Lately I have been dealing with loneliness and I needed to make it stop.
Over the week or so, I notice some old noxious thought patterns starting to weasel their way into my head. I have been feeling lonely and separate from others, both at work and with my relatives and family. While I know these thoughts aren’t true, they feel real and in the moment I believe them… Continue reading →
Haven’t been blogging for awhile- life has been really busy here. Since my last few posts – where I had a horrible resurgence of anxiety, I’m sure you might have been wondering how I’m doing! I received a number of emails and Facebook messages wishing me well. Thank you for your kind comments and concern. I really appreciate you!
After the horrific panic attack explosion at work the other night, I find that my thoughts are starting to get a little crazy. These thoughts have the potential to ruin this day.
I can’t just hope everything will be ok, I have to show up to work later- and knowing what I know about my anxiety patterns, I must prepare and take action.
By the way, I have to throw in a little gratitude here. Thank God in heaven I have done this long enough to know what to do when I go off my rocker with anxiety. So while I certainly would prefer not to have to deal with this, it is what it is, and I am thankful I have tools to help me. Continue reading →
The monster returns. Last night I did an extra half shift in the Emergency Department to pick up some extra hours, and I had anxiety at work like a nuclear bomb. It was horrible. The shift started at 7pm and went till 1am.
The day at home was uneventful. Boring. I took the dog to the park, did a few errands, watched some TV. Started getting antsy, but no real trigger feelings going on. I was well rested, not hungry, not pms, not sick… Continue reading →