anxiety....

    i don't think i've ever been at peace.  i've always been completely consumed with worry.  i worry about everything you can possibly imagine and i do it all day, everyday.  i've been this way for as long as i can remember.  i have chronic insomnia because of it...
    quarterlife quarterlife
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2008

    Whenever I'm alone and I get to think of the

    bad things that happened to me, I start getting anxious and would need to talk to somebody about anything just to calm me down.
    RhythmBlues RhythmBlues
    22-25, F
    Jul 11, 2015

    Anxiety disorder has ruined

    so many things in my life, and sucked the joy out of things and people I used to love. I had a psychologist I used to see, but I haven't gone in probably a year now. My dad didn't like her and I know it was hurting him and my mom financially. But now that my anxiety starting to...
    jonicole jonicole
    18-21, F
    Jul 25, 2014

    I have social anxiety.

    Yeah, the cliché 'can't order things' or 'count my money twenty times' type. I can't do things alone. I can't buy things alone. I have my friends order for me. I can't walk down the hallway alone. I can't present by myself, or give speeches. And honestly? It sucks. So don't...
    UndeadGirl13 UndeadGirl13
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 8, 2015

    Sickening Anxiety!!!

    (This was a pervious post) I have bad test anxiety...I had a test today ( October 14, 2010 Thursday) and I'm not to happy with how I did. Test anxiety (along with what's been going on with me (read previous stories to know what I'm talking about) ) got to me once again...I knew...
    yamihirugashi yamihirugashi
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2010

    Internalized Anxiety

    There must be something wrong with me. I honestly never FEEL as if I'm very stressed out. I don't actually stress or worry much as far as I can tell, but I have to be internalizing some major anxiety. I know this, because I have several health issues related to anxiety. I have...
    lonelygal17 lonelygal17
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 26, 2011

    I suppose it's not severe

    but my anxiety attacks really take a toll on me. My anxiety attacks seem to go away as school ends but when I am in school, they occur almost every night. I'll be trying to sleep because I have had a long day and I need to get up early, but I am prevented. My chest starts to...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2014

    Fight Or Flight

    Fight or flight is an instinct that is innate to every living being as a means of survival. This fight or flight hits you in certain situations....normal situations. I live in a constant state of flight. I am so anxious constantly that I just want to run. My only safe zone is...
    jlitzenb jlitzenb
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2011

    Omg we are going back to school in about 2 weeks

    and I'm freaking out, I have a lump in my throat again how will I manage another year like this? Help me :((
    acissej10 acissej10
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2014

    The Security Of Attempt Absence

        Fear has crippled me all through my life.  Fear of failure has prevented me from trying all aspects of acheivement.   I simply resigned myself to a 'i could never do that' attitude or 'im not good enough',  then i didnt have to feel the experience of failure, which is...
    lafsnack lafsnack
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2011

    My doctor says I have anxiety

    but I'm having trouble believing her I think something else is wrong with me but my family and friends agree with my doctor.i just woke up 2 months ago feeling like I could not breath heart racing and sweaty I wanted my husband to take me to the hospital and he kept telling me I...
    hippo1117 hippo1117
    36-40, F
    May 25, 2014

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