I feel like I’ve been really absent from my social network lately. I’m sure part of that feeling is because I’ve barely attended choir in the past month (which feels more like a year at this point). But even with my online outlets, I realize that I’ve been very quiet and reactive — mainly responding when people prod me or replying to others’ posts. Unfortunately, this behavior is part of who I am: when I’m stressed or having a bad time, I turn into a turtle, pull in, and get quiet. But I figured it was time to at least offer some explanation for my retreat into Full Turtle Mode.
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