Social Distancing

This isolation journey has been so hard for me

Normally as an introvert I can do fine when I’m alone 

So this isolating should be easy right

Except for someone like me 

Who is anxious most of her family that she lives with 

Now with her stuck home with her family she feels trapped 

Unable to relax and be her authentic self 

It began with days or weeks straight of binge eating and binge watching trapped away in my room 

But then I got sick and I realized I need to treat my body better and the way I’ve been living will only hurt me

So here I am

Working on living with intention to push through and grow

Not just give up and hide away and distract myself 

But to face these fears

Be my authentic self anyways 

This poem is about: 
My family


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