Facing Fears

Facing Fears

Germs. The word alone was enough to send me over the edge. I was so afraid of germs that even if I was speaking to someone on the phone, IN ANOTHER PROVINCE, and they sounded sick, I would be overcome…
Tranquil Lake

Getting Through The Day

How can I get through this day? When anxiety has gripped you, you find this question running through your mind on a constant loop. It feels like you’re trapped in your own skin.  You know what you need to do,…
Lara Sherry Health & Fitness - One Small Step

One Small Step

I showed up for class. That’s it.  One small step on my path to wellness, yet such a huge leap for me. For many people, it wouldn’t seem like a big deal, right?  Sign up for a class, show up,…

Take The Help

Up until this point I had never asked anyone for help. I thought if I asked for help I would look weak or incapable of taking care of my own life. Wasn’t I already weakened by NOT asking for help?…

Searching For Confirmation

I wanted to find someone else living my life. I wanted to find confirmation that I wasn’t alone. During the time I couldn’t leave my home, I would search endlessly online trying to find someone sharing a story that was…
Anxiety - One Step At A time

One Step at a Time

One step at a time. That’s how my life started over again. One step at a time. I was paralyzed. I couldn’t leave my house. I couldn’t move. My anxiety had taken hold and it wasn’t letting go. The day…