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Old 04-14-2015, 05:55 PM   #1
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too scared to live in case i die

I am 61 year old lady who always had a fear of death, lately that fear has taken over my life because of the death of 3 loved ones in just over a year
How does one deal with the realisation that all too soon their life will be over? I have witnessed death too many times first hand and I can say each time was terrifying for the loved one and for me
At the moment I am suffering balance problems and my ears ring whir and sting and I get dizzy and have trouble walking without the feeling of disequilibrium. I am scared and I do not know what to do, the days are so long and my thoughts no matter how hard I try keep going back to how little time there is left and then the adrenaline starts
Anyone relate. I hope this does not depress anyone or leave them scared as this is not my intention I just want to know how to overcome these scared negative thoughts and thought maybe some beautiful soul here has experienced this and come out the other side, I lost my beautiful sister and I am so distraught, How could she be gone, why?
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Old 04-14-2015, 07:18 PM   #2
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Re: too scared to live in case i die

First of all, I hope you are seeing doctor about your balance problems. It could be something very simple!

Second, if you are a person of faith, suggest talking with your minister or someone else who shares your beliefs. If you are not a person of faith, then perhaps a psychologist or some other counselor might be of assistance.

I am 69 and lost 7 friends last year alone. My faith is what gets me thru the hard days. I hope you find oyur way.

 
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Old 04-14-2015, 09:22 PM   #3
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Re: too scared to live in case i die

Thank you sweetie for answering me I really do appreciate it
Yes I am a religious person mm, maybe more spiritual. I believe in Jesus Our Beautiful God and the Angels and I pray to them for healing for all people.And I also believe in Life after death but this is not helping my balance problems .but I am grateful for your reply it is good to know someone reached out with a loving heart
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Old 04-21-2015, 09:19 AM   #4
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Re: too scared to live in case i die

Hi, I'm a 61 almost 62 year young lady too. I lost my husband in January and I'm very thankful for the time I had with him. I have found that I need peace and joy in my life and being around close friends who will listen to me and love me no matter what. It sounds like you have vertigo and when I felt unbalanced I went to a neurologist and found out it can be alleviated. I have two bouts with cancer and am thankful that I am alive and well. What we think is what we become. I try to read positive things and see the glass half full instead of half empty. My faith is my source of comfort and strength. I hope the best for you and fear steals you and paralyzes you so I hope you will find out how to be in good health and of good mental health too.

 
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Re: too scared to live in case i die

your balance problems could be vertigo......make an appointment with an ENT, an ear nose and throat doctor. Also, you're only 61, you have a lot of living ahead of you! Don't give up and don't spend your remaining time worrying about something that none of us have any control over!

 
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