Dating an agoraphobic
She spent nearly an hour in pain waiting for an ambulance while a paramedic, who arrived in a car, tended to her.Mrs Faal said: "I had moved the pallet out of the way with my foot and I was going to turn around to my friend say 'is that far enough?When I tell people, their first response is, “What? My husband would ask if I wanted to go out, and my answer was always no. Grocery stores were impossible (and still are), Target, Walmart, any store with more than one department is completely out of the question.
In the LENS graph on the right, after about six months of treatment. Clinically, she was much better (her mother was astounded that after only a month or two of treatment she wanted to go to the mall (a favorite locale before her trauma).
"It's all down to the classes, I've said for years I needed cognitive behavioural therapy to help me, and now that I've got access to it, I've been able to learn, and I feel like I have a new lease of life." "It was very scary.
At one point I was suffering between 15 and 20 attacks a day, my weight dropped down to just over five stone and I ended up bed-bound for 18 months," she said.
"If she was smaller she would have gone all of the way down - a slender woman or child could have been very seriously hurt." An employee at Complete Tyre Services claimed the holes have been reported "loads of times" to the owner of the site.
But within the last six weeks the mother of two has ventured onto the pavement outside her house in West Harton, South Shields, after finding advice on the internet. Mrs Curtis said: "It may not seem very far to walk, but for me, this is amazing, I'm getting there very slowly, and now I don't see no reason why I can't be cured in the future and lead a normal life again.