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Bouncing off the walls


Thursday, January 30, 2014

This is more difficult than I thought, being stuck yesterday because of the roads really did me in...It is one thing when I choose to stay in but it is quite another when you are told to stay off the roads. The anxiety kicked in and by 8pm last night I was on the verge of tears. And to add to it, I am still in a hotel, so no comforts from home.

I did take advantage of the TM down in the fitness center, ran my 60 minutes of intervals, 4.88 miles, then cooled down bringing it to 5 miles.

I am still bouncing off the walls this morning, it's part of my disability, all the extra energy is really great when I have stuff to do but it's when I run out of stuff to do that things get a little hairy. I get so anxious that I feel like I need to just crawl out of my skin, and the anxiety attacks start.

I am heading down to use the TM again this morning, and going to use the weight machine and get some today body strength training in. That should kill a couple of hours.

I am hoping to find a Dr down here tomorrow to help tweek my meds until I get settled. I just don't know how I would make it through without my runs though.
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GOLFGMA 2/1/2014 8:07AM

    You are doing great by exercising. Maybe you could find a hobby to help at other times, reading, computer games , maybe the hotel has movies to loan. I'm sure you will work this out. You prove you have determination by the exercises you're doing. emoticon

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NARNIAROSE2003 1/31/2014 10:00AM

    Hang in there. Don't know what your future long-term plans are, but have you thought about using some of that energy to volunteer? A friend sent me a neat website www.volunteermatch.org. They help match you with opportunities that suit your skills and likes. Volunteering is one of the "known" things that keeps you young! YOU GOT THIS!

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ONEKIDSMOM 1/30/2014 7:48PM

    Hang in there... exercise does help!

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CAJUNGANNY 1/30/2014 10:51AM

    Panic attacks are not fun, I have them, I hate them. Exercise has helped me to keep them under control of course with medication. The weather has had me stuck at home for 3 days. I haven't been able to move much, so pat yourself on your back for staying motivated and focused. Best of luck to you and hope that all works out.

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