I’m been suffering from generalized anxiety disorder for my whole adult life, since the age of 14. I definitely had signs of anxiety before that, but it didn’t get scary until my mid teens. I didn’t get properly diagnosed and medicated until I was 20.
These essays give an unfiltered view into the thought processes of someone suffering from severe generalized anxiety disorder. Later, I would be diagnosed with chronic migraine. Both had a profound impact on my professional life