Almost 2 years ago I experienced a terrible panic attack that shook me to the core as it seemingly came out of nowhere. In the aftermath I became antisocial, anxious about everyday activities, and dependent on my family to help me emotionally through the roughest period of my life. I became deathly afraid of things […]Read more "Living With Someone Who Suffers From Anxiety"
Just writing “Fear Of Public Restrooms” in the title makes me sigh a little. It seems so stupid…and embarrassing…but I need to share my irrational fear as it is the source of much of my anxiety and the driving force of my agoraphobia. While I have suffered from moderate anxiety all my life, last year I […]Read more "Fear Of Public Restrooms"
My senior year of college was the beginning of a strange chapter in my life of visual perception. It was also one of the scariest experiences of my life as I was coping with constant panic attacks, digestive tract issues, and the experience of being left by someone I loved. These things plus the stress of […]Read more "Migraines and Visual Auras"
Friday was Max’s first flight and Kate and I were confident he would do well. He’s 6 weeks old, very calm, and we are both seasoned travelers. Friends, family, and blog readers sent in tips and advice on my last post (read here), which Kate and I used quite successfully on our trip to Chicago. We […]Read more "A newborn, a plane, and food poisoning."