My Anxiety Confessions

January 11, 2018 / 12 Comments

One of the first posts I wrote for my blog was about anxiety. It was written as a way for me to practice both free writing and vulnerability. It’s a fairly popular post people visit when perusing my blog, so I thought I’d write a sequel with a few of…

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What Does Vulnerability Feel Like?

What Does Vulnerability Feel Like?

December 10, 2017 / 19 Comments

Until this weekend I thought I understood what vulnerability feels like. I didn’t. I didn’t have a clue.   I noticed a lot of new readers coming to my site over the past few days, thanks to the lovely blog Cup of Jo sharing my post on Friday, and my…

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Fear and Its Friend

August 25, 2017 / 3 Comments

I just crawled into bed after too many hours spent watching National News. I find hurricane coverage captivating because nature is amazing and I’ve always liked weather. Plus, it’s thrilling to watch newscasters and meteorologists report from the middle of a hurricane while trying to not get blown away. I…

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Anxiety Rules

February 10, 2017 / 3 Comments

I went to the trail a few days ago for the first time in, let’s just say, awhile. As I was at home getting ready I started to feel strange. I was hurrying for no reason and could not decide what to wear. I slipped my shoes on my feet…

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Why I Left Asheville

November 1, 2016 / 1 Comment

When I first moved to Asheville I was in love with living in a small town where everything was so different than Seattle, where I had spent the previous decade. I was on a new adventure and even though I loved Seattle with my whole heart, I was ready for…

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