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Friday, February 13th, 2015

Subject:My phobia is ruining me
Posted by:kibumkey.
Time:7:50 pm.
Mood: cranky.
I’ve always had emetophobia (intense, irrational fear or anxiety pertaining to vomiting) – since I was a little child, but I think now I’m more aware of it. I can’t eat well anymore. Because when I’m going to eat, I think what I should eat that won’t make me feel nauseous. I end up eating the lightest meal and sometimes I don’t even finish it. Whenever I eat, I will be constantly thinking if I’m full or not, and if I feel a little bit full, I’ll stop eating. Today my friends and I went to TacoBell and I ate a quesadilla and at the last piece, I felt a little full. I knew I could eat it because I wasn’t that full, but I stopped. I didn’t want to eat anymore. It’s worrying me because I’ve been a full day without eating, and sometimes, even with an empty stomach I’d feel nauseous. It’s terrifying to just think about it. I don’t know how to stop this, either. Can someone help me?
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Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Subject:Phobias at the Movies
Posted by:tonyseger.
Time:9:58 am.
Hello! My wife suffers from Emetophobia (fear of vomit) and together we created a new no spoiler movie site that gives people with phobias (spiders,snakes,clowns,puppets,dolls,vomit,needles,dentist,blood) the ability to watch movies without fear. We give you the when, how graphic and the duration of each scene that occurs in each movie. We have 1500 movies screened, add new movies daily, theater movies every weekend and are always open for requests! ENJOY!
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Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Posted by:belladonna1313.
Time:6:49 pm.
I just found this community and I'm just seeking some support from others with panic disorder and mood issues.I find that people without it really aren't all that able to relate to what I am dealing with.
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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Posted by:pce4now.
Time:10:50 pm.
I'm new here.
I suffer from alot of necrophobia and been to 12 councellors in 3 years.
Nothing ever seems to help.
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Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Posted by:ieatedyourcooki.
Time:12:31 pm.
I'm scared of mirrors. Well, reflections. I suffered a panic attack the other night and managed to post after it was all over. Some crossposting for you:
i've been hiding it pretty decently... I suppose, but if you look back to an older post, it was a chatlog where i talked about being neurotic...
This is nothing new. That's the worst part.
I LOVE creepypasta. I love it so intensely that I check up on it AT NIGHT for full effect. MANY things don't scare me.
The one thing that does?
I hate mirrors. I've always been afraid of them. When I was little (6-8ish), I turned my desk mirror upside down (so it faced away, it was one of those swivel things) because I was afraid someone would write me a message in Lipstick. It hasn't gotten much better since then. This past weekend, my mirror actually fell down on me as I was looking through my hamper (which at my mom;'s house serves as a makeup stand). I caught it. But I wouldn't put it back up.
I'm scared of reflective surfaces. My laptop? Right now I refuse to look at dark websites because my eyes can shift focus and see my reflection. I fear my reflection will move in manners dissimilar to my own. I fear that if I hold up a random object, the reflection will not have a matching one. That it will smile at me and reveal a mouth full of rows and rows of sharp bloodied teeth, razor sharp and pearly grey. I fear that it's eyes will be yellow and it will grin far wider than I know my mouth allows. I fear that it's hair will react in a way mine never can, and to have form and movement of it's own. I fear that the whole mirror will go dark except for it. And it will look at me, and grab me... and I fear what is on the other side.
My mom doesn't know. My roommate didn't know until tonight.
I had a panic attack. I talked to someone
</a>  for help. I talked to a friend. I called my friend Ben to stay with me in my room until my roommate came so she can help me put paper on my side of the mirror. (i've moved my bed and can now see myself while I'm laying down). I attempted to learn about this silly phobia of mine. (ever go into the bathroom with me? Watch me watch my reflection. I promise this is no lie)
So I try to find a name. I do.
I did. Catoptrophobia. (also, apparently it's common?)
And I wanted to get rid of this fear. I know it's stupid. I even know it's irrational.
And then some dumb fuck, 5 pages down, where I think I am getting help...
I >>
clicked<< it, and immediately flipped my laptop over and hid under the covers until ben got here to help me stop shaking.

