Tag Archives: anxiety

My Story, Part 2.

Part 1 The years that followed were a mixed bag of being OK and not OK.  In 10th grade it was like someone flipped a switch again, and I was fine.  That is the last time I remember not being … Continue reading

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Dear Self

You are tired.  You are stressed out. You’re angry. I know. It breaks my heart to see you so bitter. You weren’t always like this.  In fact, a year ago, things were different.  Those memories that pop up on Facebook….you … Continue reading

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Here we go again….

I should be tired and exhausted.  I haven’t slept through the night for the past 4 nights.  I wake up after a couple hours wide awake.  Eventually I drift off again, but I’m up again after an hour. Normally when this … Continue reading

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Dear Friend

Dear Friend, I know we don’t talk much anymore, but I need you now.  You see, I’m not doing well.  I’m coping by not coping. I’m reverting back to bad habits. I’m not sleeping. I’m not concentrating. But you don’t … Continue reading

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Coping skills for the win

The past couple days have been rough.  Symptoms keeping popping up and its a struggle. One thing I have noticed though, is that I’m using coping skills. And its working. Fancy that. I don’t feel fantastic but I’m also not … Continue reading

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Anxiety is weird

Two things: I’m attempting to get a new job two states away. It would be AWESOME. I’m anxious…that horrible gut wrenching kind where it feels like the world is ending. One would think these two things were related.  But they … Continue reading

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A year ago…

I was sick.  I was so, so sick. A change in medication a few weeks prior turned me into a rapid cycling, anxious mess. It was the beginning of the 3 months or so where lived in a continual panic attack … Continue reading

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Use Your Words

Today my therapist asked me how I’m doing. Because, you know, that’s what therapists do. Usually I give some variation of good/not good/tired/I don’t know. Helpful, I know. Today, I deviated. I told her I felt depressed. She looked a … Continue reading

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Worn out 

My work schedule has abandoned any sense of routine for the next few weeks. It’s taking its toll on me. I’m tired and I can’t manage stress anymore. I don’t sleep. When something upsets the little sense of routine that … Continue reading

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Bitterness

I’m bitter and have no empathy right now.  I’ll admit it.  This happens when I’m not doing well.  I read or hear other stories about other people’s struggles and if anyone is remotely positive about their situation I’m calling them … Continue reading

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