September 2009 Blog Posts (3)

I will do this

With only 17 days and 8 hours (yep I'm counting down) till I board my flight to Paris I have decided to start blogging how I'm feeling leading up to it. For a bit of background I think my fear of flying really became a big problem once I'd had children. When I think of it most of my fears set in once I became a parent. All the what ifs.... what if the car crashed and leaves my kids orphans? what if the plane falls out of the sky..... etc etc etc. If i'm honest with myself I'm just a scaredy cat… Continue

Added by Christine Faichney on September 29, 2009 at 6:35am — 1 Comment

I want to make a change...

For most of my adult life I have lived with panic disorder. But it reared it's ugly head a few years ago and it's been relentless every since.

I am able to do some things, though it is ALWAYS with someone with me. I RARELY, if ever venture out alone. My world has grown very small, and as I am looking forward to the years ahead. (I'll be 52 next year), I am disappointed in myself. I don't want this to be it.

I have the opportunity to travel from Washington State, to California in about… Continue

Added by Lynn Thomas on September 22, 2009 at 11:27pm — 3 Comments

Claustrophobia & Panic Attacks

I have recently begun to have feelings of claustrophobia, although subconsciously I believe that I have had these feelings for some time, but that they had never truly bothered me. I had always chosen the aisle seat in the cinema or theatre, and the aisle seat on a plane and would only contemplate sitting in the middle or inside seat if I had extra leg room or no seats in front of me.

In the past I have experienced two incidents whilst flying, both of which though extremely… Continue

Added by Nicoli Bowler on September 8, 2009 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

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