Side note: My roommate realized all the signs immediately after I told her. The blinds in our room are always down unless the windows are open. I sleep with the lights on. (do you know how scary that would be? A SELF ILLUMINATING MIRROR? No lights... just... from the other side...)

Spoiler for those who haven't watched Collapse )

But mirrors are just glass with a painted back! I know... Trust me, I know it sounds silly. But I can't help the panic attacks and near bed-wetting.
I'm too old to be scared of this.

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Posted by:britpopart.
Time:8:09 am.
Mood: cold.
hi there.
Ijust created this LJ after having a bunch of not very understanding people on my F-list.
So I come here to say that im agoraphobic,many phobias and panic disorder with depression.
you can read my profile and if we have other stuff in common too,please feel free to add me,we could be good support for each other
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Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Subject:Letter to my Lover I wrote
Posted by:susie4uk2009.
Time:12:44 pm.
Mood: pissed off.

I had to wrote this to my lover on facebook as i don't want to rewrite this out as i cannot be asked too. I hope I am not breaking the group rules.

Hi babe,

I hate my mum so much because she keeps on upsetting me. I asked my mum to leave me some money for valentines day, she goes why cannot you pay for everything? and but she did say yeah about leaving me some money on sideboard for saturday and i'm confused because now am worried she might not off leave me any, besides its my benefit money and she suppose to give me some when i need it.

I might ask her to give me the valentines money tomoz ready for saturday so she doesn't forget as i want it ready really.

Also guess what my mum doesn't even care one bit about me and i asked her will the anti depressiants get rid of my dizzyiness, she went to me theres more dizzyiness to come i should be aware off :(, but don't say nothing to my mum i told u, coz when she k nows, she always calls me a liar when am not as i can tell u everything that is true here what she said.

I hope that u can email me bk 2day as i'm really upset and my stomache is shrink, i cannot stand my life here anymore.

Susie xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Posted by:susie4uk2009.
Time:6:46 pm.
Mood: crappy.

Hi All,

I just came bk from doctors earlier and all my blood pressure is fine so the doctor said its difinitly anxiety. I have been prescribed on anti depressiants for my anxiety coz i feel dizzy alot and i hope it helps but my mum will fetch them tomoz for me as i will have to take them in the mornings.

On the way to the docs i had a severe anxiety attack i couldn't move as i thought i was gonna pass out and i had to sit down, so i was 10 mins late for the appointment thats all 4 now.


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Subject:More Anxiety
Posted by:susie4uk2009.
Time:1:19 pm.
Mood: okay.

Hi All,

I feel down the dumps sometimes 2day and next i feel fine. Earlier again this morning after breakfast my egg on toast i feel dizzy in the bathroom cleaning my teeth and i feel like i am gonna pass out and am not sure what is triggering it and embarrassing thing is ihad to crawl bak to my bedroom and about 20 mins later i feel fine and then i went bk on laptop and its kinda distract me as i went on some games on facebook.

Then my lover miss called me and i answered the door as i was thrilled my lover was here and we both went to my bedroom & just chat lol,  and my lover got me valentines things ready for saturday and I am excited.

we went for a walk down the co op and round the block holding hands & kissing lol, then we had for dinner was potato cakes, beans & cheese.

Anyway thats all i can put for now peeps lol

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Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Subject:Struggling with Anxiety
Posted by:susie4uk2009.
Time:8:18 pm.
Mood: confused.
Hi All,

I've been struggling with my anxiety for about year and a half now and since before i met my lover i was fine but i don't think its anybodys fault as those things just happen.

I am finding it hard to tackle my symptons:

My most common ones is faintness and dizzyiness.

but I do have other symptons like i cant breath, burning sensations, aching pains all over, feel weak at times and shaky, my legs do feel like jelly each day and i tried everything for my anxiety and it just comes bk even it does help at the time.

does anyone else have those symptons like I do as i don't want to feel alone in this as i still get worried, even thought i've seen a doctor alot and he tells me its anxiety and at times its hard to believe as its not like me really as i use to be 100% alot, but now I cannot be well like I use to be.

