Wednesday, November 12, 2008

"Fire"

I was at a presentation tonight for teachers. In the middle of the presentation, the presenter starts to give an example about our senses and chooses smelling smoke and a fire in the house as her example. This was a small group of teachers, all who knew my story, and I felt like maybe this presenter should have known better.

As soon as she said "smell smoke," my heart started racing. I actually plugged my ears because I was so stressed out about thinking about this imaginary fire and running out of the house. It is amazing to me that just the word caused such a reaction.

2 comments:

  1. It sounds like a perfectly normal reaction considering all you've been through lately.

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  2. Wow, that must have been hard, especially because you weren't at all expecting to have such feelings there. I'm so sorry.

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