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To a degree, we all experience anxiety. The simplest analogy is exercise. Weightlifting will tire you out, and introduce a burn in your muscles as they suffer micro-tearing from the exertion of the exercise.
On one hot summer day, I bought the most perfectly plump watermelon I could find at the grocery store. Suddenly, I felt my heart begin to race. Intense pain radiated throughout my chest and my throat began to tighten. As much as I tried, it was like my lungs were unwilling to fill up with air — it felt like I was trying to suck air through the tiniest straw.
Top definition. Panic attack unknown. This can include increased heartbeat, stutteringdifficulty breathing or shallow fast breaths, feeling cold, dizzy, or uncomfortable.
I hav e chosen to focus on my healing, and to say only a few words about my long period of suffering. My own suffering had its unique form, but essentially, it was no different from what you probably already know. After my first two panic attacks, I awakened each morning to an instantly racing heart, hyperventilation, and cresting waves of fear and apprehension.
After all, if we didn't get an anxious feeling crossing the road, we'd naively stroll in front of a passing car without thinking about the possible consequences. The right level of anxiety is good for us, it keeps us safe. However, it's when the anxiety triggers are over sensitive and over stimulated that it can become a real problem.
I straightened up in my seat, looked around the coffee shop and took a deep breath to get my feet under me. Then my heart started pounding loud and fierce, my arms fell heavy at my side and pins shot through my fingertips as a gray haze settled over my eyes. Or die.
It has been a wonderful weekend of smiles, laughter and bonding with my beautiful babies — babies turned into young ladies. To stop my constant skin scratching or nail picking common symptoms for those struggling with anxietyI picked up my phone and decided to write this. My anxiety is like a earthquake that shakes my foundation and jumbles me all up.
I was sitting at my desk working on my laptop, like I did every day, when my heart started thumping. I could hear blood passing through my ears— thump, thump, thump —and see my chest moving up and down under two layers of clothing. I noticed my hands trembling over the keyboard, and my vision became blurry when I looked at the computer screen.