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The Hyper Awareness of Anxiety. My body and mind are very literally incapable of coping with, what they perceive, as multiple negative stimuli.
I couldn’t handle being a burden. A burden to my loved ones, and a burden to myself. Anxiety had such an intense grip on me I couldn’t see straight for trying to run away from the turmoil tornado inside my head. Every single day was a struggle and I couldn’t comprehend how so suddenly I had changed from … Continue reading Thoughts of Suicide: My Teenage Struggle
My pregnancy wasn’t a particularly difficult one, not by any means. Sure, I had intense nausea for the first 5 months or so, the first three of which I couldn’t even get out of bed for, but Diclectin helped with that for the most part. I wasn’t one of those insanely fit pregnant ladies either. … Continue reading Postpartum Me – A Story of Recovery
Growing up with anxiety I had an incredible support system in place at home. My parents may not have understood what was going on with me, but they never questioned the validity of my emotions. They never once said ‘stop faking’ or ‘get over it’. This makes me one of the lucky ones – not … Continue reading 6 Keys to Coping with Anxiety at School