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My Anxiety Journal: 6th April 2021


Today was a good day.

I managed to get through without worrying too much about my health.

I’m taking the medication as prescribed by my Doctor without constantly asking for reassurance from my family.

It must be such a relief for them also.

I’ve been putting a lot of effort into my blog. There is something so rewarding starting from scratch and building something from the ground up.

I’m hoping it is only going to get better. Not only the blog, but my health also.

My Mum and I went for a walk today in Hunters Hill with our little dog Evie.

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That’s another thing I’m proud of myself for doing. Getting out of the house is sometimes a difficult task.

I find I’m okay if it’s quiet but crowds make me feel a little on edge still at the moment.

I should be proud of myself for taking the medication though.

This time a couple of months ago I was terrified of taking medication. Even Panadol. Something I’ve taken a hundred times before.

Health anxiety is such a bizarre thing to experience.

It’s like you know that you have to take medication, but there’s just these thoughts in the back of your head that tell you it’s all going to go wrong.

On the plus side, that inner voice has started to quiet down in the last few months.

Sure I hear a whisper now and then, but it’s no longer a piercing scream of dread.

I’m learning that each day is a new day. It’s a really old saying, but it’s so true. Take each day at a time. It’s all you can do really.

So I go to bed with a smile on my face.

You made it through another day. Let’s do the same tomorrow.

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I have been diagnosed with anxiety and depression and have been taking medication to improve my symptoms. I worked for a prominent News network for several years before moving on to follow other passions.


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