Being claustrophobic, lifts are always a problem. I’ve learnt to deal with it. Sometimes I’m not sure if it’s better if I’m alone in it or prefer if there are others.
Got into the one alone today. It took forever to close. Eventually it does, only to not move. Fuck. Immediately the heart-rate escalates. It starts moving only to suddenly stop at 1st floor. But there’s no one waiting. Fuck. Get out or carry on? 5 flights are no joke. Suddenly it jumps to a stop. Now I am panicking, no holds barred, the heart rate is now freakin’ 360. Do I push the panic button or what? I hit the open door button, but I can see through the crack in the doors something that looks like the next level. I’m lower. Just as I’m about to hit the alarm, it moves. Then rattles to a grinding, noisy halt again. FUCK! I hit the alarm. It opened immediately. I got out at 2nd floor.
Won’t be taking lifts anymore, thank you
My heart is still racing and alles is still shaking. I need a fucking drink. Gawd