My Anxiety’s Name is Rita

My Anxiety’s Name is Rita

My chest is tightening and I can tell that my breathing is shallow.  I feel the knot in my chest wind its way up into my throat.  My hands start to tingle and my eyes start to burn as I fight back the tears.  How can I stop this from happening?  I didn’t used to […]

Confession of a Girlfriend Avoider

Confession of a Girlfriend Avoider

Image Credit – Shutterstock I’m ashamed of myself.  I’m ashamed of my silly behavior yesterday and the crappy example I set for my daughters.  And even though I told them the story without shame, they were quick to point out how immature and ridiculously I behaved. I fell victim to what I call the “girlfriend […]

My Anti-Resolution List 2015

My Anti-Resolution List 2015

Well here we are again…at the cusp of a new year with a list of resolutions ready to make fools of us all.  I don’t know about you, but I totally suck at keeping resolutions.  Whether it’s because I set my goals too high or I’m unrealistic about my time management skills, I always disappoint […]