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older guy
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   Posted 9/17/2017 10:54 AM (GMT -7)   
i don't know what brought it on, but i have been having what feels like one long anxiety attack today, for the last 2 hours. worried about making mistakes, feeling hostile towards my sister for correcting me and forgetting we had a plan to clear out garage, not buying correct items at grocery store (my sister is picky) and now I'm home and have smoked a cigarette but still feel anxious.

I know I should have explored the resources for anxiety on this site, have put it off thinking i know enough and that I could get enough info just by posting messages. GOING TO THE RESOURCES NOW.
Rich

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Scaredy Cat
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   Posted 9/17/2017 2:51 PM (GMT -7)   
Aw, I am sorry OG! sad

Good on you for checking out the coping skill material here!

I do hope that you found something helpful and are feeling some relief now.

Remember, as difficult as today was...it will pass, and tomorrow will likely be much easier....😊

S.C.
Moderator:Anxiety/Panic

"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"

"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom

Panic Syndrome recovery due to CBT

AnxiousTexan
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   Posted 9/17/2017 4:18 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm with you OG...had a pretty bad panic episode this week after running myself ragged with work.

But like SC said, these episodes fade and it did in my case. In some ways I'm calmer now than before the episode.

Hang in there buddy!
Anxiety Sufferer Since the 1980s

Medications:
Lexapro @ 10mg per day
Trazodone as needed for sleep

cilly
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   Posted 9/17/2017 10:48 PM (GMT -7)   
Oh O.G,

Living with siblings is not easy ,take my word for it.I cannot ...Had a bad day myself.Hope you find some distraction.

sending positive vibes your way buddie!!!
Cilly
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