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Decoding a Panic Attack

    it’s a bit about assumptions. So, for readers of this blog, I am an agoraphobic with PTSD – which means I fear being in public. Public spaces or around The Public. But especially any sort of security/police/military uniforms. … Continue reading

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Panic Attacks: Unravelling Triggers

Managing panic in your head is tricky. You want to calm down, but you can’t. Perspective Warps and What if, What If, then it’s worse case to lubricious case Reminding yourself of your span of control yourself Today, I went … Continue reading

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Preparing for Panic Pays Off

I was able to cope through a complete MRI with Contrast. I expected to have a panic attack and I had mentally and physically prepared for it – and as far as anyone else knew, I had none. Preparation and … Continue reading

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De-Triggering: Meditating Through Panic

I was already laying down in the dark and as quiet as I could expect for housework cleaning to be going on. I heard the thrum throb of the helicopter first and I knew from the bladed sound that it … Continue reading

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RRS: Decoding Panic Attacks

the essence of the panic attack is not being able to catch your breath gulping and gasping there is never enough air   add to that: diabetes   diabetes is best understood as a red blood cell with a candy … Continue reading

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Dec 17, 2014 – Dear agoraphobic diary

Today I learned that there was a whole ‘nother level to panic attacks that I had yet to experience.   I threw up 7 times.   strangely, after the 5th time, it felt more a relief.   I also learned … Continue reading

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Panic Attacks: What they feel like

I used to search for descriptions of what an existential crisis felt like, but all I could find was interesting conversations about how people were using video games to sort out their ethics in a clear, contained world with consequences … Continue reading

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