In so many ways, it is liberating to write this post. I've been wanting to write it for about a year, but every time I would start, things would get bad again, and I would start to feel like a fraud. But, I told a close friend this morning that it's time. I'm finally here. I'm finally at a place where I can authentically and transparently tell this part of my story. It's freeing, and also a little scary. It's scary to expose a previous truth that I lived for so many years, but it's something I feel ready to do. I have this need to be honest with you. I also have this need to be real and transparent and bare it all here in my little corner of the internet. It's both liberating and terrifying, but mainly, it's freeing.
First things first. Anxiety Sucks. I've been studying anxiety disorders, other related disorders and mental health topics for close to 10 years now, so imagine my surprise (and relief) when my family doctor suggested that I get tested for anxiety. I say surprise because "I should have known"... As someone who has written hundreds of pages [...]
We are living in a time where what you see is not what you get. Everyone is starting to look the same thanks to filters and facetune. We all have perfectly smooth, unblemished skin, with bright white eyes and teeth. Our noses are all a little smaller, and the contour on our cheeks is amplified [...]
Hey there! I'm about one of the most planned and prepared (doesn't fly by the seat of my pants) person there ever was. I have 5 calendars, and see, you may think that's excessive, but I humbly disagree. Let me explain. Desk Calendar - This keeps my work appointments. It's the calendar that I keep [...]