“It’s all in your head” is as real as it gets

God do I ever relate to this tonight. This is me, so me right now…

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brain depicted as computer chip

Your chest feels so tight that it’s making it hard to breathe.  Your heart is racing, and a quick check of your pulse confirms this.  Your partner says “relax, it’s just your anxiety”, and that only makes you feel more agitated.  Your body feels like it’s ready to explode, you have no idea what’s going on, and the pain is only getting worse.  You feel terrified and powerless, and for lack of a better option you decide to go to emergency to get checked out.  They run some blood tests and do an ECG.  The doctor comes in, gives you only the briefest of glances, and says “everything came back normal.  Looks like it’s all in your head.  Go home and get some sleep”.

If you’re anything like me you’d probably feel like slapping both doctor and partner upside the head.  But before we run off in that direction, let’s…

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Author: Carol Anne

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

2 thoughts on ““It’s all in your head” is as real as it gets”

  1. My last post was an old post I republished about awakening symptoms… similar to what this all described and if you would like any inspiration or support I have many posts for you to indulge in understand what’s truly happening now… how it’s nothing you’re doing wrong, or causing… you’re just rebalancing body, mind and spirit… the last is the one we’ve all forgotten…AND it’s not about ‘becoming’ religious or spiritual, it’s time for to go quantum! Much love, breathe and know everything is quite perfect! Barbara x


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