Agora-what?

A big part of my panic disorder is ruled by agoraphobia- a fear of places/situations that might cause me to panic and become embarrassed. My worst fear is that I have a panic attack in some place where people notice and think I am crazy. I know in reality people can't actually tell when I'm … Continue reading Agora-what?

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Banished to “bed rest”

The panic attack during my friend's funeral wasn't a one-time thing. As the days passed, they became more and more frequent. I began having trouble sleeping, spending a significant amount of time crying and shaking at night, being consoled by my father. The worst, though, occurred during the school day. I would get up every … Continue reading Banished to “bed rest”