‘I am not saying that going to a Garth Brooks concert can cure panic attacks. I am saying there is a reason that Garth is the Entertainer of a Lifetime.’

Courtesy of Rita K. DillsAfter the show, I found doing some things a little simpler. I went to dining establishments. I attended large family functions. I went grocery shopping. By March of this year, I was driving once again. Mostly locally, but well adequate to get to work and do errands.

Most likely no panic attacks if I stayed house, you see. As the show got better the panic was still there but so was the desire to go. Realized that Mistie had actually done so much to get the tickets.

I did fulfill the nicest Garth fans who distracted me by telling me about all the performances they had actually been to. That helped. The countdown for Garth to come on stage began. I was still stressed however the excitement in the arena was contagious.

Believe me if it were that basic, we would do it in a heart beat. My buddy Mistie got us tickets to see Garth Brooks in Knoxville– in Neyland Stadium– with almost 85,000 people.

I was managed by the panic for years. PSA: If someone in your life is struggling with anxiety attack, anxiety conditions, or anxiety, please never, ever tell them to simply get over it.

I am still driving. No big crowds since March, but I am looking forward to my next show, whenever its safe to do so!

You see, she understands I like all things Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood. I practically backed out so numerous times. As much as I desired to see Garth, the panic was overwhelming and the show was still weeks away.

As the concert got closer the panic was still there but so was the desire to go. I would simply find the exits as quickly as we got there in case I had a panic attack. I am not saying that going to a Garth show can cure panic attacks.

Courtesy of Rita K. DillsA couple of years earlier, I began having panic attacks. Bad ones. No rhyme or reason for them. My triggers seemed to be big crowds and driving. It significantly affected my life. I was unable to drive the short commute to work. I had to get trips from loved ones members to work and all over else.

When I drive, Garth and Trisha are constantly playing. I discover it assists. Todays tunes have actually been We Shall Be Free, Every Girl in this Town, Thats What Cowboys Do, and Shallow.

I would simply discover the exits as quickly as we got there in case I had a panic attack. I was still frightened. Mistie drove all the method down from OH to pick me up in NC, then we went to TN.

It was calming to my soul. I am not saying that going to a Garth performance can cure anxiety attack. If that were the case, he would be even more popular than he is now, if thats possible. I am stating there is a reason that Garth is the Entertainer of a Lifetime.

Rita Dills (author) and her friend, MistieI will not lie. I was feeling panicked. I did discover the exits, simply in case. I just kept informing myself, Garth performance at the end. When the opening act started, I still felt worried and uneasy. I wasnt sure I was going to make it.

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I felt such panic if I was in a room with more than a couple of people. It feels like you may die, at least that is how it felt for me. They simply became a way of life.

Mistie was awesome. She was so motivating. We did everything from parking to getting to our seats, one step at a time.

Courtesy of Rita K. DillsA couple of years back, I began having panic attacks. As much as I desired to see Garth, the panic was overwhelming and the performance was still weeks away.

Dont get me wrong, some days are a battle. I will face it because I went to a stadium with 85,000 individuals and it was freaking remarkable!

I didnt have a panic attack. I got so lost in the music and so lost in the efficiency, that I forgot whatever else.

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