from fearful to fearless

from-fearful-to-fearless | alltheamusement.com

I’m not sure how it happened. Maybe it stems from being bullied as a child. Or maybe it’s from my exposure to major health crises at a young age. It could be society’s influence. Or maybe it’s just me. Either way, I have spent the majority of my life filled with fear. And I must say, I’m getting pretty tired of it. Continue reading

the challenge of love

alltheamusement.com | the-challenge-of-love

I have entered into a new phase of life. One that excites me, and scares me. One that leaves me filled with hope and joy when I wake up, and before I drift to sleep at night. New love is such a beautiful experience, but this one, this feels different. This one feels real.

But despite the butterflies, and the “I miss you mores,” and the talk of a future that I just can’t wait to get to, I do have challenges to overcome. Let me tell you a little bit about my experience of what it’s like to fall in love when you have anxiety. Maybe you can relate? Or maybe you can offer some words of wisdom on how to deal with this. Continue reading

countdown – 5 days

The excitement is starting to set in – along with the anxiety – that next Thursday, Sean and I are going on our first major trip together. We’ve been reading resort reviews to get some tips and to know what to expect; I’ve been casually glancing at the weather forecasts, praying to the rain gods that they just piss off while we’re there. Continue reading