about 4 years ago I was diagnosed with general anxiety disorder. My doctor gave me sertraline which sort of helped but I came off them about 2 years ago as I felt able to cope. Since then we've has a lot of redundancies at work and those of us left are having to pick up the extra work. This was OK but I had a major project go pear shaped a few weeks ago which has brought back the GAD and now I feel sick all the time, I can't sleep or eat and just panic at the thought of going to work. My boss simply keeps telling me to get more self confident. Last week I really couldn't cope so took 3 days off sick, which made me feel so guilty it added to my anxiety. Tomorrow I've got to go in and see my boss to ask if I can be given different work to do that will maybe keep me in the office where there are people rather than being on my own on site. I'm not holding out a lot of hope because all he seems to care about is getting the jobs done so he can show Big Boss how well he runs his team. I've been thinking about this all weekend and feel terrible. I've started counselling which I think will help and have a doctors appointment for Tuesday, but i've still got to get through tomorrow. Wish me luck!
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