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I can’t let this beat me I look in the mirror and don’t recognise the person I see, I know I’m in there somewhere the person I used to be, I don’t know if ill ever be the same again but I just want to be me. I exist but I don’t feel alive. Simple [...]

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How it feels…

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My mom gave this ‘Hope bear’ to me after having the most aggressive attack I’d ever had. Telling me that whenever I feel sad to hug it and think of her, shes so cute and thoughtful! It is the little things that count…not the grand gestures.

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A perfect example of how I and many others manage to hide their disorder for years…still do… I’ve always been known for having a smile on my face. A smile can be the best disguise.

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It took me a little while but i managed to get out the house and brought this today as I’m still not quite over my attack on Sunday, been feeling exhausted and wound up ever since and not sure my anti depressants are enough at the moment so trying to help myself where [...]

Learn your ‘Triggers’

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I was speaking with someone today who has managed to bravely overcome their disorder. She told me about all the experiences she went through, all to which I could relate to. She then told me something very valuable and I know it’ll take time but it is to learn to recognise your ‘Triggers’. My blood pressure has been [...]

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After a panic attack there is almost a feeling of ‘aftershock’ where my body feels like its trying to remove the stress of the attack from itself and regain balance from going from such a emotional height, it’s a weird 'shaky’ sensation…wonder if anyone else experiences this?

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Had another attack last night I went into a cold sweat, couldn’t breathe and vomited. Having a panic attack is one of the most lonely feelings in the world, because only you have the power to stop it. Its a feeling that you cant even explain in words you just have to get through to [...]

how to decode a person with an anxiety disorder

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ohmelodypond: lundibix: This is by far one of the most important things I’ve seen on tumblr because It describes things I was not able to Read More This is so helpful,  send it to friends/family to help them understand how to deal with your disorder and how it effects you both x

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