Posts by Sabrina Wang

Sabrina is a Leukemia survivor who lives with a rare and irreversible lung condition. Not one to let these challenges stop her, she continues to work in Human Resources, and enjoys traveling, hiking, and playing dodge ball. You can find her on her blog “The Budding Optimist” where she shares reflections and ideas that inspire people to live their best life.

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What a Month of Daily Panic Attacks Taught Me About Anxiety

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn

It happened in the middle of an intimate moment, about a month before my wedding.

One minute I was enjoying a kiss from my fiancé and the next thing I knew, I was clutching my face and writhing in agony.

At first, there was a loud thud in my chest, as if my heart had skipped a beat.

Then out of nowhere I started getting this strange sensation—like the kind of feeling you’d get on an elevator that’s going down too fast. The feeling was so …