Two weeks ago, Story’s school called me on both of her school days to let me know she was having some anxiety, especially around using the bathroom at school. Then, last week the problems continued. I took Story to the doctor and ruled out a UTI.
Earlier this week, I finished journaling back through all my underlines from the book Running On Empty, which I read a few months ago and have been slowly processing ever since. But that finish is only a beginning.
If Annie said it, I believe it. And she, of course, meant writing.
It is hard not to constantly compare other writers to Anne Lamott, she who thinks of things so ordinary as the eagle on your credit card as a way to help us aspiring writers know what we shouldn’t be chasing.
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