I've never thought that the day would come where I wouldn't feel the way I did a few months ago....depressed, alone, afraid. I remember the first time I experienced a panic attack, I honestly thought that my life wouldn't continue after that, and well it did..but very dreadfully. I remember the sleepless nights, the tears, the pain, the negative thoughts, and it kills me knowing what I had to go through to get to where I am today. So here I am 6 months later, and I have acquired quite a few skills to combat my anxiety. And I have my family and this online support group to thank. So thank you to everyone who shared their story on this website, because nothing is more comforting than knowing that one is not alone.