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48.6 is the New 40: Health Anxiety & Expo

On the morning of our departure for our big trip, I woke up with a serious case of anxiety and experienced a full-blown panic attack.  I was crying, nervous, sweaty, and convinced that we had made a terrible decision in participating in this race event.  Normally I'm so excited about flying to Disney, but I was shaking in fear and dread.  I had weird aches and pains during the weeks of my taper before the race, and was pretty sure that I had every serious disease known to man and that I was going to literally kill myself if I ran the race. 
I'm a mom of 3.  This is stupid.   Why did I agree to do this?   What if this is the last thing I ever do? 
I got out of the shower and cried to Chris who let me say all of the things that were plaguing my mind.  He's been married to me long enough to know I just need to get it out of my system and that usually I'm just fine and do not need to actually visit the hospital.  I've been battling health anxiety as a product of postpart…

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