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More anxious as appointment gets closer

Apr 14, 2017 6:10 PM

Hospital appointment is on Monday. The closer it gets the more anxious I feel. The more anxious I feel the more fatigue and pain. It occurred to me today that I'm not anxious about them giving me a diagnosis of something that is only going to get worse. I am anxious about them saying there is nothing wrong with me. Has anyone else had this fear?

Apr 14, 2017 6:29 PM

oh definitely. I described it as facing the invisible man. you know he's there but you can't see him. you aren't afraid of a diagnosis even a bad one because at least then you can see the invisible man, what's scarier is doctors who are supposed to be able to "see" him/it not being able to recognize him/it either.

Apr 14, 2017 6:33 PM

Couldn't have described it better. Thank you fragilejoints

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