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Flu Anxiety

January 31, 2018

Last week, I came down with a nasty cold—clogged sinuses, sore throat, coughing—that kept me home for several days. Various friends and family members called to check on me, and each said a variation of the following: “You better see a doctor. You could have the flu!” No matter how much I tried to argue […]

Apology Anxiety

January 24, 2018

When you board a plane and need someone to stand up so that you can get to your seat, what do you do? If you are like me, you apologize to your seat mate. But, why apologize? That I have the window seat? Because the airline has packed us in like sardines? That I could […]

Eating Disorders and Anxiety, Part Two

January 17, 2018

My first visit to Green Mountain at Fox Run (there have been 8 since) opened my eyes to a whole new perspective—an approach to weight loss and overall well-being that I had never previously considered. Are you ready for the big reveal? Here it is:   STOP DIETING   I know. It sounds ridiculous. How […]

Eating Disorders and Anxiety, Part One

January 9, 2018

Like so many other Anxiety Sisters, I not only have anxiety disorder and depression (managed fairly well through medication and the strategies we write about on our blog), but also an eating disorder. While these may be diagnosed as three different brain illnesses, they are all connected and intertwined with each other. In particular, my […]

Guiding Words vs. New Year’s Resolutions

January 2, 2018

Just as I was finally starting to believe I had survived the holiday season relatively unscathed—only the usual garden-variety anxiety with a smattering of depression—New Year’s Day rolls around, and my anxiety spikes.   Why? Because January 1 is judgment day. It’s the day I am supposed to promise myself in writing what I will […]

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