Benzodiazepines can come with a whole lot of baggage. Valium, Diazepam, Xanax, or Ativan, call it what you will, but in some circles, if you’re using these, it’s best to keep it a secret.
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, really. Michelle Freemark is completely fine.
At this time of year, I hand-felt a lot of little sheep. Cute little things that clients buy to hang on their Christmas trees or give as gifts to their loved ones. Each one is an original. And one day, while smiling at a picture of Penelope, I decided that she needed a back story. … Continue reading Sheep with Personality
For a few years now, my blog has been about growth and the inner life. But, like everyone else, my life has a lot more going on in it than just sitting around thinking deep thoughts. Awhile back, I decided that I wanted to share some of these other things, and, to that end, I … Continue reading Michelle Freemark, Maker
Death is absolutely heartbreaking. And, unfortunately, it’s life.
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