The Courage No One Sees

They say courage doesn't always roar. If we listen carefully though, everyone is battling something. And I know now, to never take for granted the struggles some people face, even when I can't see them. For many years, I lived with what people would call an "invisible illness." In the fall of 2012, I relapsed with … Continue reading The Courage No One Sees

Anchors for Anxiety

Two years ago, I was diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and a relapse of Lyme Disease, and my autonomic nervous system fell apart. I suffered from immense anxiety and panic attacks for a year straight. I never imagined this could happen to me, EVER. To clarify, everyone experiences some worry and fear in certain situations. But anxiety disorders cause … Continue reading Anchors for Anxiety