for me it depends on the situation. in a crowded store (saturdays at walmart - why the hell do i do that to myself????) - i get short breath and my vision gets blurry. i want to beat the shit out of people who block aisles with their carts because I feel trapped! often i have to leave without getting everything that i need! i have no patience for long lines, people who question cashiers about prices, slow cashiers who feel the need to bullshit etc. i just need to get out of there ASAP!
at work when it gets bad i cry out of frustration. because i am not allowed to say what i really feel because it isnt politically correct to tell people how stupid they are! once i start crying it takes all damn day to stop! i hyperventalate and have stomach convulsions due to being so worked up!
at home i get pissy. once the heart racing etc kicks in no one is safe. i yell at everyone.
no matter which situation it takes me forever to get out of anxiety mode even after things have calmed down. usually i require a nap because being so worked up has exhausted me mentally and physically.
when i am having a bad period of time, like more than a day of anxiety. it is so hard for me to function at all. i want to stay in bed and avoid life.
this past summer while off work i basically stayed in bed for the better part of 2.5 months! i didnt clean or do laundry. i guess it started out as depression but then anxiety because things had gotten so bad that i didnt even know where to start so i just didnt! had to have my ex come over to help me get things back to normal do-able status.
when i am in the car having anxiety i want to drive the car into a brick wall! my body feels like its going to explode and i just want to drive the car into something. i dont want to die though i just need something physical to do wtih the anxiety!
when its bad i avoid leaving the house. i call in sick to work. i dont get groceries or other needed stuff. i just cant handle going out. feel like i would lose it and get arrested!
my mind n body go crazy...i get to the point where i feel im losing control, i become very angry when i get extremely nervous...my head feels like its gonna friggin explode and its bein squeezed n all the pressure in my head moves to the center n i swear its gonna pop.i get shaky, dry mouth, my chest hurts, i sometimes get nauseas or sick to stomach,i cry alot also.
yea walmart is definitely the worst place for me.i get so damn angry n feel crowded n people intentionally get in my way.i start cursing n speakin out loud n pissed off.people hate to shop with me cuz i get so aggravated n frustrated within mins of bein there. and when my anxiety kicks in i too get very angry n everythin pisses me off.i just start snappin out.
Chest pain, the feeling like I was going to die. I was losing control and dizzy. I had a big lump in my throat and I had dry mouth. I was shaking and unable to sleep afterward in fear that I wouldn't wake back up.
Quoting jewel9531:My symptoms are a warm sensation over my body, heart starts to go faster/faster w/ every second. I feel as if I'm in a horror movie.. my chest feels tight. I can't breath, i'm like hyperventalating, feel as if I'm on my last breaths... My mind races like "Oh god, is this it?" I call for my fiance,(if he's here) but keep cool 4 kids... I try not 2 faint..Breath,, Remind myself it's ok. just get through it.. Take a pill. Relax, let it kick in.. That's my bad dayz... On not so bad days, Dizzy,nausua, or tingling on left hand, arm, side one or all three
I have tingling,numbness and weakness in my left hand and arm. Tightness in my chest,anxiousness and worry alot. I got upset and cried a good bit when the anxious and worry set in. It gradually got worse in a years time till I had much weakness in my hand. I could barely fasten my bra.
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