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Anxiety attack

I drove back from a friends 30 min drive and after 15min I felt sure I was going to die. I kept telling myself keep going you will get home. I wanted to pull over and cry ring an ambulance. I felt so unsafe and unwell. So exhausted and fearful now. Normal to feel so tired after this horrible feeling? Thanks to anyone who can lift my spirits Jen

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You made it back in one piece - recognize what an accomplish that was! Of course your tired, your body was working in overdrive to help you push through your anxiety. Relax and just keep thinking of the positive part of this, you did it!

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that sounds like me anxiety while driving it's absolutely awful i always try to talk myself out of it.i'm glad i'm not the only one this happens to. not really glad just glad someone can relate to this

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Don’t feel bad I can’t even drive 9 mins to my job.. some days I can be like screw it and make it one way but others I get sick before I even get in the car. You will have good days and bad days just try to remember the goods ones and feed off of them. Never dwell off of this one time or it can still you in your tracks.. AS I now have panic disorder..

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I used to drive a taxi, jump in my car drive for miles. Now I only drive about 10 miles tops,on my own. It takes all of 5minutes to get to my mums and most of that is downhill, but I lock the doors first, then put a CD on and sing full blast, til I get there. When I feel the slightest tiniest bit of Anxiety, whilst driving to my counsellors { about 8-10 miles} I wack on the music, and don't stop singing til I get there. I'm getting less anxious everytime.Baby steps for me, and I acknowledge my achievement, Because no-one else will, unless they suffer themselves.And I do get exhausted when I go a bit further. Well done for getting through it, that's a massive personal goal. Maybe a smaller journey to help get your confidence back. Good luck x

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Thank you everyone for your encouragement and thoughts I really appreciate it ♥♥

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