I am currently in the throws of experiencing the strength of my own Super Anxiety Powers. I am unable to pinpoint the specific origin this time. Somehow I feel that if I could define the cause, I could zero in with some laser precision and knock it out.
Power and control, baby
A dangerous illusion, I know
I’m not sure how anyone else’s anxiety takes over their being, but mine has such a grip on me right now, that I am finding it difficult to control my fingers and hands as I type this.
My Super Anxiety begins with an overwhelming feeling in my stomach gut, which then travels outwards through my body. The feeling is very intense through my thighs and up to my chest regions.
Perhaps not unlike butterflies on cocaine…
super intense tainted death cocaine, I think.
Once it hits my heart region, I can hear every sound every piece of my heart arteries and valves make. This is so overwhelming and intense in my eardrums, that it feels as if my heart is going to explode out through my ears.
Sometimes I can take a few naproxen sodium (like Aleve) to bring the intensity down to a manageable level. Sometimes soothing hot tea brings it in check. Sometimes playing a mindless computer game and taking a rest, does the trick. I have been trying all of these, and my Super Anxiety Power is all ‘honey badger don’t care’ on me.
I had to stay perfectly prone and still for 10 minutes the other day
in order to just make some muffins.
Muffins, that’s all
Not even scary muffins, just muffins for my sweet puffin muffin bear boy to eat
because that is what he had requested
I am currently in the naproxen/hot tea and rest mode – yet, still experiencing barely controlled Super Anxiety Powers.
Over the past few days, I have heard myself screaming over and over in my head, kind of like a waking nightmare with blood curdling screams. It has been so bad that at least twice I have had to look carefully around to see if I was screaming out loud or if it was just in my head. So far, it has been my imagination (knocks on wood and crosses all fingers and toes).
I am wondering if this is my brain waking up from some of the protective numbness or disassociation from my experiences these past few years.
Regardless, I have to keep working on figuring out how to cope, manage and take responsibility for this Super Anxiety Power so that I can keep Mr8 and myself healthy and safe.
Here’s to the hope that my Super Anxiety Powers can be used for progress!
Tap that SAP
Hold up – that sounds gross
I will consult and suggest that this SAP get to work on the basement
Love, Ms Herisme xo