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What Are You Feeling Today? Not Thinking, Rather Feeling! Can You Identify Yours?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by goingonhope, Jan 6, 2008.

  1. goingonhope

    goingonhope Member Premium Member

    I'll start. ................

    I feel a greatly alarmed.
    I feel very angry.
    I feel cautious.
    I feel confused.
    I feel depressed.

    I feel disgusted with the influences of the world. Specifically tv and its content, as well as, gen. socially acceptable, societal hidden teachings.

    I feel distanced from contact and/or intimacy with family, friends, people in general (all of humanity). Intimacy to me does not mean sex.

    I feel embarrassment, for having been so vulnerable in my past and for so long, and for now feeling so wounded and confused. I feel humiliated.

    I feel horrifed as I continue to be honest with myself about my trauma(s).

    I guess I identified some of my feeling tonight, well at least at a glance and as far down as the H's on this list:

    http://www.ptsdforum.org/thread700.html
  2. goingonhope

    goingonhope Member Premium Member

    Guess I didn't set too good of an example here, bc I added in some of what I think with what I feel. That wasn't my original goal here. Anyhow, well at least I focused chiefly on what I feel.

    That's what this thread is about simply identifying chiefly what we feel on any given day. I suppose, attempts at too great of restrictions or perfection would be boring anyways.

    Or, if we are not presently feeling, we could identify what we don't feel, but wished we did.
  3. zoe

    zoe New Member

    I feel scared, sad, and alone.
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  4. Seeking_Nirvana

    Seeking_Nirvana New Member

    I feel:

    scared
    unsure
    wonder
    suspicious
    avoidance
    timid
    confusion
    tired
    addiction

    I'm unsure how I lost my faith in God for so long
    I wonder how I could let that happen
    I felt timid at church today and out of my element
    I felt confused and suspicious of the people at church
    I don't understand why one of the members wouldn't speak to me. Maybe because he is friends with my son, and I kicked my son out of the house? Unsure????
    I feel an enormous amount of love for God and human beings
    Unsure as to why I can't stand human contact even though I have compassion and care about them.
    I feel tired because I only got 3 hours of sleep last night
    I feel I am addicted to the internet and need to keep off of it.

    I don't feel angry for the first time in two days
    I don't feel crazy

    Tammy
  5. She Cat

    She Cat VIP Member

    I feel sad
    I feel alone
    I feel angry
    I feel vulnerable

    I hate feeling all of these feelings.
  6. Grama-Herc

    Grama-Herc VIP Member

    I am frightened. I am scared. I am in a panic/ anxiety mode that has come over me like a wave. This has hit me right between the eyes and came up totally unexpectedly. I am not up discussing this right now. I have however, sent Anthony a PM about this and I sure hope he can shed some light on this.

    Hopefully, I will be able to enlighten the group later. I am extremely unnerved by this recent wave of __________ that is going on with me right now! I certainly do not understand what is happening to me.

    Anyway, you asked what I was feeling right now. You got it
  7. reallydown

    reallydown VIP Member

    Great thread Hope...I can't really articulate what I'm feeling at htis point but it's definitely making me think about it more and dig deeper. Thanks.
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  8. nor

    nor New Member

    Nausea induced by anxiety and fear
    Lost
    Useless
    Alone
    Loser
    very frightened of the day

    Probably feel all those feelings because I am going to be meeting with the doctor today-first time in 2 1/2 weeks-and I am petrified at facing the terrible events of this past holiday. Would rather just take it out on myself and hide at home (or at the gym).
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  9. nie

    nie Wishing for wings to fly. Premium Member

    I feel anxious, fearful, and confused.

    I have therapy today and am going to talk about how I am feeling and thinking in regards to writing a letter to my mom. Thus the anxiety, fear, and confusion.
  10. grace5555

    grace5555 New Member

    shattered, so broken and filthy
  11. Lisa

    Lisa New Member

    I feel scared.
    I feel alone.
    I feel trapped.
    I feel mute.
    I feel horrified.
    I feel stressed.
    I feel weary.
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  12. Seeking_Nirvana

