Heyyyy – APW got a mention in Ready Made this month (you know, a magazine I actually *read*) along with a bunch of other fabulous women. I’m choosing to take this as an auspicious sign for the week of the re-launch… particularly since in a genus move, I picked the week I can’t eat bread for the final push. Fabulous. F*ck.
I have anxiety. Not like “sometimes I get tense” (though for years I thought that was the case). No. I have generalized anxiety disorder. GAD presents various ways for various people, but I’ve experienced everything from constant lung-crushing anxiety, to panic attacks, to crippling anxiety spikes out of the blue, to post-partum anxiety, to phobias, to extreme anxiety around specific topics (hey, money!).
No Shame GameThough anxiety is a profoundly stigmatized topic in our culture, I have no particular shame about talking or treating my anxiety…. because hey. Some of us are just wired differently, and that’s totally okay.…Keep Reading
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