Day: October 5, 2013

NaNoWriMo: Writing a Panic Attack

I thought I would share this to. Its a fictionalized account of my panic attack but aside from changed names its pretty much as it happened. Its a rough draft so please ignore the grammar errors.

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So I finished my book today!  I can’t even believe it but it is done and I kind of love it.  I’m sure most people would see it as a silly book but I love it.  I can’t wait to edit and then print it out for my own little Christmas gift to myself.  I haven’t decided who else I want to read it but will probably give it to a few people.  I admit it will be hard to hear feedback because the story is so close to my heart.

However, I thought it would be fun to share one more section with all of you.  This is where I had to write about the panic attack I had in 2007.  Just before the scene you will read I had unloaded to my boss about all my frustrations and anger.  He was nothing but super duper nice and told…

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Heaven Is Here by Stephanie Nielsen

I thought with Elder Holland’s masterpiece of a talk on mental illness where he mentions Stephanie’s story I would repost my blog after reading her book last year. So moving.

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Today I was feeling a bit burned out from a few tough months (2012 has proven to be a toughee).  Sometimes I just feel exhausted from life, emotionally, physically drained.  Preparing for my race is awesome but also pretty tiring.  I know it will all be worth it when I cross that finish line but right now it feels like I’m never going to be ready.  Anyway, there has been a mix of things that have just left me tuckered out! (On the plus side my pain has reduced and my thyroid meds have definitely been helping, so that’s great. I have many blessings, too many to name but I still feel wrung out and tired. Do you understand?)

Anyway, I decided to post this review for this book that has inspired me.  On the plane I had a woman who refused to sit next to me because of my…

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