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gadamsgrega2

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So I was feeling pretty good this weekend and so my wife and I decided to book a flight across the country to visit relatives. I've done the trip about 10 times in the past 7 years but the last couple of times I'd experienced anticipatory anxiety just days before the flight (ie unable to eat, drymouth, constant urinating, heart palpatations, nausea, fatigue, sudden fear of unknown, impending doom.)

Just wondering if any of you have this issue too? Where you go to book a trip, you feel good, so you book it... then suddenly, you don't feel so good anymore and you feel anxiety take hold?
 

ThankfulJen

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Often. For most anything that takes me a long distance away from my home. It makes things very difficult for my family. It usually ends up fine after we get to the planned destination. But, until then, it is a waking nightmare.
 

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Yes! I rarely make plans for trips anymore. It's too hard the week or so leading up to it. I hate that I'm like that now. I keep hoping I will be able to travel again one day without the anxiety beforehand.
 

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I experience this a week before vacation every single year. I am fine once we arrive, but I hate all the fear and anxiety before hand. I hope you are able to go ahead with your trip and can curb the anxiety.
 

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Before I stopped working I would get this just driving across town to work. But then would be ok once I got there. Ahhhh I hate this crap!
 

gadamsgrega2

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Yes! I rarely make plans for trips anymore. It's too hard the week or so leading up to it. I hate that I'm like that now. I keep hoping I will be able to travel again one day without the anxiety beforehand.
when do you think you'll plan a trip? and will you start small and work your way up? It's a very small world if you don't do something in fear of anxiety.. you know what I mean?
 
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