As i use to go college as i had to quit coz of my anxiety and now am stuck at home alot.

Leave me some comments plz as i need the help.

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Posted by:chippedbathtub.
Time:11:06 am.
Hello everyone.
I'm new, and I'm not sure if I'm breaking the rules here but I joined out of a desire to help my boyfriend who I think is suffering from agoraphobia or something related. He's diabetic, which has caused problems with anxiety since he was about 16, and it's reached the stage where he's unable to leave the house, even in our small village. He's had to quit his job because of this and I don't know what to do to help him.

I was hoping some of you on here could give me advice of what I should/should not say to him, based on your personal experiences. I know it's important not to be pushy, and that's something I admittedly struggle with, as it is frustrating for me when he tells me he can't go out or do anything with me away from home. I understand his diabetes very well, and I realise it can be a lot to cope with, but I am not in his situation and so I can't pretend to understand completely how he feels.

I have tried persuading him to talk to a doctor, but he says he doesn't feel comfortable discussing it with anyone.

Any advice would be hugely appreciated, or personal stories of what helped you all.

Thank you.
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Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Subject: ¿Podía una nariz que moquea costarle su seguro de coche barato?
Posted by:lavez8796.
Time:12:09 pm.

Los clientes del seguro de coche de las mujeres saben tomar el cuidado de sus coches y saber tomar el cuidado de sí mismos. Cualquier muestra de una nariz que moquea durante la estación relativa a este año del hayfever no sólo plantea una amenaza para su fundación pero también los pone a riesgo de la participación en un accidente de carretera serio.

Pues la estación del hayfever consigue en curso un número de mujeres podrían arriesgar la necesidad de demandar de sus pólizas de seguro de coche y de todas debido a un estornudo. Acordando .theaa.com, los conductores que estornudan cuando están viajando en 70mph pueden perder su visión para tanto como 100 metros.

Pero el estornudo no es la única cosa irritable que desciende sobre conductores femeninos al demostrar apagado las habilidades de conducción que las han acreditado con seguro de coche barato; hay un número de síntomas del hayfever incluyendo:

* nariz que moquea
* ojos que pica, acuosos
* dolores de cabeza
* pérdida de concentración
* garganta dolorida y lengüeta

La mayoría de estos síntomas puede ser ocupada de usar prescrito o sobre la medicación contraria; sin embargo, tal tratamiento podría poner conductores femeninos a riesgo de un accidente de carretera para el cual pueden tener que demandar en su seguro de coche barato.

Un estudio realizado por el freno .brake.org.uk de la caridad de la seguridad en carretera encontró que casi uno en seis motoristas admitió a asumir el control - las drogas contrarias antes de conseguir detrás de la rueda. Esto demuestra que una gran cantidad de mujeres podrían ponerse a riesgo de lesiones sufridoras en un accidente de tráfico porque su conducción se ha deteriorado de la medicación.

El ejecutivo del freno dijo, “el gobierno debe hacer más para hacer a conductores enterados que su medicación puede hacerlos inseguros detrás de la rueda. Necesita ser advertencias claras en toda la prescripción y medicina legal. Mientras que comenzamos los conductores de la estación del hayfever necesitan ser conscientes que por el tomar qué parece ser una tableta inocente de la anti-alergia ellos podría poner vidas a riesgo. Si usted piensa que su conducción se puede deteriorar como resultado de tomar la medicación entonces el mensaje es simple; no lo arriesgue.”

La investigación, que también fue realizada por la bandera verde .greenflag.com auxiliar que viajaba en automóvili, demuestra que un número de víctimas del hayfever pueden tener que demandar en su seguro de coche barato después de estar implicada en un accidente. Un portavoz para la bandera verde agregó, “aconsejaríamos a motoristas en cualquier medicación evitar conducir si sienten soñolienta, cansada o mareada. Muchas medicinas, particularmente ésas tomadas para el hayfever y alergias, fatiga de la causa, y podrían inhibir la capacidad de un conductor de conducir con seguridad de la misma forma que lo hace el alcohol de consumición.”

