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August 28, 2017

I wasn't even sure what to title this blog because I was not sure of what I actually want to say.

It is a story of what happened to me, sure. But it is also about society and my fears for my own children... 


Over the weekend a few hundred meters away from our...

May 22, 2017

We now have a really important book in our lives... "Feel a Little" and it is helping us deal with a lot of things that Scarlett is going through... and mummy too.

Scarlett's first weeks at school have been tough for her to get used to, she has been sick 50% of the time...

May 22, 2017

I myself have anxiety from time to time and it seems that so does my 5 year old.

I suspect that her stress is manifesting in physical ways also, as she complains of a sore tummy and I am suspecting it is increasing and prolonging a small allergic reaction into a larger...

March 28, 2017

I keep forgetting to update you on the Anxiety front.

After the last 2 blogs about my anxiety I received some great messages of support and a phone call from a very panicked mother a few weeks ago who finally started to read some of my blogs... (I may have neglected to...

February 15, 2017

A few weeks ago I had a doctors appointment about my anxiety.

You can read about it HERE.

I just came back from the doctors a few hours ago, my blood work came back fine, which is a relief, although it just really means that it is all in my head (so to speak). 

I pos...

February 10, 2017

I had a doctors visit about anxiety and in it a word came up... "catastrophizing".

It is where you create a scenario that have disastrous outcomes and it can come in two forms.

The first; is making a catastrophe out of a situation, maybe you forgot to lock the gate at yo...

January 27, 2017

Life is filled with anxiety, some just deal with it better than others... and I was pretty sure I dealt with it better than others. 

But maybe that was before I realized that maybe my fears weren't always normal...

I mean everyone thinks about a tsunami every night...

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