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Response to Tobin S. (Reply #7)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 09:43 PM

26. Thanks Tobin...

We share a lot in common as you have pointed out in the past. Perhaps I will be able to summon the courage to get through like you have. I vacillate back and forth so much on the issue every day that I would think I suffer from bipolarism if I didn't know any better. One moment I'm fairly confident and talking to the teacher and students to clarify things. The next I'm a total mess. Back and forth. Even at my best though there is far too much background anxiety and it's constantly sapping my energy levels. I REALLY need to be able to somehow narrow my window of focus to at most a week at a time. I don't know how but I feel that's the key. If I can't put the rest of the stuff in the "fog of war" ahead of me and not think of it I could do it. But instead I always but everything in the context of the whole semester or more at once.

"I can't understand X RIGHT FUCKING NOW, how am I going to get through all this stuff when it's only going to get harder". Instead I should just say to myself "ok let's sit down until I understand x. Now when y comes up later (whenever that may be) I'll understand and or do the same with that". But I don't feel this in my bones, instead my brain just shuts off.

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