How I’m Coping with COVID Anxiety

Everyone is a little extra stressed these days due to the effects of COVID stretching across the world. My anxiety got the best of me last month and I landed in the ER due to a panic attack that made me think I was about to die from a heart attack. The anxiety issue is … Continue reading How I’m Coping with COVID Anxiety

A Massive Panic Attack Sent Me to the Hospital

Yesterday I was having a good day, that is, until a massive panic attack sent me to the hospital. It was a first for me, and I'm the kind of person who will do ANYTHING to avoid the doctor. I will not go unless I seriously think I am dying, and unfortunately, that's exactly what … Continue reading A Massive Panic Attack Sent Me to the Hospital

My Experience with EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy

The other night during a storm the lights went out and I was suddenly plunged into darkness. I calmly reached for my phone, turned on the light and went looking for the flashlight. This is a stark contrast to how I used to react to the dark, and the change is all due to one … Continue reading My Experience with EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy

Apple Picking and an Anxiety Attack

A few days ago, I posted a nice blog about our trip to Bryson City and how we went apple picking on the way home. It was all hearts and rainbows and happy times. Well here's what really went down as soon as we stepped into the orchard, which was shortly followed by a massive … Continue reading Apple Picking and an Anxiety Attack