Category Archives: anxiety

girls.

(not my actual girl) Last night, my daughter called me to her room where she had been crying for at least an hour. I sat with her and she told me what was going on. There is so much friend … Continue reading

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thanks and smiles and tears.

I have been overwhelmed by love, kindness and support over the last few days. It’s been kind of a long-distance intervention. No one called it that… just me. And I’m most definitely not saying that’s a bad thing… quite the … Continue reading

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it just makes me sad.

This will probably sound ridiculous… but it’s making me so sad. I have tears. An app my daughter loves on her phone updated to a new version and she hates it. It’s totally different and she’s miserable. She cried for … Continue reading

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my cluttered head and fascinating life.

I have four drafts from the last twenty-four hours. The same thing keeps happening. I try to write about one thing, but it connects to other things—things that make me feel like hell… things that I don’t want to talk … Continue reading

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moment of panic. part two: more than a moment

Obligatory disclaimer: I might delete this post because… just because. I fear this may now be a daily thing. I keep having different versions of that moment of panic I had on Friday. And I wasn’t even alone for all … Continue reading

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moment of panic.

I might delete this post because it’s awful. I had a moment of panic this morning like nothing I’ve ever felt. And that’s scary because I have felt really really bad… to a point where I didn’t think I could … Continue reading

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running out of time.

A-to-Z I’m in trouble. I have V written for tomorrow but that’s it. I have nothing else. I have been trying for days to get W written. It’s not working. I started… but I can’t finish… and I hate what … Continue reading

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inadequate.

This is long… and littered with obscenities. And pointless. And embarrassing to post. Want me to be real? This is real. You’ve been warned. Yesterday when I went to pick my daughter from her friend’s house, I was talking to … Continue reading

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