Write about your strongest memory of heart-pounding belly-twisting nervousness: what caused the adrenaline? Was it justified? How did you respond?

wow, i’m so far away from that feeling. ¬†because when you have one that is sooooo huge, the one’s you are “supposed” to have, you just don’t anymore. ¬†like that car that just turned lanes right into us and forced us onto the shoulder this evening. ¬†it didn’t even barely give rise to an extra heartbeat or two. ¬†but, no, the last time was when i was waiting for the police to come and get me, actually. ¬†i knew they were coming even though there was no reason, really, for me to think they were. ¬†i knew they were.

was it justified?  actually, no.  because now that i know what happens, it was much worse in my head than in reality.

how did you respond?  i guess i still am, so the ripple affect of that experience is quite profound, but i also think that it helps me like in the situation this evening driving because i was able to not overreact.

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