Today I was able to take a walk around my neighborhood.  This seemingly small thing is a big deal because I have been afraid to go anywhere, especially on my own, for a long time now.  I was afraid I’d run out of breath or be abducted or have a panic attack or get stung by an insect and drop dead of an allergic reaction, etc.  Plus I despise having to walk past people and avoid eye contact and think that they’re staring at me.  

Back when I used to power walk around my neighborhood for hours, I would cross the street to avoid an oncoming person.  My eyes were always downcast except for crossing the street. 

I only made one lap around the neighborhood today, and I’m surprised I even managed to do that.  I am, unsurprisingly, terribly out of shape, but hey, at least I did it. 

This has been my pointless update of the day.  And I’m typing it on a phone for the first time in my life.  25 and just figuring out how to keep up with technology. 


About healandsurvive

27 years old with an Associates Degree in social sciences. Diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder, PTSD, OCD, anxiety. I also have been diagnosed with Vestibular Migraines and my everyday balance has taken a big hit, and I am basically off-balance and some level of dizzy 98% of the time. I enjoy painting, writing, acting, singing, reading, collaging, journaling; basically anything creative.
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