Hey guys. I’ve recently been absolutely freezing! It’s quite hot here at the moment yet it seems my feet, hands and knees burn with how cold they feel. If I mange to warm my hands, when I touch my feet of knees, the bones feel cold. I have been wrapped up in blankets and praying it stops most days. It’s been so awful and it’s summer here. I feel genuinely at a loss, it sound so extreme but I genuinely feel like suicide is the only way out. I’ve been to the doctor multiple times and they can’t find the problem. Do you guys happen to feel similar? I’m just hoping this is my anxiety and that it will eventually stop, life is so hard as it is without feeling like this on top of worrying about if death is going to happen at any given time. Anybody who has ever had coldness as a symptom, please let me know as this would be really helpful to me! Thank you ❤️🧡💜💙🖤💚💖
Freezing cold, knees, hands and feet. - Anxiety Support
Hi, how awful for you, hope I can help! :0) I have had the same thing recently, during the hot weather, I was going to bed with an electric over blanket on 7 which is higher than I have it in winter!
Are you getting enough sleep, I was only getting about 4 hours sleep a night at that time, I'm sure that contributed to my feeling so cold, the cold gradually went after 2 - 3 weeks. Feeling stressed tonight, cold again and tired, I have an elderly cat, an elderly sheep and two young goats who have been ill, caring for them esp at night drains me and I feel very cold. Perhaps you have an animal, relative or child needing a lot of extra care. Caring drains, as do lots of things, wrap up well, get hot water bottles and an electric blanket then relax in front of TV or with a book.
Look forward to your reply and hope my suggestion works! God bless take care and keep warm! BB xx
I actually have an autistic child, so I find myself absolutely drained constantly, I think the fear of wondering why I’m cold just makes everything 10 times worse, I mean everybody is constantly telling me how warm they feel which leads me to thinking I’m dying😂 hope you are feeling warmer today, my solution is hot water bottles for now ^=^ thank you for sharing your experience and advice ❤️ it helps so much more than anything else!
Your a loving Mum, giving so much time and energy to your little one, I doubt you notice how much time and energy you do give! Bless, you must get so tired and your blood sugar gets very low, without you realizing it, resulting in you feeling cold. I bet you miss out on eating and don't get a break either! Children are wonderful and treasured, I missed looking after mine and taking part in activities with them when they grew up. I'm a great grandma now, most of the family live far away so I hardly get to see them. You will never regret all you do for your little one and the time you spent with them when they were young! Take good care of yourself, make sure you eat even if it's just a sandwich with a cuppa! I think you went through a very difficult patch, you pushed yourself hard, didn't get enough rest or enough to eat and felt very cold as a result of that! I have many memories of happy times with my children and love seeing them when I can.
Take care and use your hot water bottles! It doesn't matter how other people feel, don't bother telling them your cold, you keep warm! I hope I've helped, I will be thinking of you and your little one, sending love and hugs! xx
Reading this made me cry. Thank you for taking the time to respond to me. I lost my grandma last year, she raised me, so she was absolutely everything to me, I cared for her before she died of brain cancer. This year my son was diagnosed with autism and along side that I was really heavily struggling with an eating disorder, not really on purpose, I just kind of (like you said) forgot to eat. I got incredibly sick and since then have been really struggling with anxiety over my physical symptoms. I’m so grateful for all the responses I received on this post, especially yours, it made me think of what my Nan would say to me if she were here. You have no idea how much that response touched me! I’m so saddened to hear that you’re missing your family and I will keep you in my thoughts! 🧡
Hi, how are you and your little boy? I'm very please my mentioning what Nan would say helped, I'm sure she is very reassuring especially concerning your little boy! What is your little boys name, pleased he got to meet his great Nan even if he forgets it! lol My youngest son, Eddie, still claims he doesn't remember meeting his g. grandparents and shrugs the idea off a little - typical boy!
Are you still feeling cold? The weather has been so hot here I'm feeling extra hot, never had sweat run down my face before! I found having a sandwich mid afternoon helped me keep warm and kept my energy level up! It wasn't long before I found other things to do mid afternoon ! lol Don't worry if that happens to you, something else good will take it's place! Making fish fingers, to share with my two cats, was good for me too! I like to help you look after yourself and keep warm, keep pace with your little boy and not worry!
Your message was a great help for me, thank you, it reminded me my Nan was looking after me and her love will always be with me, such a comfort! My Nan died a long time ago, I had spent many years with her, she knew just what to do in any situation about anything! Above all else Nans have great love and caring!
For me, anxiety brings on vertigo, asthma, cluster head ache and other physical symptoms. Love and big hugs for you both! xx
Don’t try the suicide thing. Keep blankets on you and drink something warm. It is crazy the what symptoms of anxiety cause!!! I live in Texas so I wish my feet and hands would get cold!!! Sometimes they do when I am in the house and I just get my soft housecoat and wrap it around me and try to warm up that way. Keep posting. We don’t want you doing something like hurting yourself.
Thank you for taking the time to read and respond, it’s such an extreme feeling, I actually have two children and could never leave them behind, however lately with me being stuck in bed constantly, it’s been so difficult to provide the care they need, which has lead me to spiral into a hole of guilt and shame. Hopefully symptoms with subside soon!!! ❤️
my dad was terminally ill and I was taking care of him during his last days. During that time my feet and hands were so cold. It was in April and I couldn't wait for the summer. My blood pressure was low, my temp was low and I thought this was it for me too. My dad past and it got worse for awhile, but finally started to subside. This cold feeling I got years ago when I was under a lot of stress and my daughter was born and crying all the time and I got no sleep and terrible job stress. If your thyroid has been checked, it is probably nerves and try to hang in there for awhile for your body to return to normal
Interesting you had this whilst your dad was ill, I’m so sorry for your loss! This happened to me last year also, my nan died of brain cancer and it was absolutely horrendous, she raised me, so she was basically my mother. I’m so sorry you had this experience too, but I’m so glad that we are still here pushing through! Thank you for sharing that with me ❤️