Anxiety differs from fear in that it is an anticipation of future threat and involves “cautious or avoidant behaviors”, usually excessive or out of proportion to the threat.
It’s just there, like an imaginary friend that no one can see but me. Only it’s far from imaginary.
For more than a year now, I have been writing a book tentatively titled “A in for Anxiety: My Life as a Worrywart”...
I set myself free
No more dark hair And smooth skin White teeth shining Behind a captivating smile No more firm breasts Or flat stomach And hips that sway with ease No more perusals Up and down my body No more meaningful looks And beguiling words Crushing stares And sentences spoken in silence... No more pressure No more angst … Continue reading Birthday
Live big. Love big.
“All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.”
I’m Ok. I can breathe. I can breathe.
So if the nice one thinks I’m difficult, it must be true. Which, as it turns out, is bullshit.
Every article of clothing I put on was judged harshly in that full length mirror in that tiny stateroom. Lots of big sighs in such a small space.