Tag: anxiety

A note on my absence

I’ve been silent these past months, not by choice but because grief, depression, and crippling anxiety attacks have rendered me immobile. I have felt stationary – unable to muster basic interest in most things besides sleeping, reading, and endlessly scrolling through social media feeds.  I’ve still pushed myself everyday; I’ve still gotten out of bed…

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A half-life

I think that if I was granted a wish, it would be that, for just one day, I could feel normal.  To wake up gradually, easing myself into consciousness.  Once I was wide awake, I’d be able to roll out of bed, maybe have a cup of tea, and relax.  I’d think about what faced me in…

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