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middle age :: pam

Harry Potter remembered the dreadful day Dumbledore had told him he must either kill Voldemort, or be killed; however, over the years, the lack of a timeframe for this showdown had stretched his fear into a kind of rubbery anxiety, so that often he could not recall exactly what was worrying him.

    TAGS:  books, death, anxiety, worry, Harry Potter

panic :: 'mouse

At first there were just spots which could be ignored or mopped up, but as the rising tide of paper covered his entire office floor, a cold layer of anxiety floated on top, quickly rising to envelop his chest, heart and lungs.

    TAGS:  work, heart, anxiety, chest, paper, panic, lungs

I’ve been voluntarily unemployed for two weeks now…why does the fact that I’m not panicking make me feel like I should panic?

    TAGS:  anxiety, unemployment, panic, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

I’ve been holding my breath for about 18 years.

    TAGS:  anxiety, anticipation, breath

bob gets paranoid :: 'mouse

As Bob sat staring blankly at the computer screen a gnawing anxiety began to grow, what if comments had been turned off on his favorite website because its owner had decided that Bob was a babbling idiot who wasn’t adding anything to the conversation, and was there a conversation, or was Bob just a babbling idiot who had been fooling himself all along?

    TAGS:  Bob, anxiety, babbling

Anxiety :: 'mouse

One of the scariest things in the modern world is to let a friend know your blog exists.

    TAGS:  anxiety, blogs, secrecy

My tummy’s filled with teeth that grind, my head is filled with butter-

    TAGS:  anxiety, heads, teeth

His psychologist tended to stare upwards just above his head, a fact which caused him no small amount of neurotic anxiety.

    TAGS:  anxiety, psychology, neurotic, staring, psychologists

Somehow, knowing that it was only a practice exam brings me no comfort at all.

    TAGS:  anxiety, exams, St. Joseph of Cupertino

While Milo has his anxiety closet, Toby has an anti-anxiety closet where he goes to escape the dangers of the world at large.

    TAGS:  fear, anxiety, hiding, closet

As the mother of a teenager, it felt to Patsy as though she had been re-enrolled in high school; she laid awake the night before the first day, trying to remember how to count to 100 in French and wondering whether geometry would defeat her as before.

    TAGS:  parenting, anxiety, Patsy, geometry

Sunday :: Br. Ezra

Sunday is the loneliest day of the week filling me with unease and dread.

    TAGS:  anxiety, dread, Sunday


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