Fear, Control and Sweating Out the Crazy

August 6, 2014 5:27 PM

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Fear, Control and Sweating Out the Crazy

My fiance asked me yesterday if I was about to get my period. He can always sense my tension, sensitivity, and irritability, but the ironic thing is that I'm not even close to getting my monthly frenemy. I've been feeling hormonal and PMS-y this past week, and I haven't been able to figure out why. What the hell is the matter with me right now? It sucks enough that I have to feel this way half of the month, and now I'm feeling like this all the time? Nuh uh, no way, not acceptable. After discussing my anxious jittery state with several friends, I realized that I'm stressed out. Plain and simple.

Yes, I'm getting married in about six weeks, and there are some things to take care of logistically before that day. Yes, I'm busy. Yes, I'm concerned about my career shift into writing. Yes, I feel like I just can't keep up with everything there is to do. Yes, I'm worried about making money. One of...

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