Runner and Doorman

I've been reading a book about quelling anxiety. Not for myself, of course, because I don't need it at all. Ha. One thing I've learned is that the fear of anxiety is what makes anxiety something to fear. Anxiety in itself is nothing, just extra adrenaline. Becoming hyper-aware of it and then fearing its arrival … Continue reading Runner and Doorman

Adding Hours

It was about a year ago. It had been a particularly stressful few weeks, with school, work, and extracurricular activities added to being newly married and some family/church crap. It was the end of the day, and I couldn't calm down. I was overwhelmed. It was a feeling of utter exhaustion, as if I'd spent … Continue reading Adding Hours

A Confession of Feelings

I've spent most of the past few months being really angry. It started with some family crap, and finished with some church crap, and neither crap really needs to be explored here. All the crap is more or less being resolved. God has a way of making crap beautiful. Kudos to Him; it's hard work … Continue reading A Confession of Feelings

One Does Not Simply Walk into Life

Life can be freakin' terrifying. And the funny thing is, I live in a pretty safe city, state, and country. There are no riots on my streets, tanks in my parking lots, or war in my backyard woods. I had food today (delicious food at that, and way too much of it) and I got … Continue reading One Does Not Simply Walk into Life