I wrote this awhile ago for a Fiction Workshop, and just discovered it again. It needs work, but that’s the thing about flash fiction: It’s a great starting point for fleshed out stories. A fire starter of sorts. So…Today’s PROMPTuesday is: Write a piece of flash fiction (write 1,000 words or less, don’t edit) [...]
I'm a kid who never thought she'd be married or a mom.
Now I'm both.
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Archive for the ‘My Anxiety’ Category
I sit here with a high-fevered little girl and to-do list stuffed to the gills…so I am re-running a PROMPTuesday from many moons ago. I hope you find it enjoyous. Today’s PROMPTuesday is lifted from Naomi Epel’s The Observation Deck, and is: Show, don’t tell! — a cardinal rule of writing — [...]
It may surprise you to know that I’m unmedicated. I’ve flirted with the idea and the substances before, but it’s something I can’t embrace, for whatever reason. I even hate taking Advil or aspirin. If I have to take an antibiotic, I usually Google its side effects, freak myself out, and then either don’t [...]
Part 1 of my gripping “I Suffer From Anxiety” series. And Part II. So in my endeavor to better understand my anxiety and hopefully find ways to cope with it, I recently visited a kinesthesiologist. I’d heard great things about this guy from a vegan/Zen/meditative/very non-anxious friend of The Rocks’ who’d been going to [...]
I am strong, like a Powerpuff Girl. Except I’m not a kindergartner. But that’s open for debate. Read Part I first here. The anxiety: it’s overwhelmed me, made me laugh, ruined relationships, made friendships, and inspired my writing. It’s funny, really, that this is one of the first times that I’ve called it [...]
I’m anxious. Not just now, but always. It’s an affliction, a way of life, a disease, a problem. I’ve always been, well, spazzy. I am extremely reactive and one of those people who is very mood-absorbent. That’s what I call it anyway. It’s as if I absorb the energy or the mood of things, [...]
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