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How Well Do You Deal With Stress?

Let me preface this by saying that I have had a week from hell this last week. I have been under a lot of stress in the last year or so, but this last week took the cake. Hopefully, tomorrow's blog post will give you more insight into what happened, how I handled it, and what you should know about medical prepping. 

That word medical is a stressor for most people. I am not exempt from it either.

I have been under tons of stress over my lifetime. Some of it is self-inflicted. Some of it has come from marriage and divorce. Some of it has been completely related to parenting. Some of it has been relationships and friendships. Work plays a big factor too. Life can be very stressful.

You can let that stress overwhelm you if you choose to let it. I was letting it. I used to be a professional at handling stress and keeping it from eating me away. However, my usual tactics for dealing with it over the course of time were failing me big time. 

My blood pressure was 150/80 the last time I had i…