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I'm Still Surviving!

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Saturday, 07 August 2004

Posted by: cogmeg on August 07, 2004

I've always been a very nervous, shy and emotional person. I remember as a child being afraid of everything bad that could happen. Killers o­n the loose, tornadoes, all that kind of stuff. About Thanksgiving time in 2003 I started getting more anxious.

By Christmas time I had had it! I missed out o­n Christmas Eve at my in-laws because of panic attacks. That was the final push to send me to the doctor. I went in January of 2004 and was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Attacks.

He put me o­n Paxil and Klonopin and so far it's working. I hate my kids seeing me when I do have an attack, they are 7 and 5, and they are too young to really understand what's going o­n. They try to help and I just tell them that mommy needs a time-out. It seems to work.

I am worried about my 7 year old though. He is exactly like I was, he worries about everything. I try to help him through the hard times though. Besides the meds, I have found that relaxation breathing helps. I sit back and really concentrate o­n my breathing. I have found a book that has also helped- The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmond Borne. It has a lot of relaxation techniques.

Talking to the people o­n here has really helped me, just knowing that someone else is going through the same things. Finally at age 27 I feel like a semi-normal person again. I am still shy in person, I always think people are going to be judgmental but o­n-line I can really be myself and talk about what is going o­n. I can o­nly hope that by being here I can help o­ne person realize that they are not alone in this fight. There is an army of us fighting this monster everyday and we are winning!
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