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    Trigger warning* not sure if allowed to post I feel maybe I have some Bipolar condition as well as my anxiety

    I don’t think I actually am but sometimes I wonder, I know only a professional can diagnose me I think it’s just really bad highs and lows with life changes/ stressors etc. but it happens so often and during the week sometimes I don’t know if my extremes could be something else or not. Was just curious if others who know they have bipolar disorder or are officially diagnosed with it could explain a bit how it is for them? Thanks.

    I’ll seek a psychiatrist or doctor to evaluate
    Im only diagnosed with
    GAD
    And depression etc

    Thanks appreciate any help.
    I think I’m just having a tough time right now and I just need to get some help which I’m setting up, but just wanted to hear from others who do struggle with other disorders bpd, ocd, anxiety, depression, or in particular bipolar.

    I’m pretty sure I’m having more than my one or two diagnosis but can’t tell what it is

    Thanks for any help, but I will seek an evaluation and get some help to confirm. #Bipolar #Diagnosis #Unsure #confused #struggling #Trying #Crying #panic #Doctor #Psychiatrist #Hope #help #Depression #Anxiety #MightyTogether

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    Do you consider yourself a “lucky” person? Why or why not?

    I’ve definitely had times in my life when I feel like the universe is against me and I can’t catch a break. My depression tells me I’m unlucky and my anxiety urges me not to trust any situation where I might feel lucky.

    This is all being put to the test because I received some very exciting news yesterday that definitely resulted, in part, due to a whole lot of luck. I’m still having a bit of trouble accepting that this good thing is happening, in part because my mind automatically goes to worst-case scenarios and berates me for thinking I could be lucky enough to have this thing happen.

    How do you feel about luck? Do you buy it? If so, do you consider yourself lucky or unlucky?

    #Anxiety #Depression #CheckInWithMe #panic #MentalHealth #mentalhealthmatters

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    Very curious if anyone else experiences...

    Just like the title. I am very curious to see if anyone experiences the same full blown panic attacks that I have! Mine are horrible! They are the all the same! They are all like a deja' vu to me! Like I have been there before in the exact same scenario, but I haven't. They are so real! Again, they are full blown where it takes me awhile to get out of then I sweat and have a warming go over my body! Heavy breathing/panting til I finally realize I am where I am and come down off of the attack. These have happened while driving before and could be quite dangerous since they are so debilitating! Anyone else? Thanks for reading and sharing if you don't mind. Kim #Anxiety #panic #Depression #Fear #Driving #deja

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    Midafternoon anxiety

    Every single day, between 2 and 4 PM, without fail, I experience an anxiety attack. I am beginning to experience anxiety leading up to that time, because I am dreading the attack, so it is becoming a vicious cycle. After 5 PM, my anxiety subsides and I can continue on with my day and if anyone asks, I can tell them that I had a good day. Because it's true - overall, I may be having a good or even great day, but there is this daily attack that mars the afternoon.

    I have tried distracting myself, booking meetings during this time to keep myself busy, taking a break at this time to allow myself grace, talking to a therapist about this, taking an Ativan when it starts and all to no avail. The midafternoon anxiety comes regardless.

    The Ativan can sometimes help me manage the symptoms, but it does not help me continue to be a functioning person, as it does its job sedating me.

    I just wish that I understood what caused this and I wish that I knew how to make it stop.#Anxiety #AnxietyDisorder #PanicAttack #panic #Depression

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    What songs 🌺🥰🎶🎵😇🙂☺️ help you keep going, boost your energy or headspace on a good or bad day?

    Feel free to share! Would love to listen to them all :) #Music #Love #Hope #keepgoing #Faith #doingyourbest #coping #Depression #OCD #Anxiety #panic

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    How do people cope with agoraphobia?

    I don’t personally fully struggle with it to the point of being in my home all the time but people that do how do you cope with not feeling shame or being too hard about it and your struggles?

    #Agoraphobia #Anxiety #panic #Comment #Support #question

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    I can’t get over that I was played by this guy 7 years ago

    They say time fix everything but it doesn’t work for me. I was heartbroken and I still am after 7 years of struggling… I stopped following him, quit social media, got new jobs in different states, forced myself not texting him… But almost every night, every sadness moment, every desperation, I still think of him for the past 7 years…Am I crazy? He texted me as a friend last year but I rejected him because I found myself still being severely affected by him…I can’t move on with my feelings towards this guy who played me 7 years ago?! Having #PTSD , #Depression ,#Anxiety , #panic attack issues don’t help me move on at all. I totally lost my confidence that I could be better without him… was I better than myself 7 years ago? I gained 30 lb, aged more… I can’t have him back and let him play me again… He is so successful but I am not…Will I just being like this for the rest of my life?

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    Abandoned….FP….

    I am about to be abandoned. It is something that is going to happen to all of the inner circle to teach us a lesson. before coming back…

    He knows about my abandonment issues. He already emotionally distanced himself. Physical is next where he will be gone for at least a month where he won’t talk to us. So we can see what it is truly like without him, since we all took him for granted.

    I am already on the verge of panic. I will be so very alone. Everything is my fault. This is what happens when I trust people and open up. I cannot breathe.

    At least I got a warning by someone else, otherwise it would have been soooo much worse…..and it is going to be bad enough.

    He knows this is my worst fear, him leaving.

    #Abandoned #fears #alone #panic #PanicAttacks #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #FavoritePerson #Crying

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    Panic attack signs and symptoms

    If you've ever had a panic attack you know how scary and unpleasant it is. And keep in mind, panic attacks are different than anxiety attack.

    Here are some common signs and symptoms of panic attacks. You may have experienced some of these, all of them, or different symptoms.

    If you have ever experienced a panic attack, what symptoms did you experience and what helped?

    #PanicAttack #AnxietyAttack #anxious #panic #MentalHealth #MentalHealthAwareness #panicattacksymptoms

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    #Anxiety #panic attacks

    Tonight I’ve had a revalation. I’m in serious trouble. Since the recent flooding. ( my job site was flooded 3x in 10 days and 3 of my adult children severely impacted by flooding as well.) I’ve been having panic attacks. I’ve been working many days straight and long hours
    Yesterday was a “weather alert day” according to our local news station.
    One of my jobs at work is to monitor a creek barely 50 yards from deer creek. I work alone and am responsible for putting up floodgates and calling people into work if flooding is eminent. I’ve always done my job very well.
    But since the recent flooding I’ve been having panic attacks. That became very obvious to me yesterday.
    After calling and texting everyone I know telling them how afraid I was.
    The day past with barely a sprinkle.
    I feel like such an idiot. But it was real fear.
    I know now I need real help.
    I’ve always been the strong one. The one people could depend on. Now I feel so helpless. My own mind is playing tricks on me. My own mind is the enemy putting me at risk. I don’t really know what to do. But I know I can’t do it by myself.