Yesterday was super stressful at work. There's a lot going on and a lot of people dashing about like chipmunks on a sugar high. Combine that with the heat, and cranky becomes a hive state.
I am glad I don't have to physically be there today, but I am feeling a heightened state of anxiety this morning that is making it difficult to focus.
My chest feels tight, like I'm standing under a piano that's held with a single, creaking rope. I should move, but I'm transfixed in horror.
They say a panic attack only lasts 20 minutes. What they don't tell you is how long before your brain chemistry creates the next one.