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    Fading Echo posted an update 3 years, 1 month ago

    So, I think I had a psychogenic blackout yesterday. I googled it, and google was all like, ”oh by the way, these are like, seizures and stuff” so that scared me until I saw the other bit –

    Basically what happened was I took an AP test. In the middle, my anxiety spiked through the roof, and I don’t remember the second half of the test. Nor do I remember the rest of the day. I had a psychogenic blackout and forgot the rest of the day, even though I have people that told me that I was acting normally, if a bit stressed, and interacting with them.

    Wtf. Never forgotten a whole day before.

    Mood : Anxious
    • I’m so sorry that happened to you @985921sqh, try to relax and make each day as positive as you can Echo, I don’t want to see you suffering blackouts sweetie, find ways to calm and ease your mind so you feel upbeat and positive in mind, body and spirit, do look after yourself physically, mentally and emotionally Echo, hold your head up high and know you are a warrior who will win all your battles, always believe in yourself, smile brightly and never give up, you can do it Echo, inbox me anytime if you want to chat or vent, stay strong, you are never alone :) (hugs)

    • I’d really recommend talking to your physician about this, for a referral to a good therapist (if you aren’t already seeing one.) A CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) approach is terrific for managing anxiety and helping provide you with coping skills when faced with situations that send you into ”fight/flight/freeze” modes of anxiety. With some proactive therapy work, you can get back in control of your body responses and avoid situations like that again. Best to you! :)