Tag Archives: Xanax

“Why Not Me?”

My mom first noticed something was wrong because she’d developed an all-over itchy body rash. This is not uncommon in our family; I once developed all-over itchy hives from a Tetracycline allergy, and Prednisone took care of it. But when … Continue reading

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A Thank You Note

  My friend Nanea wrote a piece about dealing with panic attacks and anxiety last year that changed my world for the better in more ways than I can count. Because of parental stressors beyond my control, I was in … Continue reading

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Anxiety & ADHD

Because I have lived my entire life with until-recently-untreated ADHD, I have developed many coping mechanisms for my complete lack of memory. A few of these include: constantly striving to organize everything and minimize clutter/distractions to control my surroundings since I can’t … Continue reading

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It’s the End of the World as We Know It, and I Don’t Feel Fine

For the last 7 months, I have been ghost writing nearly every day for money (don’t ask… privacy agreement), and often write “for myself” as well. Even though I have been writing in one form or another my entire life, … Continue reading

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Good Guys Always Finish First

This morning, I had to undergo a 30-minute-long surgical procedure to remove the second occurrence of basal cell carcinoma on my left shoulder. Because it came back after being burned away a few years ago, the doctor was very aggressive … Continue reading

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