Working on Something New for Social Anxiety

I wanted to use this blog to talk about my last appointment with my therapist and what things I am working on this week. One significant change is that I … Continue reading Working on Something New for Social Anxiety

Whats up Monday

I am never good on Monday’s, but I am learning. My Monday Morning Coffee Blog So it’s Monday. I am officially a week into my new sleep and wake schedule. … Continue reading Whats up Monday

The Reasons Why I Avoided Therapy

The summer of 1996 is when my anxiety first started to take its grip. My sudden erratic emotional state was the first sign that something was changing inside of me. … Continue reading The Reasons Why I Avoided Therapy

Weekly Wrap-up 2/18 – 2/24

I love these weekly wrap-up’s because they are a good way to end my week. I will keep short this week because I am in the midst of finals. I … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-up 2/18 – 2/24

What Helps Relieve Anxiety

Anxiety and social anxiety can be difficult to deal with on a daily basis. I have been living with anxiety since I was a teenager and social anxiety since I … Continue reading What Helps Relieve Anxiety

Seeking Help in a Non-Crisis Situation

It is always important to seek help in a crisis situation. If you are feeling suicidal or having suicidal ideations, then it is imperative to seek help. That means going … Continue reading Seeking Help in a Non-Crisis Situation

Learning From Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

This month marks close to eight months of learning to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help combat my anxiety, my therapist and made the decision to take some time off … Continue reading Learning From Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

My Weekly Wrap-up 11/27 – 12/3

It’s been an interesting week for me. I went through a panic attack almost every night this week, My anxiety is at high levels, I saw my psychiatrist with a … Continue reading My Weekly Wrap-up 11/27 – 12/3

My Continued Struggles with Ativan

Over the course of November, I have chronicled my social anxiety and my struggles with Ativan. In “Realities of Ativan” I discussed researching this medication and the ongoing struggles with … Continue reading My Continued Struggles with Ativan

A Start of a Ten Year​ Journey Reflection

A journey must start somewhere. This blog post is what I hope will be the opening chapter of my memoir. This is a very raw piece right now, so it … Continue reading A Start of a Ten Year​ Journey Reflection

A Thank You to my Diagnosis

Over the last few months, I have been exploring the many facets of my diagnosis. I have shared so much here and it has meant the world to me that … Continue reading A Thank You to my Diagnosis