The editor of my college alumni magazine asked me to write an essay about going public. I did, and now it's out. Read it here .
A note to any of you who are insecure about your writing: As I write more and more, I get more and more insecure. I wrote three versions of the piece and sent them all in to the editor. This is not really professional behavior, but it was all I could do.
See, even with Effexor and generic Buspar, I still have a residual amount of anxiety.