    Seeking_Nirvana New Member

    irritated because I can't sleep yet again.
    tired self explanatory
    disgusted that every time I get woke up I can't go back to sleep.
    Upset that I jumped and yelled when my daughter touched me while sleeping
    hopeful that my son is going to start speaking to me after the silent treatment for 6 weeks.
    grateful that I drove 8 hours without no major panic attacks and it was pouring down rain.
  13. nie

    nie Wishing for wings to fly. Premium Member

    fear of losing my step father
    empowered to stand up to my mom
    anxious about teaching my 7th period class
  14. goingonhope

    goingonhope Member Premium Member

    What a great thread, you'all have made this. Not that I wish such painful feelings on anyone of us, as certainly I do not. In fact, I found them somewhat difficult to read, what with the reality of some of these feelings. Yet, I will say regardless of trauma it does allow many to identify and know that we're very much alike at times, in this way (emotions) and the most obvious PTSD.

    Thank you all for getting this thread started. Also, Seeking Nirvana and Nie thank you as well for adding your felt positive emotions as well. I almost did later too, but they didn't last long enough for me to do so. I had been feeling some competency the other day after much house cleaning and some other accomplishment.

    Tonight I feel, stuck, trapped, obligated, powerless and unable to communicate. At least when I can't talk or write about what's bothering me, bc I've tryed already lately and simply cannot, I can mostly simply say how I'm feeling.
  15. veiled

    veiled New Member

    I feel confused on some things today, but confident in the areas I am not lost on. I guess my mind is feeling absolute which is good. I am a bit drained too. My mind is pooped but resolve is strong.
  16. tude

    tude New Member

    I feel calm, almost peaceful- which I have come to appreciate these moments.
    I feel grateful and connected to a friend I lost touch with.
    I feel less fearful about exploring my feelings about experiences at work.
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  17. tude

    tude New Member

    I feel scared- my car was making a odd noise driving home from work this morning. I have to work again tonight. I feel tearful and I don't know why. I feel weak for still feeling like this.
  18. Awakening

    Awakening New Member Premium Member

    broken
    alone
    scared
    damaged
    longing
  19. nie

    nie Wishing for wings to fly. Premium Member

    happy
    scared
    stong and weak (confusion!)
    overwhelemd
  20. nor

    nor New Member

    I feel very cold and frightened.

    Probably because I had an enlightening meeting with my doctor, today, which has left me feeling as though my future is doomed.

    nor
  21. wildfirewildone

    wildfirewildone New Member

    Getting Lost!!!!

    :eek::eek: All this new technical stuff is just soooo overwhelming!!! I am not a technical person and probably won't be unless something extraordinary happens!!!! I feel like I'm being left behind...and it's not a very good feeling....LOSING MY PEACE
  22. dljwhitewolf

    dljwhitewolf New Member

    I feel anxious, I slept walked last night and answered the phone and dreamed talked to our new guest here at the forum, nonabug, she said I was talking about the red balloon on the shelf. At least I know I dream of good things too.
    I finally told her that I was sleeping because she thought I was in a flashback. lol.
    I feel racy, like a flashback is coming on.
    I feel sleepless, insomnia has winked its ugly eye at me again.
    I feel happy, new relationship and a five year old little girl who is precious added in.
    I feel happy to help others.
    I feel almost normal, today only, day to day since I am born everyday and die every night and have no tomorrows.
    I feel content, today.
    well since I have a few positives in there, I'm gonna stop on a good note for a change.
    Finding Shawna, KatB and saffy like this.
  23. AshandSmoke

    AshandSmoke New Member

    I feel Empty cause I have lost my:
    Faith
    Hope
    Motavation
    Compassion
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  24. dljwhitewolf

    dljwhitewolf New Member

    okay now today,
    anxious
    eight hours of sleep in the last four days
    feeling like a flashback is coming on
    loved
    understood enough to know my ptsd side effects are not burdening my boyfriend, we laugh at my antics, I let him know when I am agitated, then I make a joke and we laugh.
    cranky
    bitchy without voicing it, except for vile and humorous jokes to blow off steam
    wanting
    tired
    just waiting to see if the bomb will fall, and it I do have a flashback, hopefully it won't be what I call a boomer, use of weapons...
    glad there is a format called ptsd forum
    yup, that's me today
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  25. cherryblossom

    cherryblossom Who's trippin' now? Staff Member Premium Member

    today feeling

    very anxious
    sick from anxiety
    hate for myself
    pathetic
    Rob_Dog19 and J.C. like this.

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