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XanaDUer2

(10,468 posts)
Fri Aug 5, 2022, 06:32 PM Aug 2022

Had a small fender bender at CVS

WEnt to get my meds, cvs pharmacy closed at 4 pm. No clue why. Was pulling out and, my fault, scraped a lady's car. We're both fine. Cops came and I called insurance.

It was the week from Hell.

Aspirin not helping.

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Had a small fender bender at CVS (Original Post) XanaDUer2 Aug 2022 OP
Hugs. Glad it was minor and everyone is okay. onecaliberal Aug 2022 #1
Thanks XanaDUer2 Aug 2022 #2
Glad you are both OK SheltieLover Aug 2022 #3
Ty! XanaDUer2 Aug 2022 #5
Yw SheltieLover Aug 2022 #11
I am sorry you are having such a rough time questionseverything Aug 2022 #4
Thank you XanaDUer2 Aug 2022 #6
You are home now though, safe and sound, right? questionseverything Aug 2022 #8
Yes, XanaDUer2 Aug 2022 #10
I'm sorry you're having such a rotten week... ☹️ dixiechiken1 Aug 2022 #7
Ty! XanaDUer2 Aug 2022 #9
It's very upsetting, I know, but everything will be taken care of Walleye Aug 2022 #12
Thank you XanaDUer2 Aug 2022 #13
I'm the same way. BigmanPigman Aug 2022 #14
This happens to me XanaDUer2 Aug 2022 #15
I did several months of "mindfulness" training BigmanPigman Aug 2022 #16

XanaDUer2

(10,468 posts)
2. Thanks
Fri Aug 5, 2022, 06:38 PM
Aug 2022

Poor lady was mad, she is right. But she kept rummaging around her car and I thought i might get shot. We started talking and it ended on a better note

dixiechiken1

(2,113 posts)
7. I'm sorry you're having such a rotten week... ☹️
Fri Aug 5, 2022, 06:53 PM
Aug 2022

Hopefully, you can stay home & don't have to go out anymore for a while. I hate days like this. Wishing you peace. ☮️

XanaDUer2

(10,468 posts)
13. Thank you
Fri Aug 5, 2022, 07:45 PM
Aug 2022

I hope so.

See, due to mental issues, things hit me very hard. I suffer from anxiety terribly. I can think of all sorts of things...

BigmanPigman

(51,543 posts)
14. I'm the same way.
Sat Aug 6, 2022, 12:15 AM
Aug 2022

And it escalates super fast. It always takes me a long time to calm down and look at things in perspective. I usually would hug my dog but she died 2 years ago. So now I just freak out until I exhaust myself. It isn't anxiety, it's just my nature. Smoking indica seems to help at the time I need it the most.

XanaDUer2

(10,468 posts)
15. This happens to me
Sat Aug 6, 2022, 11:27 AM
Aug 2022

I'm always in an anxious state, and, when something happens, it takes me a long time to get back to baseline. Mind goes off spinning all sorts of scenarios

BigmanPigman

(51,543 posts)
16. I did several months of "mindfulness" training
Sat Aug 6, 2022, 06:12 PM
Aug 2022

to learn how to stop the speeding thoughts as soon as they start. You must acknowledge it and deal with it in a rational mindset. You may want to look into this.

I found it somewhat useful but it is also difficult to do when your mind and body are already going off the charts. It is considered to be a "life long battle" I have read in numerous publications over the years and I believe it is so, for myself anyway.

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