Generalized Anxiety Disorder · Postpartum Anxiety

Talking About My Anxiety

My therapist has been encouraging me to open up about my anxiety. Something that is very anxiety producing for me is my fear of having a panic attack in front of people. If I could open up to people about my anxiety then maybe I wouldn’t be as worried about this situation. I have a hard… Continue reading Talking About My Anxiety

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Waking up Anxious and Afraid

I hate the feeling of waking up anxious. The pit in my stomach as my eyes open. Especially on the days when I don’t even know why I am feeling this way. It makes me feel like the day is going to be impossible to get through. The thought of getting up and doing everything I have to… Continue reading Waking up Anxious and Afraid

Postpartum Anxiety

My struggle with Postpartum Anxiety

After the birth of my second child in October 2014 I suffered from postpartum anxiety. I was diagnosed with postpartum depression but I think they need to have a separate diagnosis for postpartum anxiety because that is what I had. It was overwhelming, all consuming, knock me to the ground crying anxiety. A few weeks before… Continue reading My struggle with Postpartum Anxiety