Aquí en los servicios de seguro de coche de CoverGirl, hablamos a varias personas que habían estado implicadas en faltas cercanas después de tomar la medicación para sus alergias del hayfever. Aquí es lo que tuvo que decir uno de él:

“Para tan adelante como puedo recordar que he sufrido de hayfever, I incluso tuvo que retrasar mi prueba de conducción por cerca de cinco minutos porque tenía un combate de estornudos. Decidía asumir el control - medicación contraria para reducir mis síntomas del hayfever pero un día, cuando conducía en una carretera nacional, comencé a sentir cansado realmente. Encontré que difícil guardar mis ojos abre mi deriva comenzada coche del camino un poco. Tiré encima tan pronto como encontrara una parada. Si no tenía, habría podido estar implicado fácilmente en un accidente de carretera y ser necesitado para demandar en mi seguro de coche de la mujer.”
Sarah, Hertfordshire

¿Si usted le conoce que usted es una víctima del hayfever y toma la medicación, por qué arriesgue el peligro del tener un accidente y de la reivindicación en su seguro de coche barato? Si usted está planeando un intento del viaje para tomar la medicación que no causa somnolencia o aún no pide que el alguien diferente conduzca.

Por último, mantenga una caja de tejidos práctica su coche para prevenir una nariz que moquea. ¡Usted nunca sabe quién se pudo parquear por su lado en el sistema siguiente de semáforos!

Sobre el autor: Seguro de coche de CoverGirl
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Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Subject:phobia of shots
Posted by:gigglyshy.
Time:5:31 pm.
I have a phobia of shots/needles. I'm not afraid of holding them. I'm just afraid of them being applied on me. For years, in order to get my vaccinations, doctors and nurses would have to hold me down because I always try to resist or pull my arm away. I'm 20 years old now, so they can't really hold me down anymore, which while on one hand is relieving, on the other hand it's not so great because I realize that it's important for me to get all of my shots and vaccinations. I've been told that by law doctors cannot force me to get a shot done and that I have to give them permission. I haven't had any shots in eight years since I was twelve years old. There are some that I have to get done, and blood tests too, to check the usual things like cholesterol and such. But I can't get myself to get the shot. I'm scared them, and the thought of being given one makes me sick. I was once in a doctor's office where they decided right then and there that they would give me a blood test and I started hyperventilating, crying, and shaking like mad. They didn't come near me with the needle, but told me that I need to get a blood test done. Since then I have tried things like valium and xanex to calm me down before getting the prick, but none of those things have worked. I have heard of desensitization or something that people use to get over phobias, and I was wondering what you all have to say about that...

I guess it's sort of good that I recognize the good and importance in getting shots. I am good at convincing myself of this as I go to a doctor's office. But from the moment I walk in where I know they are preparing the needle for my arm, I completely lose it. I don't freak out, but I tell them to stay away from me. I only freak out when they start pressuring me to get it done or have cornered me so that I can't run away. I need to get over this.... I was wondering what you all have to say about it. I'm not afraid of the needle itself... heck, I can hold them and play with them in my hands, but I'm always very careful to make sure the needle doesn't ever prick me. *shudders at the thought of it*
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Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Posted by:sleep_monger.
Time:4:23 pm.

Just wanted to pop in and give a quick hello. Severe emetophobic here. Hi, everyone :)
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Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Subject:Hi there
Posted by:one_of_four.
Time:11:29 pm.
Hello. I'm Millie. I am 22 and unable to drive. I can't drive because I don't know how, and I don't know how because I won't let anyone teach me. Every time I have ever attempted to learn how to drive, it has resulted in a massive panic attack(or an almost one) and I have had to abandon the effort.

I have also developed a related/linked phobia also related to driving; I can ride in cars alright as long as the person driving doesn't drive too fast, get too close to other cars, etc. Other cars close to the one I'm riding in make me very nervous. I have been in many car wreck, which probably doesn't help.

