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Something that builds up inside of you. Things that make old women yell at their husbands and teachers break down crying.
Tons of commercials about pills that calm you down, and yoga instructors throwing 1-800 numbers at you.
People have several different ways of getting rid of it- Drugs, cleaning, shopping, etc.
And a lot of older folks like to say things like: "You're too young! What do you know about stress?"
But stress builds up in the youngest kids, too, even if they don't know it.
In fourth grade, cold sores on the side of my mouth popped out. Stress from my biological father, changes, lots of things the average person doesn't go through their whole life.
And it came back again. Trying to be good around teachers. Getting good grades. Not messing up.
But things relieve that stress. Things that make the cold sores disappear.
The feel of a hoop riding around my waist, stiff strings on a bass running on my fingers, the stretchy kandi bracelets around my arms, and the soft col