also I’m considering going vegan. not permanently. just for a month to see what happens.
basically I have asthma. bad. I have my whole life and I’m taking meds for it. I truly do have to take them or I just don’t breathe. and I really don’t want to take meds anymore. I also have pretty chronic back pain all the time and the doctors cannot figure out what is wrong.
I know a lot of people that have healed themselves from various diseases by changing their diet to a plant-based diet. so…maybe it will work for me too. and if it does, I will definitely continue eating that way.
I’m pretty sure I’m starting it after my birthday, which is this Sunday! Oct 5th.
So…I’m five weeks into my doctorate program in clinical psychology.
I am up to my eyeballs in readings, weekly papers, long term assignments, class presentations/facilitations, and study sessions.
and I’m loving it.
It feels so good to be practicing actual skills that I will be using for my career and learning about things that I’ll actually need to know in my daily life for my job.…
My life is one big struggle. The struggle is soooooo very real. At the doctors and anxiety is thru the roof. Super sick of back pain. Also kind of thinking my asthma medication is what is causing my back pain. But I don’t think they are going to listen to me about that.
As orientation approaches as well as my first day of work AND class, I’ve noticed my anxiety has become increasingly prevalent. At first it was no big deal – just excitement – probably because it still seemed far off enough to put distance between me and the actual events. Now, with orientation tomorrow and my first day of grad school & work quickly soon after…I’m definitely starting to feel the…