For several years now we've seen that Sarah struggles with the same sort of anxiety stuff that Larry & Savannah deal with. The difference has been that we can "talk her down" from the edge of an anxiety attack usually....we can reason with her & help her see that she's worrying & stressing over something that is no big deal. But recently that has shifted. I'm sure that her getting nearer to puberty has something to do with that, but it's exhausting. Today she literally started crying 10 minutes after she woke up. Her teacher emailed me today & said she'd been crying off and on all morning. And this afternoon/evening, she spent at least 3 hours in tears over one thing or another. She finds the craziest things to worry about...imagined situations that haven't occurred, things that happened months ago, things that MAY happen, whether or not something she said was said the right way, whether or not it would be perceived as cheating when she glanced at her neighbor's paper in school. Oh my heavens I'm worn out from the hours spent comforting & petting & snuggling & talking.
Please pray for my sweet girl when her name comes to mind.
3 years ago