Apologies for the terrible image quality - I’m lacking scanner access at the minute so I had to take these photos on my phone
I was reading hyperbole and a half’s blog entry explaining their experience of depression and decided to make another sketchy comic based on my experiences with anxiety, which is another mental illness I think people tend to misunderstand quite frequently
Hopefully this will be of use to some people - whether they suffer from anxiety themselves or if they just want to know more about it
ACCURATE AS FUCK
For those who don’t actually know… I do, in fact, have horrible anxiety issues. I have full-blown panic attacks as well. And yes, this is accurate.
Now for the sad truth… at times, even those of us WITH anxiety issues end up being on the um-supportive side of the fence after a while. Sometimes because we haven’t had an issue in a while and simply forget that other people have it. Or sometimes because the other person’s anxiety actually triggers our own, but we don’t want to tell them, so we try to make it go away. But… it’s not right then, either. Just the sad truth.
It’s strange how sometimes I let so much of myself out on tumblr and I don’t have any idea why I choose to do so. Hmm…
I am trying to go to Japan on a study abroad this summer. It turns out I will be very underfunded. I thought that I would certainly get enough financial aid for this, based on research that I did and talking to others who had gone on the same program. Since I will be underfunded I am trying to…