Good morning campers

Good morning hope all feeling well, I did something yesterday and was so so so proud of myself, I went shopping on my own, got really panicky on way there nearly turned back twice, but I was determined to do this so I sang in my head lets Marvin gay and get it on, ha ha had a panick in first shop lets Marvin gay, ha got what I needed. Then came the supermarket ow my days lets marvin gay again and again, did my shopping had a flap at checkout lady was so nice helped me pack, got out of shop rang taxi πŸš• seems forever to come so Marvin gayed again. Got home had a glass of wine and was soo chuffed with myself I could have cried. Now thats a first in a long long time cant go anywhere alone. Ohh yes I can pwhaaa i did it I did it I did it. πŸ˜πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‚ xxx Mandy.

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  • hi Mandy well done i bet your cuff with yourself, its not easy when you suffer like you do but i'm proud of you for taking that giant step for the first time in how many years take care did you get that horror picture i sent you all the best your friend Alan big hug n kiss for you xxxxxxxxx

  • I am chuffed alan Karl and kids so proud too. lets hope its the first of many, I have a car outside but I didn't drive it, haven't drove in years its been on drive its a Mercedes Benz too poor thing more like a garden ornament lol, I will drive it again but I think anxiety can be just as dangerous as a drink driver. I haven't seen pic yet cant get em on my phone will look on comp xx Mandy 😊 😁

  • hi Mandy yes its great to finally have a car but what Mercedes do you have and i know its hard when your suffering with Anxiety but one thing that helps me to lesson my Anxiety is to get out and drive that is my freedom i hope you can get back behind the wheel, please don't have nightmares when you see my picture take care big hug n kiss for you my friend speak to you soon your friend always Alan xxxx

  • Mercedes clk200 yes would love to drive again I love bmw thought or big chunky 4/4 lol what u drive xx mandy😁

  • hi Mandy ive just took a delivery of a new Ford Kuga 2.0lt but like you i love every car except one and that is Vaxuhall it took the nearly six months to get me a car in the end i told the where to put, and went to Ford how your o.k today speak to you later big hug n kiss from me to you take care your friend Alan xxxx

  • Ha ha I'm good apart from cant get the song out of my head lol I blame whizz ha ha you 2 are a tonic without the gin lol xxxx great friends xx Mandy πŸ˜‡

  • Back at you Mandy xx ;-)

  • Ha ha beginning to hate the song now pwhaa I love your comments you a tonic xxxx tcare chick . Xx mandy😁

  • Hey whizz its a pity we cant make a site up that has a in me n you could be good for people especially the younger ones that are struggling to come to terms with this shitter of an illness, that needs a bit of reassurance without waiting till next day for Help like this site, xxx Mandy 😁

  • I know Mandy its heartbreaking because I was the same at that age so frightened, but I had and still have the best mother in the world she is my rock, and I know hopefully "not" but if my kids ever have to go through this I'll know what to do to reassure them . it is very frightening at the age I'd love to help them in anyway, would be a great idea Mandy xx

  • Ha ha ha Mandy that made me laugh but I hate that song ha ha ;-) sorry .. But good for you, keep going , there'll be no stopping you now xxx

  • Yes Alan, i'm like you I feel more calm driving in my car listening to music ha but not Marvin gay ha ha ;-) ;-)

  • Ow hope you didnt take offence meant me, not anyone else lol I dont feel safe myself if I have a flap when driving. I'm still singing the fucking song pmsl ha ha ow my days driving me mad scuse the pun xxxx ha ha ha Mandy πŸ˜πŸ˜‡

  • Not at all Mandy, as they say what works for me might not for you ;-) and If Marvin gay gets you through then sign your heart out lol I just hope your a good Singer ;-);-) lol

  • Actually I am lol love a good old kareoke night out always get up lol after a few jars of happy juice lol xxx 😊 mandy

  • Ha ha whizz I think I recall singing it out Loud in supermarket pwhaaa o well I know I'm not mad me thinks xx😁 mandy

  • THAT'S BRILL Mandy! WELL DONE :-D You should be proud of yourself. I would've had two glasses of wine except one whiff of the cork and I'm dancing on tables.

    You've taken a major step. The next one will be easier.

    I love Marvin Gaye. Man oh man was he hot. And um, oh yeah, he could sing too ;-)

  • Ty lizbett lol Marvin gay is a song in charts now lol 😁 great song but cant get it out off my head now ha ha xxx mandyπŸ˜‡

  • Arg that song but I'm glad it helped you.

    I too really feel for the youngest members of this site. My panic etc started when I was fourteen and I felt like I had no one to turn to. My parents were not very good at being assertive with the doc the way I would be for my child these days, and obviously the internet did not exist back then. But even nowadays it is very hard to be young with anxiety and to know where you can get help. If there are any professional health care people on here we need you! Please advise on where younger people can find help , specifically in UK, Ireland, USA and I know we have at least one in Australia.

    Calling any experts please! Make a post to list the support those younger people might try.

  • Well said me too I was 14 my parents ermm no no I thought I was going mad for many years. such a silent illness young ones in this day and age should get support if they feel their parents dont care enough, my eldest child ash has it I was the first one he came too 27 now and still ask me for advice, been to no docs no meds just me n he ok with it xx, it would be nice for expert to join, whether just started with it or had it years we all need reassuring it won't go away ever, just the starters with it I feel for I wanna wrap my arms around them keep em safe , what mother wouldn't do that beats me. Xxx mandy😞

  • Yay πŸ’žπŸ’ž I'm happy for you ! That's an accomplishment, not only getting out of the house but doing a task, like grocery shopping ! It's so cool that you listened to Marvin Gaye to get you through or was singing one of his songs to yourself . Either way, his songs are soothing. This makes me happy & motivates me to at least , finish my homework since I overslept :/....long story . But eh I'm so glad you accomplished this task & have some yummy food & drinks in the kitchen. People truly don't get that we struggle to do daily tasks . I tell some relatives & idk if they get it or not . I struggle going out sometimes too because of social anxiety in certain settings .i have to think positive while doing tasks or at work & Schl. This is such motivation , reading your post ..I'm happy !! πŸŽ‰πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜Š I'm happy for you ! But yeah , my classes are bare, not many students show & the professor is pretty cool , I'll at least do my homework then come in next class . I missed half the class already :/ lol but I wish that you have many many more moments like that , where you got out of the house & enjoy yourself , even if you truly aren't in the mood , but at least do something in the house that makes you happy😊 You deserve it!! Yay! I love reading positive posts. Thanks for sharing this !πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸ’žπŸ’ž

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