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August 17, 2009

I Gave a Speech Last Week

I didn't end writing about it here beforehand, but I gave a speech last week. It's only the second time I have ever done this. The first time I gave a speech, I drank a lot beforehand to help calm my nerves. I know that is not a good solution, and I know of the many issues with drinking and social anxiety. This time, though, I only used a beta blocker before the speech. I did not feel great during the talk, but I felt pretty good.

There are many days that are still terrible for me with anxiety. There are days where anxiety gets the better of me, and every day I feel like l need to manage my anxiety. But last week reminded me that there are days that are really good for my anxiety. This was a milestone that I'm very proud of.

Posted by successfullyshy at August 17, 2009 10:12 PM