I don’t know how long I sat there, staring, emotionless, growing colder with each passing minute. My hands were shaking, my body shivering, and I felt sick inside.
I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t know what to feel. All I could feel, all I was consciously aware of was the cold. It was so very cold.
Yet the temperature in the room was normal. The air conditioner was off, the ceiling fan had ceased spinning, but I was cold.
Is this what shock feels like? Who knew that anger, white hot anger, could make a body feel so cold? Was I angry? Was that an emotion?
Well, perhaps there is progress, because a moment ago, I was numb and unable to feel anything. Anger is better than apathy.
But I’m so cold. And I’m scared.
Yes, that is it, another emotion. I am scared. Fear.
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