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Scared again, brain eating ameoba..

Grace360

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The old fear of mine came back in full force when an accident occured earlier today. I've actually been doing well. Living life. Not focusing on my anxiety, doing what I need to do. When I was getting ready this morning I was about to put this mixture of cocunut oil and sea salt, got it at dollar tree, on my eyebrows. I just spray it on my hands and rub it on, kind of like a brow gel of some sort. Just to keep it down. I didn't know it was facing me and I pushed, to feel that mixture shoot up my nose like a geyser. After some overdramatic acting and frantically blowing my nose, I'm still thinking about it. I think about how the only way for brain eating ameoba to do damage, it has to be FORCEFULLY shot up the nose..
Check.
Has to contain unfiltered water..
Check.
Or even filtered water tbh..
Check.
Has to travel and then kill me. So yea. I'm understandably scared right now.
 

Cuchculan

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Let us deal with this in a logical way. Take your past fears. The many other things you thought you had. Where any of them real at all? There were some really serious illnesses you used to write about. But you are still here. None of those other ones were ever real. One might have stayed with you until another one came along. Then the new one would take over. Until something else took its place. That is all that is happening now. Something new has come along. Something else to worry about. If you accept it as real you will really begin to worry about for who knows how long. Until something else comes along. It's a vicious cycle. Just keeps going round and round. You must see this by now. This is how you can stop it. By recognising it. Accepting it is there. Once you start to do that you can break the cycle.
 
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