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The days were long .. my heart and soul were heavy with an underlying anxiety. I woke up with it and went to sleep with it. It was part of my life and my body. I didn’t know what peace felt like anymore.

The day ended against my will. All I wanted was time to stop, to pull the clock and hold to the hands, so I could delay the inevitable. Just for a few more moments of peace, a makeshift peace but it was better than what was to…