I am sorry to hear that you had recent flooding...and with more possible rain in your area...I would say your anxiety is not for nothing. We often have reasons to feel worry, and this is not necessarily a bad thing. As you stated, your concern is causing you to be prepared for another similar event...and I think that is just being cautious and ready for any that could happen .
As long as you are able to manage your anxiety to acceptable levels and you are not panicking or having symptoms caused by acute anxiety, then once the weather calms down...your anxiety will quickly phase out, and you'll feel better.
As far a the tension between you and your wife goes, do your best to find middle ground...you with not going overboard with worries (and sandbags) and her...with respecting your anxiety and need to prepare and feel comfortable.
Wishing you dry weather and peace and progress!
"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
Post Edited (Scaredy Cat) : 9/8/2018 6:00:50 PM (GMT-6)