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Can anyone help - Right now i'm feeling so anxious right now & meant to be going out tonight

(10 Posts)
Trickymoments Sat 27-Aug-16 18:13:01

I don't know what's happening but in the past hour I've become exceedingly anxious & upset. My period is due in a few days and I clearly have PMT but the emotional side is awful and I'm meant to be going out with friends soon.
I'm feeling sick and so anxious at the thought of it. I keep thinking there's something seriously wrong with me.

Please can anyone help? I don't want to let my friends down - why am I dreading it so much?

Trickymoments Sat 27-Aug-16 18:13:38

Sorry for 2 right nows in title

Trickymoments Sat 27-Aug-16 19:08:28

Can anyone help?🙁

Mumble29 Sat 27-Aug-16 19:10:20

Hi Tricky, where are you meant to be going?

Trickymoments Sat 27-Aug-16 19:13:17

I'm going to a friends house for drinks, it's for her birthday & there will only be a small number of us but I feel panicked & so anxious. I think it must be part of the pmt but I haven't been affected like this before.

Mumble29 Sat 27-Aug-16 19:16:04

My anxiety flairs up worse before I come on too so know exactly how you feel, horrible feeling. Are you anxious about going out or just in general?

Trickymoments Sat 27-Aug-16 19:23:41

In general but it's just got worse in the last couple of hours. I have this
horrible feeling of doom & gloom and feel really low. I don't know how i'm going to speak to anyone without bursting into tears.

Mumble29 Sat 27-Aug-16 19:39:01

sad maybe once your out it may make you feel better?

Trickymoments Sat 27-Aug-16 19:41:18

Thanks Mumble how do you cope with this when you feel it? My head is just full of worries, I can't stop over thinking things. Wish I could just be happy.

Mumble29 Sat 27-Aug-16 19:46:59

I'm on citralopram due to anxiety disorder so obviously that helps. It's hard because once you get out and meet your friends it will probably take your mind off things, have a couple of drinks to take the edge off ( not too many though cos that will just make you feel worse). If you really don't feel up to it could you say your not feeling too good?

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