We've all heard this piece of advice, I'm sure.
Regardless what path you are taking, therapy, medication, self-help, or a combination...they all involve TIME.
Time is a scary thing to those with anxiety, after all time is the last thing we want to give. We want the answer...and we want it now!
Any of the courses of action that I mentioned earlier are better than doing nothing but everything takes time...in most cases, lots of time.
Find a path and stick to it, believe in it blindly if need be but believe the 'old' you is out there just waiting to be rediscovered because he is.
Learn to appreciate the small victories, however small they are. Maybe it's a moment, a single moment where you feel like the old you...that should let you know that it's possible.
Anyone can recover if you work hard at it and give it time...I believe that 100%.