I'm finally home from my week of chaos. I made it! It feels soooooo good to be at home relaxing knowing that all the family obligations are over with. Of course it makes me sad that I have had to look at it as "obligations" but that's what living with anxiety can do to person - drain the joy out of what is supposed to be joyful.
When we finally got home my husband and I settled down to watch a holiday classic - "It's a Wonderful Life". I grew up watching it all the time and it turned into a tradition to watch it every year around the holidays... but it's been a few years since I've watched it. I'm so happy we watched it tonight... Tonight it had more meaning than it ever had before. It's almost like I never really paid attention to the true meaning of the movie until now - or maybe I was being guided to pay extra attention - given the way I've been feeling lately... Read more »