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I woke up late this morning, around 10:30, and I awoke in the middle of the mother of all panic attacks. There were panicked thoughts - this is going to kill me, I'm going to need to be locked up in a mental asylum - lots of gastrointestinal stuff that comes with the fear, weeping, and shaking like a leaf. I haven't had a first thing in the morning panic attack since January and I'm feeling pretty overwhelmed by it.

So I told myself that I could stay in bed until I was ready to get up (it's 12:15 and I'm not yet ready), and I've been doing things that relax me. I've prayed fervently for God's help. I've played a couple of rounds of Lexulous (a Scrabble-based game) with [personal profile] globetrotter1. I've done a couple of jigsaw puzzles on the phone - they are great for helping me clear my mind. I have a cat cuddled up to my leg, and that is a big help. I'm going to watch an episode of Doctor Who. I called my mother, but she couldn't talk as she was in the middle of making a Merlin costume for my 10-year old nephew that needs to be ready for tomorrow.

No more mornings like this one, please. Just no.

Date: 2017-04-17 04:31 pm (UTC)
michigangster: (Default)
From: [personal profile] michigangster
I'm sorry you have to deal with panic attacks. I have them too and I know they are awful. Lots of hugs.

Date: 2017-04-17 04:44 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] miss_s_b
Eurgh.
Especially hateful form of panic attack: the one where you don't know what's triggered it.

* all the sympathies for you *

Date: 2017-04-17 05:30 pm (UTC)
fleeting: (Default)
From: [personal profile] fleeting
:c I'm sorry to hear about the panic attack, and I hope you feel better later.

Date: 2017-04-17 05:55 pm (UTC)
dorchadas: (Default)
From: [personal profile] dorchadas
That sounds horrible.  photo emot-sweatdrop.gif I hope the rest of your day is an improvement.

Date: 2017-04-17 09:45 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] tielan
So sorry to hear about these. I hope things get better for you in whatever is left of today!

Date: 2017-04-17 11:40 pm (UTC)
coeur_de_noir: (Default)
From: [personal profile] coeur_de_noir
It seems so unfair that these should happen to anyone - I hope you are feeling more centred and relaxed today x

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