Tag Archives: anxiety symptoms

Schadenfreude is Majestic As Fuck

I mean, every now and again, I like to play “Boom! I Got Your Boyfriend” and laugh like a maniacal teenager, but that’s well below schadenfreude. Personal vindication is like creamy vanilla ice cream and schadenfreude is like hot fudge. Put … Continue reading

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Real Life is Scary Enough, Thanks

For the last four years, I’ve joined some of my writery friends and their friends in writing a story for 13 Stories Til Halloween. This year, I struggled. I kinda always struggle, cause scary, creepy, eerie is not my thing. … Continue reading

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Anxiety — The Summer Reveal

I don’t remember what I was going to write about today, which is a fairly frequent writer-y problem. My idea may well have been hijacked by Anxiety. My parents are coming to visit. You might think this is normal, because … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday — Anxiety Diagnosis

“I realize these itchy bumps on the back of my head may very well be from sweating, but my anxiety tells me it’s either lice or hair cancer.”   One-Liner Wednesday is brought to you by LindaGHill

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Kvetch and Vent

My anxiety has been bad lately. It’s not because of anything. If it were because of anything, it wouldn’t be called Anxiety Disorder. My life is just as peachy keen and just as rotten awful as everyone else’s. This bout of … Continue reading

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Turning Chaos Into Order Since…

For many years, I’ve said my job is making order out of chaos. There were times I had two or four kids and a paying job, but they were short stints, and quite honestly, they overlap with the worst times … Continue reading

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Better than A Scaredy Cat, Not quite as Awesome as a Duck…

I’m winning at anxiety. I’m not going to declare I’ve won. I don’t even know if that’s possible. But I do know that I’m feeling…normal? normal-er? better? Let’s stick to better. It’s been about three years since I was diagnosed. … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of Oatmeal?

One of the first things sufferers of anxiety need to learn is not to ask why we’re having anxiety.  The truth is, people with anxiety usually ask whys of everything, and so not asking why we’re having anxiety is a … Continue reading

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