What It Took to Finally Stand Up to My Biggest Fear
I was in the emergency room in the spring of 2021 when I decided something had to change. I had driven to the hospital so many times in the past few years that I knew the directions to the emergency room and the intake questions by heart. I don’t have a life-threatening condition, as you might imagine. I have a pathological fear of vomiting, also called emetophobia, and over the years, I have tried everything to try to prevent it.