Anxiety Community
Problem with GAD
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to generalized anxiety, anxiety and eating, anxiety and sleeping, mood swings, panic attacks and panic disorders.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Problem with GAD

I really don't know where to start, or what to say.  Basically I've had anxiety problems my whole life (25 now). Around four years ago I had a serious bout with it, and that was when I realized I had a problem.  I was put on alprazolam and paroxetine, which I'm still on today.   I went to see a therapist also, although he was more of a "student therapist", but that was the only option for me at the time.  He sort of helped but I can't really say he "cured" me.  To be honest I started smoking pot and that seemed to really help.  

Anyway its back in full force and I have no clue where its come from and why it won't go away.  It started about a week and half ago.  I normally work from home since I have a family member with medical issues that needs help from time time, but my company came into some office space for people to come and work at.  I was excited at this prospect and went in.  I only was scheduled for two days, but after those two days I've become a complete mess.  I've stop going in, but I'm still just full of anxiety.  The thing that bothers me is that I have no idea what is freaking me out.  People keep asking me what it is that I'm thinking about that's worrying me, but half the time I can't even say that I have any specific thought... I'm just scared and nervous all the time.  

Tomorrow I go see my doctor, and probably start the process of finding a therapist to talk to.  Honestly I've become quite worried about going to see someone to talk too.  Not sure if I'll get along with the person, or if they are going to want me to do things I don't feel comfortable doing.

I guess I just feel lost and unsure of what the right choice is.  Any insight or suggestions I would greatly appreciate.
Tags: GAD, Anxiety, scared, worried, Work, help
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
1801781_tn?1410753824
Blank
littlebit667 uploaded a new photo
18 mins ago
1801781_tn?1410753824
Blank
littlebit667 Very sad..lost my Luna (chi... Comment
21 mins ago
1302038_tn?1409939502
Blank
TinaR10 commented on TinaR10's status
48 mins ago
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
remar
st. louis, MO
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
ThePinkFloyd
480448_tn?1403547723
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
anxiety860
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
michigan07
Anxiety Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
remar
st. louis, MO
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
ThePinkFloyd
480448_tn?1403547723
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
anxiety860
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
michigan07