• nearly six weeks of hell

    nearly six weeks of hell

    Next week I am finally getting the professional help I need to work through my latest bout with Anxiety and Depression.  I can’t wait. By the time of my appointment it will have been six weeks since this hell began.  Six weeks!  […]

  • brick-brain, frayed-nerves, drenched shirts

    brick-brain, frayed-nerves, drenched shirts

    I hate it when Anxiety freezes up my mind.  It’s like my brain goes from being a functioning (happy) organ to a brick of cement … frozen, immobilized, in hyper-defense mode, preparing for the world to attack me. Sometimes the […]

  • the days the music dies

    the days the music dies

    The deck was stacked against me.  As a child I had several knocks to my noggin … a couple pretty severe.  I grew up poor with my brain seeped in the chemicals of toxic stress that often accompany poverty.  And […]

  • through the panic

    through the panic

    Earlier this week, I put on my coat, grabbed my bag, and walked out the door.  And then I started to run.  I ran fast enough to make it to my car quickly, but not so fast as to call […]