Handing Anxiety and Panic Attacks- Not Just During A Crisis

My official diagnosis when it comes to anxiety is social anxiety and panic disorder. Right now, I am dealing with anxiety in several ways. I take a benzo, clonazepam, and I do other things that help me cope with my anxiety like breathing techniques, meditation, and writing. My ultimate de-stressor. I have not had a large number of panic attacks per week when things are good, but lately, I have dealt with them more.

My First Time Dining Out in a Year

So, I don’t dine out. The last time was a year ago when I moved to my new place (which by the way, I have been here for exactly a … Continue reading My First Time Dining Out in a Year

The Many Faces of Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Become a Patron!https://c6.patreon.com/becomePatronButton.bundle.js When I ask people that what they think about what chronic anxiety is, they respond that it is just a person who is anxious all the time … Continue reading The Many Faces of Anxiety and Panic Attacks

A Letter to Myself and my Blog on my Birthday

I wrote a letter to myself at this time last year, you can find it here. A birthday, my birthday April 10, is something special to me because there was … Continue reading A Letter to Myself and my Blog on my Birthday

My First Clonazepam Update

Here is a typical day on Ativan. I take 1mg in the morning. By noon-1pm I am already having major anxiety. I have to wait until about 5pm to take another 1m or 2mg based on the anxiety level. That will last me until about 9pm where I would have to take 1-2mg in hopes my anxiety still doesn’t spiral. In a typical week, I would have 3-4 panic attacks (as of recently) and I was a struggle every moment.