The smaller the car, the more afraid I am. My favorite thing to ride in is a bus. Sometimes, we I have been in a car for a long time, I start to have panic attacks because I think the road and the cars on it are rushing toward me and we are going to crash.

It isn't that I don't want to drive, because believe me I do. It is very debilitating to not be able to drive myself. I hate having to ASK other people to drive me. If I could drive, a lot more things I wanted would happen. I get harassed by my family, my mom tells me to get over it. My dad says about the same.

Trust me, if I could make it go away, I would do it.

I can't afford to go see someone right now, or I would.

Anyhow, I thought I'd introduce myself.
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Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Posted by:dmbgirlee0205.
Time:1:25 am.
Hey everyone. I'm back with one of my freak-out, paranoid episodes. A few months back I wrote that I was prescribed cymbalta, propanolol and klonopin for severe anxiety/depression. I never took it because I was so scared of the n* side effect even though I was given promethezine for it. Now it's come to the point where my anxiety and depression leave me unable to get out of bed so I have to at least try the stuff... only I'm BEYOND terrified. I was stupid and researched people's experiences with it and while it's gets mixed reviews (works wonders for some and horrible for others), I can't focus on anything else but the bad experiences people have had. I just don't know what to do. I have promethezine for the n* but it knocks me out for the entire day which can't happen since I'm starting grad school in a few weeks. My doctor gave me a new anti-n* medicine called Vistaril but OBVIOUSLY I'm scared that it won't work when I start the cymbalta. Please someone help. I'm so scared of what will happen if I don't take something for the anxiety and depression. Anyone have anything positive or optimistic about any of the medications I've mentioned? I need all the help I can get. Thanks so much and so sorry for rambling as per usual. <3
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Saturday, November 24th, 2007

Subject:Newbie here.
Posted by:hypersomniaura.
Time:1:47 am.
Mood: contemplative.

I joined this community because I have questions...  Well, let me start with the small stuff.  As a young teen I was very depressed and began withdrawing from everything.  In a bid to "save" me, my parents asked me to go to therapy.  I began to have episodes of mutism as a result of anxiety, and cutting myself, and many other self-destructive behaviors.  I was placed on Paxil, which I understood from the doctor was a social anxiety drug.  I am not socially anxious at all, though I am extremely shy and would rather not talk to cashiers unless I have to.  I have been getting much better at that too, since I tend to pick on my boyfriend about making him do it and the cashiers smile (putting me at ease).  I don't really consider myself phobic of that.  

I think am phobic about knives, though.  When people handle knives carefully, when they are simply holding them and looking at them, or even cleaning them, or cutting a piece of food or something, I'm absolutely fine.  But if someone is recklessly handling a knife (like, say, a co-worker at my restaurant that threw one over my head into the sink) I will freak out and act very aggressive and shake a lot.  Is this a phobic reaction?  Other than the knives, I really don't feel scared by anything. 

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Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Posted by:suburbiadaze.
Time:8:54 pm.
I just wanted to say

that I had severe social anxiety as a teen. And while I still do, I have managed it to the point where i can leave my closet. and go out and work and live. It took three years of baby steps; go to class, speak to people in class, speak to someone outside of class, get a job...too big, step back, hang around socialable cousins house, job again, see someone outside of school or work. All these steps and after three years I no longer get panic attacks.
I just wanted to say that my biggest regret was not doing it sooner. I wish i had had a life as ateen like i think, according to cinema, we all should. I wanted friends(still do sigh) and I can never get that time back. So go outside and say hello to someone, anyone. Baby steps.
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Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

Posted by:hilarina.
Time:8:11 pm.
Mood: irritated.
Anxiety kills off another friendshipCollapse )
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Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Subject:hello im new
Posted by:popscene_horror.
Time:6:14 pm.
hey there..glad this comm. exists.

i;ve got multiple phobias.

fear of
medical stuff
going insane
small spaces

just to name a few that i struggle with.
hope to make some friends here:)))
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