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Kirstie1806

Kirstie1806

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I feel very comfortable with my anxiety right now, socially at least. Since undergoing CBT, learning to push myself, learning how to calm myself in anxious situations and just learning to enjoy being around people again; I feel I can do most things now. And that's all happened in 2019.
I probably don't give myself enough credit but I'm really fuckin proud of myself. I moved last November 2018 into a new area with my partner and son and I was too scared to go into the garden for a good while. Going from that, to where I am now is crazy when I think about it. I'm so used to thinking "its going to get better, just wait" and I haven't really thought about the progress I've made.
I left my crappy job and got myself a new one that I get on great with, I settled in well too.
My son and I have the best relationship now that I'm not riddled with anxiety 24/7. He's my absolute everything and I'm so happy I'm trying to hard for him, cos at the end if it all, it's always for him. ❤❤

We always give ourselves a hard time, let's celebrate our achievements!
 
NWiddi

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I'm glad CBT was of some use to you and that you're turning things around.

I bet your partner and son are really proud of you too.

This is why I stay on the forums, to hear things like this.
 
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I probably don't give myself enough credit but I'm really fuckin proud of myself. We always give ourselves a hard time, let's celebrate our achievements!
Good for you. You should be proud of yourself! I am all for celebrating. :cheer:
 
Fairy Lucretia

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am so glad to hear you are doing well
is nice to hear such stories
long may it continue for you

love Lu xxxx
 
Kirstie1806

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I'm glad CBT was of some use to you and that you're turning things around.

I bet your partner and son are really proud of you too.

This is why I stay on the forums, to hear things like this.
Yeah if it weren't for my son i definitely wouldn't be in the same position. My anxiety is still something I work on but it just doesn't feel like such a uphill struggle anymore. I feel like a new person really
 
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