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I think I am going crazy !!!

Dec 16, 2015 5:34 AM

Hi family I haven't been on for a while. Last week I almost had a nervous breakdown. We had a death in the family also, my blood sugar bottomed out on me then it was like getting hit with something. I couldn't sit still , felt all jittery, and didn't feel right. I couldn't even stand to ride in our pick up without having my husband pull over and let me get out and walk around for a little bit. This has never happened to me before and it really scared me to death. I tried to get in to see my primary Dr but he was out sick all week himself. So they sent me to a urgent care office where I saw a Dr. She ran a EKG on me and it came back alright Thank God, my blood work also was fine. She put me on Xanax just enough to get me through to see my regular Dr. But I can't get in until Jan 4th and I don't have enough to last . She also told me to do deep breathing and when I breath in hold it until the count of 4 then blow it out . I have been doing it and together it seems to be helping me some. I guess everything finally caught up with me. Stress wise I'm not as young as I used to be lol can't take all of this drama mg daughter is dishing out on almost a daily basis. Well I guess that's enough of my whining will need some cheese to go with it. Lol sending prayers and hugs to all.

Dec 16, 2015 6:17 AM

Sounds like you are having some massive panic attacks due to all the stress. I HATE having them. You feel like you're facing a grizzly that you can't see and no one else can either. it's all the symptoms of terror, fight or flight, but with nothing to fight or flee from. It makes you feel like you are completely losing your mind.Talk to your doc about someone who can help you with cognitive behavioral therapy. It's what saved me.... good luck God bless and gentle hugs

Dec 16, 2015 6:38 AM

Thanks Phoenix it is as you explained it. I will try and talk to him about behavioral therapy. I'm willingness to try anything not to feel like that again.

Dec 16, 2015 6:40 AM

I left out the cognitive part of behavioral therapy. I just hope he will listen and not blow me off like he usually does.

Dec 16, 2015 7:54 AM

Weezie, I've missed you!! I am so sorry for your loss. It's not surprising that your blood sugar went haywire. It happens under extreme stress. I know what you mean about not having time for the drama when you get older. Believe me my BS tolerance is pretty close to zero most days. There's enough drama in the world without the people around us creating more!! In glad the doctor at the urgent care was nice enough to give you meds to help you through the anxiety until you can see your doctor. I'm also glad the deep breathing helps you. Abdominal breathing is wonderful when you breathe in through your nose for a count of 5 or more and then hold it as you count down and then blow out through your mouth for a count of 4 or 5. The combo of breathing and counting takes your complete focus so you are distracted from the anxiety, pain, etc. sending you lots of love, gentle {{{Hugs}}} and prayers from my heart to yours that you and your family find peace in your souls during this time of loss.💕🙏🏻🌻

Dec 17, 2015 11:46 PM

Thank you Alwayz I think with everything that has happened this year I finally cracked. Thankfully I am feeling better. Haven't been able to see my Dr yet hoping for a cancelation next week. Hope you are feeling better, and your pain level is lessened down to a 4-5. Sending Love and prayers and hugs. I would love to talk sometimes call me if you would like to my # is (936)404-0354. This is for anyone that would like to chat sometimes. I am on Central time.

Dec 18, 2015 8:19 AM

Thanks Weezie!! Unfortunately at this point, I rarely get my pain level lower than a 7-8. I guess I'm used to it. (Although nobody should have to get used to pain). Anyone who wants to reach me can send me e-mail at Ladygirl94@aol.com (make sure you put who you are in the subject line). Also, my cell phone number is (516)946-5596. I don't chat a lot but you can text any time day or night. If you want to chat, you're more than welcome to give me a buzz. Sending you lots of love, gentle {{{{Hugs}}}} and prayers for a peaceful and less painful day.💕🙏🏻🌻

Dec 18, 2015 8:41 AM

1-540-509-1975 here, unlimited texts, just say who you are lol.

Dec 20, 2015 9:27 PM

Weezie, I'm so sorry for your loss. The stresses you've had this year, it's a wonder you didn't have anxiety attacks before now. I will keep you in my prayers. (((Hugs))) I'm at flappyslady81@yahoo.com. 🙂🙏🌼

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