snow day!


noun: fear; plural noun: fears

1. a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid.
2. a specific instance of or propensity for such a feeling: an abnormal fear of heights.
3. concern or anxiety; solicitude: a fear for someone’s safety.
4. reverential awe, especially toward God: the fear of God.
5. something that causes feelings of dread or apprehension; something a person is afraid of: Cancer is a common fear.
6. anticipation of the possibility that something unpleasant will occur: Having grown up during the Great Depression, he had a constant fear of running out of money.

Fear is a big thing to get over. I constantly have to try and get over my fears and the things that cause me anxiety. I don’t love it nor am I good at it.
I was in a bad car accident last winter and now that winter has begun I am getting nervous about driving in the snow. I didn’t think it would still scare me but it does. I also need to have a conversation with someone close to me that I really don’t want to have [I’m psyching myself out actually]. Now I know that I will be okay with both of these things but I am letting my fears get the best of me.
We had our first snowfall last weekend, which means it was our puppy’s first snow day! He was a little anxious about going out and playing in the snow but quickly realized that it would be fine and probably worthwhile in the end. Now I’m not comparing my problems with a dog experiencing snow for the first time but the concept is pretty damn close!
I think I need to learn to breathe and take it one moment at a time. What do you do to let go of anxiety and fear?

International Women’s Day

Alright so as most of you know I’ve had a hell of a year and it all started on IWD in 2017. Getting fired on that day and having to deal with the side effects…


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