Depression – what?

Last night I had to face the very real and scary possibility that many other people with anxiety have to face. Depression.   It is no longer something I can simply excuse and ignore. Being “blah” every day with no desire to function is no longer something I should accept and be okay with. I…

What I Want You To Know About Living With Anxiety

I wrote this post for another blog Rage Against the Minivan.   I want you to know that I hate it. I want you to know that I don’t understand it either. I want you to know that sometimes you make it worse.   When I was a freshman in high school I was diagnosed with…

Seen

“I’ve been really worried about you. You don’t seem to be as happy as you were last semester. Is everything okay?” “Yea, I’m okay, it has just been a really hard semester.” “Oh, I’m so sorry.” “It’s okay. It has grown me a lot too – with pain comes growth I guess.” “Yea, that’s usually…

Called To Be CONFIDENT

I wrote this for another blog started by a friend of mine. It was something God revealed to me while I was doing devotions one night.   If there is one thing I’m good at, its comparison. And as a result, I’m really good at asking God “why?” “Why did you have to make me…

The Start…

So the thing about me is… I struggle with anxiety. And this isn’t an issue that no one else deals with. It is a horrible reality that many people face and isn’t enough support for. This blog will be a safe place – a vulnerable place. A place where we can know that we are not…