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    Lockdown

    Hi everyone hope your all ok.
    Anybody else climbing the walls in this gorgeous weather?..I have lgmd with heart and respiratory problems and bad anxiety. I’m convinced I’m going to get the virus and die so I’m just sat here waiting for my turn.im stuck in a vicious circle..my anxiety makes my chest tight then I panic I’m having heart problems which in step makes it tighter…really wish it was raining xx

    Net net
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    #187251
    Reply To: Lockdown

    Hi there, I have opmd. I’m in a high rise I have a balcony and a nice veiw. From a very young age I used to get bad panic attacks, my mum used to constantly say I would worry myself sick and truth is that was the only bad thing that happened. Until I got opmd had a bad time dealing with it I also have other health issues, but there is light at the end of the tunnel, I’m still here the sun is shining and now I don’t worry anymore. I Potter about in doors watch TV and play games on the computer, I only watch the news in the morning. If I say I don’t have the odd moment then I’d be a liar. So take a deep breath and relax because you will be fine and there loads of people that can help you, and finally find distractions you’ve come through the conditions you have so don’t let this one beat you. Cc

    Crazy cat
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    #187329
    Reply To: Lockdown

    Bipap vent user here so high risk as well. I struggled first couple of weeks as what should have been busy few months was taken away abruptly. Your fear is understandable. Im more settled now and in a routine of pass times. TV eating well and exercising. From diatry point of view I’m probably benefiting.

    """""""What doesn't kill you makes you stronger""""""

    Cat Cat
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    #187333
    Reply To: Lockdown

    I go up and down with it all. Like Fiona, feel more settled and have a routine which really helps me. Am keeping in touch with people via FaceTime, zoom and a number of other video messaging things. I didn’t realise just how many there are.

    We are here for anyone that wants to chat on here, we are good listeners. For some it helps to write down how they are feeling – myself included and I’ve tried to keep a diary.

    Take care everyone!

    A learning experience is one of those things that say, “You know that thing you just did? Don’t do that.” - Douglas Adams

    sar78 sar78
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    #187620
    Reply To: Lockdown

    Break For Freedom………

    The milk was tasting funny (frozen weeks ago)….

    So I made break for freedom!

    Fresh air, different scenery and some actual people.

    Funny old times.

    (Got some crumpets and Marmite while I was there).

    "Even if you are not paranoid, it does not mean they are not out to get you!".

    taungfox
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    #187621
    Reply To: Lockdown

    Yum… crumpets and marmite are a favourite of mine!

    A learning experience is one of those things that say, “You know that thing you just did? Don’t do that.” - Douglas Adams

    sar78 sar78
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