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Packing Anxiety


suitcaseAs I write, we are leaving for a trip this weekend overseas. The weather could be raining and cold or hot and muggy. I planned to start packing today.

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  • September 15, 2018 at 11:06 am

    Dear Laura,
    Count me in. HATE packing. Always go with an overstuffed suitcase and don’t wear some of the items and regret having brought so much bc I could have bought some Oaxaca T-shirts intead of some of the ones I brought that you can almost see through from age. It’s Saturday and I decided to stay close to home bc my wisdom tooth was extracted on Thursday morning and it hurts and the meds make me a little woozy, nicely woozy actually. I figured this would be a good day to start to impemente the packing list I made two weeks ago. I think you left that out. Making a list weeks in advance helps alleviate a bit of hte anxiety. Another thing you didn’t mention in your VERY good list of behavioral questions (I had a behavioral therapist for about six months in NYC) was that when you travel, fellow travellers cut you slack, and so should the locals; and if they don’t, are they really worth worring about anyway. BTW, I’m going to the Dordogne in SW France this Tuesday so if I start packing my one carry on suitcase and one carry on back pack today, I may make it in time for the flight!

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