Anticipatory anxiety

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I'm having anticipatory anxiety today, I have migraine associated vertigo and it causes dizziness when moving and bending forward. I have to clean today for a dinner party tonight I have to vacuum and mop and that's when my dizziness gets bad I can't stop thinking about it. I'm sitting here my hands are shaking and I'm just afraid. I know if I take a Xanax it'll feel better but I don't want to have to live on them. How does anyone do this?

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    When there is a big occasion and a lot to do all h-ll breaks loose with anxiety. I have found that to be my reality at times anyway. Id go for the xanax when it comes to this situation. You got a lot to do and no time for the anxiety and its evil ways. Its not living on them..its as needed. This would be  one of those "needed" situations. I hope your dinner party goes well and ou find the time to enjoy yourself as well. 
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    I used to have this quite ofter you just have to ride it out

    Obviously you are stressed and it is making it worse

    Take it easy and control your breathing

    Have a good night


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    Yep, go for the xanax. Just because you know it will help. If you're sensible enough to realise that you don't automatically take it when things are rough, you're unlikely to find yourself living on them!   Love Tess
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