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by afickes
Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Session 5 - Eat and Exercise to Minimize Anxiety and Depression
Topic: Help
Replies: 19
Views: 14121

Re: Help

Lydia, I dont know this may be an idea but have you ever tried Body By Vi. They are meal supplement shakes. I think they would be perfect for you. They are sweet but extremely healthy, not to mention brain food and one shake contains all the vitamins and nutrients you need for a full day. My favorit...
by afickes
Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Session 5 - Eat and Exercise to Minimize Anxiety and Depression
Topic: how can i make myself eat
Replies: 15
Views: 12803

Re: how can i make myself eat

I have a HUGE fear of vomiting. My anxiety and stress are in my stomach. I still have a long way to go but I as well skip meals and it doesnt bother me. But, if I wait too long to eat then I feel light headed and worse then if I do eat. I dread meals and I know this is all in my head but I still am ...
by afickes
Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Session 5 - Eat and Exercise to Minimize Anxiety and Depression
Topic: caffeine addiction struggles
Replies: 61
Views: 35142

Re: caffeine addiction struggles

I drank so much soda a day. I mean we are talking around 5 or 6. For me, once my anxiety became full force I drink 1 soda a day. My anxiety stops me from drinking it because I get the physical symptoms as in stomach aches all day. I have notice even when I have stomach aches I want the soda but beca...
by afickes
Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Session 2 - Six Steps Designed to Put an End to Panic Attacks
Topic: starting over
Replies: 9
Views: 5494

Re: starting over

Thank you both for the support. This is such a scary thing. Not only the panic and anxiety but also trying to get your life back. I really dont think I remember a time where I havent been anxious. Sometimes just alittle and others alot. I just want to able to go places with my daughter and not worry...
by afickes
Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Chronic Disease Sufferers
Topic: Thyroid issues
Replies: 1
Views: 4257

Re: Thyroid issues

I have had thyroid problems for years. Very rarely is my thyroid ever at a good level. My thyroid is underactive. It effects so many things with your body and one is anxiety. By not having a regulated thyroid it can cause anxiety. I noticed when I decide for some odd reason not to take my meds or fo...
by afickes
Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: General Comments/Inquiries about
Topic: getting anxious....
Replies: 8
Views: 3351

Re: getting anxious....

I have had anxiety since I was about 16yrs old, possibly earlier but that is the first I remember it. I got for long periods of time without severe anxiety. My anxiety has always been there just not so prevalent at times. My anxiety started up really bad about 3 months ago. Now I have a hard time go...
by afickes
Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Session 2 - Six Steps Designed to Put an End to Panic Attacks
Topic: new to the program - a cancer phobic person
Replies: 5
Views: 3037

Re: new to the program - a cancer phobic person

I am a hypocondriac as well. I am always thinking about how I feel all the time. Every ache and pain I look more into then what it is. I am constantly concerned about throwing up as I am terrified of doing. I think what if I have a heart attack because I get the tight chest. Everytime I go to the do...
by afickes
Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Session 2 - Six Steps Designed to Put an End to Panic Attacks
Topic: Lucinda are you out there?
Replies: 11
Views: 5762

Re: Lucinda are you out there?

I was up to session 4 and just felt like I was moving too fast. I was not doing the relaxation exercise like I was suppose to. I decided to restart back to session 2. My anxiety started to get bad again around session 3 so I should of restarted then. I just have so many body symptoms and it is so ha...
by afickes
Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: Session 2 - Six Steps Designed to Put an End to Panic Attacks
Topic: starting over
Replies: 9
Views: 5494

starting over

Hello. I have had the program for about 6 weeks. I am just getting started on the peer support because of computer issues. I was doing quite well after the first two weeks. I seemed to be having a better attitude and less anxiety. When it came to week three I was having a very hard time being positi...