Hi and Kathy! So happy to have you with us. I am here to tell you there is hope. I too have bipolar and anxiety. In 2000 I had severe agoraphobia, afraid to leave my apartment and didn't go out for a year except to dr appointments. With the help of a good psychiatrist and therapist I was able to overcome it. I still have my moments where I want to hibernate at home, but they are less frequent. You are so not alone, even though you feel like it. I know it can feel lonely, especially if loved ones are not supportive or don't understand. You can get your life back. Check in often and ask questions. There are a lot of people on this team that can relate and offer hope. I hope you will find relief soon. Take it one day, one moment at a time.
and Blessings, Cynthia
Cynthia~~~ A follower of Jesus Christ!!
Proverbs 3;5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; acknowledge him, and He will make your paths straight. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
December Minutes: 218
Fitness Minutes: (489) Posts: 14 10/16/13 8:18 A
Hi my name is Kathy and I am new to dealing with anxiety team. I was diagnosed in 1994 with depression/bipolar and severe anxiety. Right now I am again going through not being able to leave my house I can't even go into my front or back yard. I live with a houseful of family but I feel so very alone. I want my life back...I am so tired...Kathy
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.