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2 days in a row

It happened again today but I was not gonna be defeated. I have to go to work today and face the music. I may be fired or given a final warning. I really don’t care. I’m ready to throw away a job I love and income to pay my bills for peace of mind. This is the third job in less than 3 years. It usually just spirals out of control after the first attack. I can’t go on like this. I can’t keep avoiding people and places because of anxiety. This is debilitating.

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I am sorry for what you are experiencing. Are you getting any help for your anxiety? any medication?

I think that if it gets to that point, it may be the time for professional help. What are you going to do without a job? it will be a lot worse just to sit home and let anxiety take over.

It may feel that quitting will give you peace of mind but only for a very short period. Stay strong and best luck to you.

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I’m waiting for my insurance to kick in and I’ll see a therapist in about a month. Until then, I just have to stick it out. I didn’t quit but every morning I wake up in anxiety and I gotta get help.

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Today is one of those days for me as well, where I just want to tell them all to go where the sun doesn’t shine and just throw my badge and walk out of here.

But I can’t I financially have to support myself, and my insurance is what keeps me being able to go the doctors and get my meds. Because I can’t just do exactly what I just mentioned my anxiety gets a little more amplified and I love what I do.

My anxiety began yesterday though and has lapsed into today even though I took my meds and I’m just counting down the last 1 hr and half so I can drive home 🏠.

I wake up every morning with anxiety I begin to get nauseous and then gag or dry heave before I even get dressed. Can’t take my xanax cause I’m still trying to shake off the drowsiness it has caused from the night before when I took them before bed time.

I have to make a strong cup of coffee before I can even get into the car and make the commute to work.

So hang in there and just take a step at time before you know it you’ll be where you feel the most at ease.

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Hi, I completely understand what you are going through. I used to be a teacher but due to my anxiety and OCD I had to stop teaching. I now have an in-home business that allows me to work from home. It is nice but believe it or not my anxiety and OCD continues. Whenever there is a major change in my personal life, business, or any other aspect of my life I get the anxiety and often panic attacks. It does help that I am at home but it's hard. I once went to start a job and actually fainted on my first day. I told the lady I was sick but really my anxiety started and I couldn't control it. I have tried meds they didn't really work for me. I am now trying many different things I call my "tricks" to try to handle the anxiety. I know what you are dealing with is extremely hard and I wish you some sort of peace to allow you to continue your job. Maybe sit down and explain that you have a high anxiety level and that you may need some time to adjust to the job. I once did this with a job I really enjoyed and didn't want to lose. My boss thank goodness also dealt with anxiety and was very understanding. Okay, I will be thinking good thought for you.

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Well, I imagine you'll have more anxiety if you have no income. I hope you keep coming here, and have someone to talk to also . Work can be hard, but that is why it is work!

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